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What are the reasons to choose Class A/AB/H over D in this day and age?

mocenigo

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I think this has more to do with why new Class AB is being made. Doubtful anyone is suggesting people should discard their AB amps.

Well, the Topping LA90 shows AB has still some life in it.
 

mocenigo

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This. data shows a high end Class D performing Well with a purly Restive load.
Now do this test with you average cheap class d an an real reactive speaker impedance.
Now do this test with an expensive OTL tube amplifier and a real reactive speaker impedance.
 

H-713

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Now do this test with an expensive OTL tube amplifier and a real reactive speaker impedance.
OTL tube amps are a niche product that have been around for 80 years and never had stellar performance in this regard. Your point?
 

mocenigo

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OTL tube amps are a niche product that have been around for 80 years and never had stellar performance in this regard. Your point?

That it depends not on the class but on its realisation.
 
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