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Re: impedance selection

3/21/1998 6:26 AM
liamRe: impedance selection
Yes, but running 16 ohms on an 8 ohm impedance select doesn't cause the same voltage rise as running no load. If you're worried about over voltage on the OT the trick is to run a chain of power diodes in parallel with the secondary windings. That way it can't actually happen. But yes, it does seem to give the valves a harder time, and so you get power amp distortion at a far lower output.