Can a tube socket be flipped to the opposite side of its normal PCB installation side and still work the same?
I do not have the actual Tetra PCB yet. I guess if you can solder both sides, then just place the tube socket on top, and put all large components on the bottom. Why didn't I think of this before. Duh! And why did none of the 148 persons who viewed this thread suggest this?
I have done it a few times but using PCBCAD software.
Just flip the component over.
The pins end up the other way around on the other side of the pcb.
I find this works well on a chassis, I can have the valves sticking out the top with all the electronics tucked safely away underneath.