#1
i've read that some master volume controls/designs are better than other MV controls.

i can't recall any spacifics, other than maybe the "good" MVs allow for more of a "power-amp-cranked" tone/feel

from the little i remember, these "good" MVs are not attenuators.
#2
It's not really the master volume that makes a particular amp sound good at low volumes. They all use practically the same design. It's all in the filtering that takes place throughout the preamp. Many designs don't filter enough bass/highs so you wind up with a fizzy/loose mess at low volumes. This is compensated for at higher volumes due to Fletcher-Munson curves.
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#3
Quote by mmolteratx
It's not really the master volume that makes a particular amp sound good at low volumes. They all use practically the same design. It's all in the filtering that takes place throughout the preamp. Many designs don't filter enough bass/highs so you wind up with a fizzy/loose mess at low volumes. This is compensated for at higher volumes due to Fletcher-Munson curves.


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