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jwatts 1st January 2009 10:36 PM

Voltage Doubler
 
I want to build a voltage doubler circuit using a single tube rectifier circuit. Can somebody suggest a generic non solid state design.

Colt45 1st January 2009 10:41 PM

not with a single tube... single envelope perhaps. How much voltage / current?

astouffer 1st January 2009 10:44 PM

A 6BY5 should work.

Eli Duttman 2nd January 2009 12:13 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by astouffer
A 6BY5 should work.

Yes, it will "work". As will the 117Z6, which was intended for service in "300" V. doubler supplies.

However, as discussed in this AA thread, the technical superiority of SS diodes in voltage multipliers is (IMO) undeniable.


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