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Old 21st April 2003, 04:01 AM   #1
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Cool Hi there fellow amperes

Hello. This is my first post here although I have visited this site many a times gleaning info from it. I've spent the last year making a tube amp for my car and figured it's about time to get some expert input from you guys. I have finalized a PIC driven HV power supply that drives a 6BQ5 PP amp. The PS was the hard part as I used a schematic of the Dynaco ST-35 for the amp with a couple changes (dual cathode resistors instead of the single) I have one channel working in the garage and it brings a tear to the eye! Not bad for my first tube amp. But, I will have lots of questions for you guys soon!

Thanks for the great site.
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Old 21st April 2003, 07:43 AM   #2
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Default Re: Hi there fellow amperes

Thanks for coming out of your 'Garage'.

Exactly what we need: Blue Glow!
We've got some in the PassLabs Forum with the Blue Led,
And now some fresh one in the Tube Section.

Welcome to the forum.

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Old 25th April 2003, 10:44 AM   #3
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I know nothing about tubes, but there are many on the site that do! Seems like a challenging first project, a tube amp for a car, how do you cope with all the vibration issues?
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Modern cars are fuel injected, so they're far more tolerant of vibration than ones with carburettors and float chambers.
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