A Comparison Of Traditional And Modern Audio Amps

A lot has changed in terms of the technology that is used in audio amplifiers over the years. Just a decade ago, tube amplifiers were commonplace. Also, the majority of amps would be bulky, easily run hot and consume lots of power. In contrast, modern amps have become very power efficient and small. In this article, I’ll describe how new technology has made this dramatic change possible.

While in the past, many people would purchase a separate preamplifier and main amplifier, nowadays, everything has shrunk enough to fit inside a single enclosure. Even though there are still fans which are … Read the rest