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Re: 5AR4 vs Dual 5V4's... any difference?

4/1/2004 12:51 AM
jon
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Re: 5AR4 vs Dual 5V4's... any difference?
Depending on the current draw, I'd expect not only a bit more sag but also a lower B+ by a few volts.  
"Tonewise" this can get sticky in a fixed bias situation where the B- isn't tracking the B+ and you just sub rectifiers without resetting idle.  
Jon

 
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