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previous: TubeHead Re: Bass pot causes major prob - no More! -- 9/11/1999 6:25 AM View Thread

check the decoupling resistor

9/13/1999 3:08 PM
J Fletchercheck the decoupling resistor
If the value of the decoupling resistor has dropped, it would have a similar effect as the cap going bad. The older designs that used an 8 uf decoupling cap generally used a higher value decoupling resistor. Say 10K vs 4K7. Increasing the value of the decoupling resistor has a similar effect as increasing the value of the decoupling cap, but the available high voltage drops...Jerry