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previous: M/J Re: voltage drop? -- 8/26/1999 3:15 AM View Thread

How 'bout a 5Y3 ?

8/26/1999 12:27 PM
J FletcherHow 'bout a 5Y3 ?
You might also try a 5Y3 rectifier tube, or perhaps a 5V4. These both draw 2 amps for filament current vs. 3 amps for the 5U4. This might give you the B+ you're looking for. They'll have more voltage drop than a 5AR4. I've never done the zener thing myself...Jerry

SpeedRacer 5Y3's work, but the amp gets really... -- 8/26/1999 12:37 PM