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Plate voltages on 6BQ5's...

4/30/1999 7:03 PM
F.J.R.

Plate voltages on 6BQ5's...
In my home-brew AC-30 I'm hitting pins # 7 & 9 at @ 390 volts... estimate ma = @ 35 ma...TONE=AWESOME!...Is this O.K.?...6BQ5's are SOVTEK...100ohm resistor is bias value (power supply)...X4 220's are doing the screens...I've been pumeling amp for @ 1 hour and the plates are not yet glowing!...Is this recommended, or am I GONNA DAMAGE SOMTHING?...Frank.

 
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Bob S If they get too hot they'll just bu... -- 4/30/1999 9:33 PM