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Re: (max,again!)Can i use old EL34 as rectifier.

12/8/1999 7:48 PM
Benjamin Fargen
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Re: (max,again!)Can i use old EL34 as rectifier.
MAX,  
I don't think using an EL34 for rectification would be such a good idea.......I have never seen an amp design that used this configuration (that doesn't mean it never existed!!!).......but is it really a good idea......I don't know?  
I would just use four 1N4007's for your rectifier.  
I have built several 2 x EL84 amps with SS and they had plenty of compression  
I think the others who have built these would agree that SS would be the easiest and very effective.  
 
Just my 1.5 cents  
 
Benjamin Fargen.