>Just a comment on the bleeder thread... er... string
> I employ a series-parallel configuration in my amplifier power supply.
> The individual resistors are run at about 25% of their ratings. In the
>unlikely event that one of the resistors operated so conservatively
>should fail (open), the second string will still provide a safety bleed.
> Also, in my particular application, wherein I source my screen supply
>from the low end of the bleed, a failure would be indicated by a screen
? Since most amplifiers have a hv voltmeter, an additional source of
bleed exists. In any event, most guys read the voltmeter to see if the
hv filter caps bleed down.
- cheers, Marv
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