I have been contemplating getting a David Berning amp for my Tannoys for some time now. The problem is, Berning uses an SMPS based power supply in the amps. I have tried some SMPS based amps and CDPs before (Crayon Audio, Linn). The result has been very discouraging. The sound was always somewhat digital, 2 dimensional, grainy and ultimately more irritating than relaxing.
I live near 3 huge radio towers so the RFI in my area is very high. I was told that these high bandwidth switching power supplies are much more susceptible to RFI and that is why the RFI pollutes the signal causing the kind of sound I hear from these equipments. Can this be true ? Will that also mean getting a Berning amp will be a no no ?
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Topic - Is it advisable to use a Berning amp in a high RFI zone ? - Plinius_Fan 20:16:54 09/01/16 (2)
- RE: Is it advisable to use a Berning amp in a high RFI zone ? - Lew 12:09:02 09/12/16 (0)
- RE: Is it advisable to use a Berning amp in a high RFI zone ? - ahendler 07:34:56 09/04/16 (0)