Does the 8171 require a filament choke? What is the "classic"
construction method for large filament chokes in an amplifier of "this
Henry 8877 amplifiers in the console form had the filament transformer in
the power supply pedestal, fed up with large wire to sprague "bulk-head"
feed through caps.
What would one use as an 8171 high current panel feed through cap(s) if
>tubes if needed in the future and overall reliability of the amplifier.
>100 Amp filaments rule out a "super power" solution like the
? Filament-current is a mere 75A. Dahl makes a compact transformer.
Tube handles are mighty nice. 8171s are typically a good buy in the
surplus market. They can be had for under 6-cents per watt.
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