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Old 2nd April 2011, 11:51 AM   #1721
kacernator is offline kacernator  Czech Republic
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One more question. I am powering up the aikido preamp stage everything at once, the heaters and B+ at the same time. So the regulator feeds cold tubes for few seconds. Is this potentially dangerous to regulator in some way? I guess not, because I have this configuration running for almost half a year, but I am asking just to be sure.

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Old 2nd April 2011, 02:00 PM   #1722
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To the reg no, maybe it stresses your cathodes on the other hand. I had it with tube rectifier too, works nicely and comes up gradually.
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Old 5th April 2011, 04:08 PM   #1723
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Hi Salas,

I've built your HV shunt with QH boards. sounds great.

in simple terms, what is the difference between your circuit

and this one, PS2 Solo?

Victory & Asymmetrical Amplifiers

this is for learning reasons, not to compare.

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Old 5th April 2011, 04:53 PM   #1724
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That one is a reworked Maida series reg. Apples & oranges.
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Old 5th April 2011, 10:59 PM   #1725
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One more question. I am powering up the aikido preamp stage everything at once, the heaters and B+ at the same time. So the regulator feeds cold tubes for few seconds. Is this potentially dangerous to regulator in some way? I guess not, because I have this configuration running for almost half a year, but I am asking just to be sure.

Thank you.
no problem, if not have mane mA, you need for Pre!

does not matter if your Heatsinks is big enough for 840.
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Old 7th April 2011, 06:29 AM   #1726
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I'm collecting parts for a 300v SSHV as shown in post #967. The test suggests replacing Q2 MJE350 with a higher voltage part, namely the 400V MPSA94. This part is not available to me from my normal suppliers. Are there other suitable components for Q2 that I could try to source?

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Old 7th April 2011, 06:45 AM   #1727
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my SSHV is working at 315vdc and mje350 at 295vdc for 6 months or so with no issues so far. i say give it a try.

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I'm collecting parts for a 300v SSHV as shown in post #967. The test suggests replacing Q2 MJE350 with a higher voltage part, namely the 400V MPSA94. This part is not available to me from my normal suppliers. Are there other suitable components for Q2 that I could try to source?

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Old 9th April 2011, 08:45 AM   #1728
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I just powered the new regs and I see smoke coming from the current adj resistors. The resistors can handle 3 W. Any ideas what's wrong?
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Old 9th April 2011, 08:55 AM   #1729
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I just powered the new regs and I see smoke coming from the current adj resistors. The resistors can handle 3 W. Any ideas what's wrong?
Found the problem. The voltage adj trimmer was set for too low Vout.
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Old 9th April 2011, 09:59 AM   #1730
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