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Re: Transformer for a Matchless hotbox clone?

6/23/2000 3:39 PM
Steve M.
Re: Transformer for a Matchless hotbox clone?
You can do the same thing with 1 flatpack, if it has dual primaries/secondaries (put a doubler on the 120v output)  
 
....hmmmm.... I'm not sure about this, unles you mean a transformer with two COMPLETELY SEPARATE 120v windings, otherwise the mains will be directly connected to the effect, and this will not be good. When it comes to mains stuff, if in doubt, DONT!  
 
The one problem with using a single flatpack tranny is that there is no filament winding. So you have to use two anyway. Signal,Hammond, and Magnetek/Triad make a 120:240v and a 120:12v or 120:6v transformers. I've used a 120:240v tranny from Magnetek, but had to add a filament transformer to power the tubes' filaments.  
 
Hope this helps,  
 
Steve

 
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Steve M. BTW, 6/23/2000 3:44 PM