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Zen v9 questions from a solid state newbie
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Old 21st April 2006, 12:46 PM   #1
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Default Zen v9 questions from a solid state newbie

Around 2,2A? That is what the lightbulbs had to endure in the V8 I believe.

From the V9 paper I gather it is around 2A. Is this fairly constant? Or does this change with transients?
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How "bad" is it if a b+ of 40vdc is used instead of 50vdc?


PS...bad in my book is if resistor changes have to be calculated
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2A is the DC operating bias current and doesn't not change with the AC signal. With the Zv9 sporting an Aleph current source at about 50% AC current gain it gets a boost and the signal current can peak to 4A during transients. This prevents clipping beyond the bias current.

At 40V rail you lose about 5V of peak voltage.
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