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    Choke vs. resistor


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    Choke vs. resistor

    Post by corndog71 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:28 pm

    I was wondering if the chokes are particularly better than a resistor and if not what value would be ideal for the ST120?


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    Re: Choke vs. resistor

    Post by sailor on Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:31 pm

    Using chokes in a power supply preservers more of the power. Resistors burn off power to clean the signal. Resistors are a lot cheaper but I think in Amplifiers you are better off with chokes. In a preamp where you are dealing with such low mil-amps to begin with resistors make more sense. You can play with the calculators below to see exactly how LC and RC filters work.

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