Grid stopper resistors - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Amplifiers > Tubes / Valves

Tubes / Valves All about our sweet vacuum tubes :) Threads about Musical Instrument Amps of all kinds should be in the Instruments & Amps forum

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 16th March 2008, 11:41 PM   #1
JoshK is offline JoshK  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Toronto, ON
Default Grid stopper resistors

I was stuffing one of my Aikido boards and Broskie had noted to use good quality resistors for the grid stoppers and so I put in carbon film resistors. But then I remembered that most people use carbon comps for grid stoppers. Can carbon film be used here, or are they too inductive?

Josh
  Reply With Quote
Old 16th March 2008, 11:48 PM   #2
diyAudio Member
 
Miles Prower's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: USA
Blog Entries: 6
^^^^

Carbon films should be OK if the resistance isn't unusually huge. Only way to really find out is to try 'em and see what happens.
__________________
There are no foxes in atheistholes
www.dolphin-hsl.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th March 2008, 12:37 AM   #3
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
As grid stoppers are there to reduce oscillation, and I seem to remember grid stopper resistors are a cheaper alternative to using chokes, then I think a little induction would be a good thing.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Grid stopper resistor for 12B4A? G Tubes / Valves 9 16th May 2009 05:19 PM
grid-stopper resistor krusty75 Tubes / Valves 2 7th March 2008 12:24 AM
845 Grid stopper value Salas Tubes / Valves 6 15th February 2008 10:00 PM
Grid Stopper dsavitsk Tubes / Valves 22 18th June 2006 12:24 AM
50Hz hum after increasing grid stopper ray_moth Tubes / Valves 5 18th June 2005 04:19 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:36 AM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2