On 14 Aug 2007 at 17:03, email@example.com wrote:
> So if I just take the top of my LK500 amp off and place a 18" box fan (from
> walmart) over it, on high setting, it should run cooler correct?
> My real question: Is there a point where you have too much cooling and that
> would cause a problem?
Not likely! Heat is the enemy of tube life [so long as the
filament/cathode achieve the required temperature, of course].
Rich, AG6K, used to say that the only danger was when there was
enough cooling air to blow the tubes out of their sockets!
George T. Daughters, K6GT
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