output transformer


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output transformer

[′au̇t‚pu̇t tranz‚fȯr·mər]
(electronics)
The iron-core audio-frequency transformer used to match the output stage of a radio receiver or an amplifier to its loudspeaker or other load.
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Full rated power can be output from 30 Hz to 40 kHz with minimal distortion through the use of proprietary Nagra-designed output transformers.
The footprint of the 13W/Class 3 output transformers is 40% smaller than competitive packages.
The amp combines the power of traditional push-pull amps with the sonic benefits of single-ended triode amps because it uses no output transformers (and it is direct coupled).
Back when tubes were the dominant amplifying device, the need for two large output transformers and a power transformer along with a large surface area for cooling made separates (amp and preamp) almost a necessity, especially if the amp had more than 25 watts per channel.