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Is Burn-in a Lie?

By December 2, 2013No Comments

Contrary to all the rumors, there’s no such thing as burn in. Capacitors form in a matter of seconds and bias stabilizes shortly thereafter. A correctly designed amplifier sounds just as good in hour 1001 as it does in hour 1. But sometimes loudspeakers sound their best once they’re broken in. This can take anywhere from a couple of hours to a couple of days.

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Is Burn-in a Lie?


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