>> >I'm just trying to understand if there is an specific
>> >advantage/reason for the mention of anode vs cathode.
>there's often a simple practical reason for measuring cathode current
>instead of anode current. the cathode is usually at (or very close
>to) ground potential, so the metering components can all have low
>voltage ratings. in contrast, the anode is at high voltage, so a
>series ammeter, for instance, has a high potential (pun intended) for
Anode current can be metered in the negative hv circuitry.
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