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3R System AK6-600M Power Supply Review
Author: Gabriel Torres 15,445 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: March 27, 2012
Page: 3 of 11
Transient Filtering Stage

As we have mentioned in other articles and reviews, the first place we look when opening a power supply for a hint about its quality, is its filtering stage. The recommended components for this stage are two ferrite coils, two ceramic capacitors (Y capacitors, usually blue), one metalized polyester capacitor (X capacitor), and one MOV (Metal-Oxide Varistor). Very low-end power supplies use fewer components, usually removing the MOV and the first coil. 

In the transient filtering stage, this power supply is flawless, with all of the required components.

3R System AK6-600M power supply
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Figure 8: Transient filtering stage

On the next page, we will have a more detailed discussion about the components used in the 3R System AK6-600M.

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