Comparison of Standards for Amplifier Power Ratings

by Pat Brown Finding information on amplifier power standards on the Internet is a challenge. Much of the information is anecdotal and subject to interpretation. I conducted some research to […]

Driving the 4 ohm Load

by Pat Brown Amplifier power ratings are good for window shopping and water cooler chats. If you need to drive a real-world 4 ohm Load, you need the matrix. Long […]

Amplifier Loading – The Parade Route Scenario

In the article, Pat Brown describes several ways that loudspeakers can be driven using a parade route scenario. There are several competing philosophies among audio power amplifier designers as to […]