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Re: Thoughts....

8/25/2000 3:52 AM
Re: Thoughts....
Carl sed:  
I can safely say that it seems that around 450 volts is a good compromise for most current production stuff out there. You get your voltages way up there and the amp sounds sterile.  
To which I reply:  
Carl, I can relate to the high voltages, I built a 5E5 Pro circuit around the tranny's and output tubes from an old Bell Labs PA. The pair of Tung-Sol 6550's are running with a plate voltage of 550v with the screens at 450v. It's loud and CLEAN running into an EV Force 15. The only way I can get any distortion out of it is to pull the 12AY7's and put in 12AX7's.