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previous: jayman I certainly love mine...don't know ... -- 7/4/2004 7:21 PM View Thread

Re: Copper Rectifier Tube -- Anybody tried 'em?

7/6/2004 1:15 AM
Re: Copper Rectifier Tube -- Anybody tried 'em?
I have a WV4 Copper Cap in my Mission 5E3 clone, which is equivalent to a 5V4 rectifier tube. I run 6L6s and have the zener diode switched out, so I went with a slightly stiffer 'rectifier'. I also have recently built a Marshall 18 watt clone, and I have a Copper Cap in that, too (it's a WCA4).  
I like the idea of a rectifier that acts like a tube, but is relaible as all hell and lightens the load on the PT slightly. Easy "mod" to undo, too.

jayman I like mods that let the amp run ea... -- 7/6/2004 9:54 AM