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[AMPS] Metering a GG amp

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Subject: [AMPS] Metering a GG amp
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Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1999 11:50:34 -0500

On Mon, 01 Feb 1999 10:37:48 -0800 Arthur Moe <> writes:
>I have some very vice 1ma meters that I would like to use in my
>amp project. Question is, which method to use, wind shunts or use
>them as volt meters and measure the voltage drop across a 1 ohm
>resistor? Meters to be used to measure both Grid and Plate current.
>Thanks again for your help.

Home made shunts work fine if you have the ability to accurately
calibrate. Fine copper wire shunts also are not very temperature stable
and suitable resistance wire is not a common item in small qty.

Precision 1% resistors are stocked at Mouser.

It comes down to a coin toss Art.

73  Carl  KM1H

PS after reading Ians reply....go with the resistor !

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