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Re: standby switch : what is the best ?

9/4/2003 5:06 PM
Philip Morrison
Re: standby switch : what is the best ?
I like the 5AR4/GZ34 & no standby on my personal amps. Slow turn on(even with current production tubes to the best of my knowledge) takes care of the tube damage concerns.  
That said, if a standby is desired, my personal preference is the old 'Fender' way. (which is to say just a switch interrupting the B+ after the rectifier or after the first filter node such as #2 above). There are many more complicated methods that also work but I'm a simple guy.  
Good fortune  
Philip Morrison

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