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Re: An heartfelt request of help - power amps break-in.

You get extreme variation of opinion. Klaus at Odyssey talks abut weeks, while Peter Aczel says that caps form in a few seconds, and that's all there is.

I would take a middle position. It stands to reason that everything has to warm up and reach a stable condition. Devices in the amp have thermal coefficients and their values will change as the temperature changes. An Odyssey monoblock weighs about 30 kg, so it probably takes some time to stabilize;maybe this is why Klaus says to keep them turned on.


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