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Hammond 125 Series OT-Anyone use them?


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10/4/2000 3:16 PM
Doug H
Hammond 125 Series OT-Anyone use them?
Tried this in the main forum and no one bit:  
 
 
 
I've got a modded Electar 10 (S/E EL34 ~10W) and I was thinking of  
 
converting the external speaker output to 8 ohms for driving a pair of 12's. Has  
 
anyone tried any of the Hammond "universal" output transformers? How do  
 
they sound?  
 
 
 
This amp currently has a single tap OT for driving the internal 4 ohm spkr as  
 
well as an external jack, with a switch that cuts off the spkr when the ext spkr  
 
plug is engaged. I was thinking of replacing the jack with one that has an  
 
isolated "break" switch. Then run the 8ohm tap to the jack, and run the 4ohm  
 
tap through the switch. I was thinking of using a Hammond 125E.  
 
 
 
Any sanity checking of my approach would be appreciated.  
 
 
 
Thanks,  
 
 
 
Doug
 
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10/4/2000 7:06 PM
Don Symes

Unless there's a particular reason you just gotta have 8 ohms - like an existing cab you can't/don't_wanna rewire to 4 - you do sound sane.  
 
 
 
Can't answer re: sound, though.
 

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