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Old 13th January 2013, 07:01 PM   #1
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not well versed in reg tubes but found a neat concept with an 0c3 but need to learn how it works. i have a realistic SAF-24D that has a plate over voltage problem that i temporarily used a stack of 10 watt resistors to calm down but are now hindering output potential and taking away from low end impact of the amp. i wish to find an appropriate value reg tube to put in line as i think it will be more efficient with current and allow for more headroom in the amp. still new at the tube thing but i have a basic understanding of how this stuff works. any comments are appreciated and thak you in advance.

Last edited by orion rob; 13th January 2013 at 07:18 PM. Reason: left out details/forgot them
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Old 13th January 2013, 07:16 PM   #2
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the amp runs 6BM8's for the outputs and the plate value can not exceed 390vdc but after the rectifier tube i can get swings of 410,430vdc depending on current demand from outputs. the transformer for output seam matched and cant find any failed pieces
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