Phase splitter and balance input - 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 30th July 2010, 01:30 PM   #1
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Wisconsin
Default Phase splitter and balance input

This is a question from the "I just know enough to be dangerous" world. I have an ARC push pull tube amp. It has a tube phase splitter as the first stage. Is is possible to pull the tube and just use the balanced output from my preamp to go to the next stage by running the positive and negative signals from the preamp to the splitter tube output pins.

Thanks
  Reply With Quote
Old 30th July 2010, 02:09 PM   #2
TheGimp is offline TheGimp  United States
diyAudio Member
 
TheGimp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Johnson City, TN
Without modification you would probably dump the tube B+ (several hundred volts) back into your preamp. Dangerous!

With modifications, you probably won't have enough drive from your preamp to get much output from your ARC power amp.
  Reply With Quote
Old 30th July 2010, 02:34 PM   #3
diyAudio Member
 
807tubenut's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: SinCity
Why not tell us (or show us) what your hardware is, I'm sure the nice folk's around here could come up with a modified schematic for you, allowing you to get the result's you want, with out the need for B+ over your pre
  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
Optimizing a 807 PP amplifiers input stage and phase splitter... pauldune Tubes / Valves 4 26th November 2009 10:24 PM
Is this a phase splitter? tom-vdl Solid State 9 15th October 2009 08:21 PM
Possible group buy of Lundahl input/phase splitter transformers. Shoog Tubes / Valves 51 14th November 2008 11:45 AM
Phase Splitter Name Gold_xyz Tubes / Valves 17 21st February 2008 09:48 AM
Phase Splitter as input stage Peter Menting Tubes / Valves 21 3rd January 2005 08:48 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:05 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