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Re: Super capacitors

Post by Mike H » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:09 am

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I have boxes and boxes full of components, but never the right ones!

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Re: Super capacitors

Post by rowuk » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:10 pm

My best results are with LC power supplies. Then smaller caps can sound really like...NOTHING.

The smallest sonic footprint of any power supply that I have built has been this way.
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Re: Super capacitors

Post by Max N » Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:19 pm

Does a battery supply solve any of these problems?
When Chord decided to do a desktop version of their Hugo DAC, I think they retained the battery supply?

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Re: Super capacitors

Post by Nick » Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:50 pm

Not so much as you still have the problem of finding a battery chemistry that produces the correct voltage or you are adding a regulator to the output, and you still have the charging and discharge voltage variation. Nothing that a battery supplying a regulator doesn't solve, but a transformer supplying a regulator does the same job (though maybe not with as much of a marketing win).
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Re: Super capacitors

Post by IslandPink » Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:43 pm

:D
rowuk wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:10 pm
The smallest sonic footprint of any power supply that I have built has been this way.
Now try shunt-regulated !
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