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5 Ch AMP weight compare - Is transformer the reason for the weight?

MasterApex

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Proceed AMP5 , 5x125W @8ohm, 3 transformers , weight 110lb

Monolith 5X, [email protected], One 1040VA + One 800VA transformer, weight 78lb

Krell KAV500, 5x100W @8ohm, One 1000VA transformer, weight 47lb

Emotiva XPA5 , 5x250W @8ohm, ??VA transformer, switch mode power supply , weight 46lb
 

Beave

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The large transformers are definitely a large part of the weight. Second most is probably the extruded aluminum heatsinks.
 
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