Drubbing wrote:dingostolemyipod wrote:Marcus wrote:It's not the first time I've seen something like this, either. Someone else might have links to one of the previous funtime Head-Fi overpriced overhauls.
you must be thinking of singlepower
That's the one. Oh, what sitcom hilarity that was. IRRC, the pushback on that showed what a shill factory that place had descended to. Just as well that the two builders involved weren't sponsors, otherwise the members' ban stick would have copped a pasting.
Yeah textbook electrically compromised rats nest design. I seriously think that boutique and amateur sound equipment manufacturers who are proponents of point to point wiring designs are just trying to cheap out on costs. I am an amateur and I know how dodgy that kind of design is. Not very professional to use it outside of prototyping, as access to quality pcb production is not that difficult to find. You can produce the boards yourself at home with the right setup *cough* and improper disposal of etchant */cough*.
Got to love that audiophile sound:
EDIT: Reading more about the Single power amps, their simpler designs worked well. Which as I said before, the problem is when designs get complicated and people still use wire to wire designs.