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Re: High B+ in homebrew

6/3/2000 9:43 PM
Peter S
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Re: High B+ in homebrew
Don,  
EL34's are rated for 800volts on the plates. Music Man amps are class B amps....they run the screen much lower, also the Cathode to plate voltage is actually only around 550 or 600volts.  
As far as lower the B+.....you can use a zener to lower it maybe a 100 volts or so. I've never tried to get that much voltage drop with a zener, but maybe someone else on here has. You could hunt for a lower voltage tranny too.  
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DonJ Peter, Thanks for the reply. I'm ki... -- 6/3/2000 10:31 PM