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[AMPS] SB-1000 mods?

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Subject: [AMPS] SB-1000 mods?
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Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 18:34:31 -0700
>> Wouldn't the 4CX5000 tend to have a larger filter capacitor, and thus
>> a bit more energy to dump, or is peak current the real concern? With
>The 4 by 5 will have higher voltage, but the tube will easily handle 
>more impact than a small tube. Every system needs to be looked 
>at in view of the total system.   
>> Rich's example of the 10 ohm glitch R in the SB-220, and assuming some
>> stray R in caps and chokes, you are still talking about a peak current
>> pulse on the order of 180 amps!! Seems like an awful lot of current.
>> What can the average plate choke withstand??
>There is no average plate choke. That is the problem with rules of 
>The most important thing is to not put a glitch resistor in the grid. It 
>belongs in the HV lead.
//   Mr. Rauch:  Do you know of a case where a 3-500Z reportedly shorted 
after a glitch resistor was added in series with the anode supply  And  a 
frangible grid resistor was added?   If so, who?

-  R. L. Measures, 805.386.3734, AG6K,  

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