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Old 25th March 2012, 06:39 PM   #1
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Default Vacuum tube horizontal

Hi all, I'm not sure but is there any detrimental effect having a vacuum tube operating horizontally at all? If one is tight on space of or the like.

I'm clearly new.
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NH
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Old 25th March 2012, 08:22 PM   #2
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See the datasheet. Most will be OK, some will require a particular orientation.
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Old 25th March 2012, 09:11 PM   #3
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For more, see here:

Orientation and Horizontal Mounting


and here:

Tubes operating in horizontal position

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Old 26th March 2012, 09:38 AM   #4
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Many thanks for those links, I should have been more thorough upfront.

Adding insult to ignorance, my own modified JD9 has horizontal tubes in it!

Idiot here.
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