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Old 27th April 2010, 04:28 AM   #1
ohill is offline ohill  United States
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Default tube power supply voltage

What does it mean when the specs for a tube power supply says:

high output voltage 320V-30mA

Low output voltage 18V-0A6

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Old 27th April 2010, 05:28 AM   #2
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It's probably a strange way of saying 18 Volts at 0.6 Amperes.
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Old 27th April 2010, 08:45 AM   #3
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Common in Europe to replace a decimal point with the S.I. unit your working in.
I've mostly seen it in resistance though rather than current.

I suppose it saves a character
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Old 27th April 2010, 10:11 AM   #4
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I'm interested in the 320V-30mA part.

Does it mean use with a 320V 30mA CCS?
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Old 27th April 2010, 10:18 AM   #5
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No, it means that the maximum current the supply can put out on the HV rail is 30mA. Wimpy.
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Old 27th April 2010, 04:46 PM   #6
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No, it means that the maximum current the supply can put out on the HV rail is 30mA. Wimpy.
Its a JC Verdier Dual Supply for a Control B. See ohill's other thread.

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