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[Amps] filament v

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Subject: [Amps] filament v
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Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2002 20:07:06 -0700
>Hi ampers,
>While cleaning my Amp Supply LK 500ZC this afternoon I decided to measure
>filament v. It was 4.64 on 1 tube and 4.68 on the other. Last winter I
>measured them at 4.79. My voltage runs 245 or more in the winter.
>       The amp has the original 1987 Eimacs and I have put several thousand
>hours on these tubes in the 5 years I've owned it and never babied them.
>Legal limit takes about 115-120 watts drive.
>    Would putting 5.0v on the filaments be worth while or just wear out the
>tubes sooner?
If the pep increases, yes.  If the pep does not increase, raising the fil 
V is wasteful.

>Steve  wd0ct
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-  R. L. Measures, a.k.a. Rich..., 805.386.3734,AG6K,  

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