Linear triangular waveform vs linear ramp for class D amp

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by iimagine, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. iimagine

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    Linear triangular waveform is usually recommended over a linear ramp for a typical class D amp. I am wondering why this is?
     
  2. Alec_t

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    I'm guessing perhaps because of reduced harmonic content?
     
  3. Jony130

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    A triangle waveform is better (gives lower THD ) because triangle will give you nice symmetrical and center aligned PWM.
     
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