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Old 1st August 2007, 05:21 AM   #1
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Default Simplest Tube Regulated PSU?

I have some Zener diodes and 6080 tubes. I'm thinking to build a regulated PSU around 250v for a headphone amp. What is the simplest way?
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Without starting an argument about the need or otherwise for a regulating the PS of headphone amp, the best approach would be a parallel regulator with a suitable series resistor, either using series zeners across the output or using the tube with a zener in its cathode and a voltage divider to its grid across the output.
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I also have some 6080 I would like to use. Plus I have some voltage reference tubes 5651 it would be good to use. I found this schematic but any comments would be appreciated.
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Steve Bench has a series on regulators that should give you some ideas
http://members.aol.com/sbench/reg1.html
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