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Re: 5150 plate resistors

4/29/2003 9:44 PM
Re: 5150 plate resistors
There are three other aspects to the Marshall 30th Ann. amp: the cathode followers ease the layout on the PCB since there are no "flipped over" gain stages using one tube per stage; the noise is potentially less; gain per stage is potentially maximised. It still seems like quite a waste. I've never met anyone who liked the sound of that channel.  
Three stages will do the distortion most people like and use.  
Four stages will do any distortion desired.  
Five+ and you are asking for noise problems unless the layout, grounding and decoupling are up to the task.  
Have fun  
Kevin O'Connor

Joe N. Well, the only thing I'm most conce... -- 4/30/2003 12:53 AM