Ex Lion Tamer wrote:Ooooh, I totally love those knobs!
StevenO wrote:Ex Lion Tamer wrote:Ooooh, I totally love those knobs!
There's a joke here...
sookwinder wrote: ...are those yellowy caps what people call "mustard caps"...
Ibanez666 wrote:So, what are the advantages then?
øøøøøøø wrote:Ibanez666 wrote:So, what are the advantages then?
less metal used in the core, for one thing. This is probably a big part of why you often see them used in Eastern Europe during the communist era... labor was probably easier to come by than materials/alloys used in transformer laminations. It's also why they would cut the corners off the laminations... an extra labor step, but saved material.
But in audio terms, they have higher efficiency, lower capacitive coupling, and they can also be wired as humbucking, unlike an E/I core transformer!
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