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Originally Posted by

**Chris J**

The SE output is simply one half of the balanced output.

The BHA- 1 is designed to drive headphones either SE or balanced witout any special tricks or compromise.

Got this right off the schematic.

If people prefer this amp with balanced output, what can I say? They like what they like!

**BTW, the manual states that this amp outputs 6 Watts per channel into 32 Ohms.**

It states *Maximum* 6W...

Here's some number quotes http://bryston.com/products/power_amps/BHA-1.html

**Load @ 600 Ohms:**

Hi - 10.9V Out @ 001% Power 200 mW

Lo - 5.45 V Out @ 001% Power 50 mW

Lo - 2.50 V Out @ 001% Power 10 mW

Lo - 788 mV Out @ 001%¹ Power 1 mW

**Load @ 300 Ohms:**

Hi - 10.8 V Out @ 001% Power 390 mW

Lo - 5.40 V Out @ 001% Power 50 mW

Lo - 1.79 V Out @ 001% Power 10 mW

Lo - 583 mV Out @ 001%¹ Power 1 mW

**Load @ 80 Ohms:**

Hi - 10.4 V Out @ 002% Power 1.35 W

Lo - 5.20 V Out @ 001% Power 383 mW

Lo - 887 mV Out @ 001% Power 10 mW

Lo - 345 mV Out @ 003% Power 1 mW

**Load @ 32 Ohms:**

Hi - 9.65 V Out @ 0.150% Power 2.9 W²

Lo - 4.84 V Out @ 002% Power 732 mW

Lo - 578 mV Out @ 001%¹ Power 10 mW

Lo - 185 m V Out @ 005%¹ Power 1 mW

Lo - 4.00 V Out @ 001% Power 500 mW³

Edited by ardilla - 12/21/12 at 12:53pm