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Old 24th December 2010, 08:44 PM   #1
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Default 6BQ5 Bias Point Help

Is there a better way to determine bias point and grid volts for different Vg2 volts besides looking at the Vg2=250V curves and guessing?
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Use the triode curves and you'll be close, since the current will only go up slightly with higher plate voltage.
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Old 25th December 2010, 06:42 AM   #3
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Is there a better way to determine bias point and grid volts for different Vg2 volts besides looking at the Vg2=250V curves and guessing?
Sometimes I have made pure experimetal tests by having all variable voltages (supply-, g2- and -g1-voltage) for a tube under test and also variable load resistance.

Then all required combinations can be tested and the results are fully "live".

I see this as the best way if not suitable data is available.
I have used this method for some soviet-made output tubes with good results.

Ofcourse this requires that one has some test equipment available.
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