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Old 20th September 2014, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default 6N16B Aikido Cathode Resistors

Good day all,

I need some help calculating the cathode resistor values for the 6N16 for use in the Aikido.
B+ is 200v.
I would like to run the input stage at 4ma.
Output stage at 6.2ma.

The available datasheets are not fery helpfull.
I am unable to determine rp, therefore unable to calculate with JB's forula.

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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Old 20th September 2014, 05:12 PM   #2
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You can start with 600-700-800 ohm and decrease it to receive 4 ma, counting acc. Ohm's low I=U/R cross the cathode resistor.
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Old 20th September 2014, 05:14 PM   #3
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Thank you!
I was thinking along the same lines. I have some 620 Ohm resistors that I was thinking of starting with. Measure the voltage drop and adapt from there.

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