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previous: Graywater Josh,How much curre... -- 8/31/2000 2:36 PM View Thread

Re: getting "sag" with resistors

8/31/2000 4:41 PM
Josh
Re: getting "sag" with resistors
what I meant by "strength" is that the PT puts out 150mA- more than plenty for a 5E3 circuit. I do have 3A on the rectifier. but I had always thought that tubes like 5U4 and 5AR4 had less drop and that a 5Y3 would be the "saggiest".  
I did have pretty good luck mounting a 220 ohm resistor on the rectifier tube socket in series with the B+. It gets pretty warm, but its still alive.  
Josh

 
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Graywater Josh,The B supply c... -- 8/31/2000 5:36 PM