A Switchmode Power Supply Suitable for Audio Power Amplifiers
Power supplies for audio amplifiers have different requirements than typical commercial power supplies. A tabulation of power supply parameters that affect the audio application is presented and discussed. Different types ofaudio amplifiers are categorized and shown to have different requirements. Over time new technologies have emerged which affect the implementation of AC to DC converters used in audio amplifiers. A brief history of audio power supply technology is presented. The evolution of a newly proposed interleaved boost with LLC resonant half bridge topology from preceding technologies is shown. The operation of the new topology is explained and its advantages are shown by a simulation of the circuit.
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