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9/14/1999 1:21 PM
Whit
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Re: VINTAGE TRANS. QUES.
Dave,  
 
 
 
All the Hammond OT's are interleaved, I think.  
 
 
 
Don't know about other sources, but I'm sure R.G. does...  
 
 
 
... Whit
 
9/14/1999 2:49 PM
dave r.
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I was considering either the Hammond 50 watt OT with a 3.4K Primary;  
 
 
 
or  
 
 
 
Hoffman's 50 watt OT that has a 4.4K primary.  
 
 
 
I've heard good things about both; plus a few neg. comments on hammond's OT, that they sound too hi-fi-ish. They both cost about the same. Anyone have opinions or other suggestions?
 
 
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9/15/1999 4:45 AM
Bruce
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Probably the BIGGEST reason Hammond OTs get a semi-bad  
 
Hi-Fi rap is because a few guys have used the wrong ones and they cost a lot of money.  
 
They are rated at max power with actual max power and across their entire frequency range!  
 
That means they are way too good.  
 
A 50 watt Hammond OT is almost as good as a 100 watt guitar amp OT.  
 
A 25-30 watt Hammond with the right Zed, will work great in any 50-60 watt guitar amp.  
 
If you are looking for more saturation you might want a different OT.  
 
Just make sure you use the right one.  
 
Although Doug Hoffman does not make his on transformers, the guy that does his work is doing a very good job too.  
 
Bruce
 
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