ampage
Tube Amps / Music Electronics
For current discussions, please visit Music Electronics Forum. New: view Recent Searches.
New: visit Schematic Hell!
The sunn still shines online!

 
Listen to great tunes streaming live right now!

ampage archive

Vintage threads from the first ten years

Search for:  Mode:  

Tube sockets and boards


 
6/27/2003 4:48 AM
Steve A.
email
Tube sockets and boards
Leo:  
 
My intention is putting the sockets right on the board.  
 
    Here's a neat trick for integrating tube sockets with printed circuit boards:  
 
" target="_blank">http://www.blueguitar.org/new/pix/sss12ax7.jpg">  
 
http://www.blueguitar.org/new/pix/sss12ax7.jpg  
 
    Here's a picture of John Kelley Brown's Transatlantic that uses the same trick:  
 
http://www.blueguitar.org/new/schem/homebrew/trans_at.jpg  
 
    You get the advantages of the tight lead dress without the disadvantages (like the board being subjected to high temperatures from the tubes).  
 
Steve Ahola
 
6/27/2003 11:31 AM
pef
email

Do you need to make boards like this one ?  
 
http://www.users.skynet.be/bk262547/x88r_grow.JPG  
 
 
 
I just use Corel Draw to draw, and I route on paper, it's always better to route yourself...
 
6/27/2003 12:45 PM
Alf
email

Hi,  
 
I used that method too but I suggest making the holes in the board somewhat bigger as this makes accessibility a lot easier as I found out. If you want to change something for whatever reason, e.g. exchange the entire socket, you need bigger holes in my opinion.  
 
Regards Alf
 
6/27/2003 6:33 PM
jeremy-Scinnimim Amplfiers
email
Re: PCB Design for tube amps
ill be posting a pic in a few days of my solution to this dilemna.  
 
jeremy
 
<<First Page<Prev Page 2 of 2