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Re: [Amps] TL-922 is buzzing

To: "Szegedy" <>,<>
Subject: Re: [Amps] TL-922 is buzzing
From: Alek Petkovic <>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 08:01:53 +0900
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If you are concerned about the tubes while you are testing, just take 
them out. As a bonus, there will be no load on the filament 
transformer and you will not have to de solder the wires to see if it 
was causing the buzzing.

73, Alek.

At 07:31 AM 27/10/2009, Szegedy wrote:
>Dear Friends!
>I have TL-922,my linear is buzzing but only in SSB MODE,in CW MODE 
>is ok.I checked the screws on the transformer,it is ok.
>The buzzing noise comes from left side of amplifier,in STBY (when no 
>drive) is also buzzing,but linear works perfectly.
>My questions:
>1.How can I test that my filament transformer causes the buzzing or 
>other things?
>  Is it good solution if I solder down the 2 yellow wires which go 
> from filament transformer 11V output to the tubes?
>  Because after soldering the filament transformer output will 
> be  free,no 14A  current and without this big 14A maybe the 
> transformer will no buzzing,I could decide this transformer causes 
> the buzzing noise.If the buzzing don t stop,something else cause 
> the buzzing,not the transformer,is itv
>2.What will happen with the tubes if the tube don get 11V heater 
>voltage and linear is POWER on?Can I damage the tube or not?Because 
>anod Voltage is on the tube,but without 11V heating voltage?Is it 
>problem for the 3-500Z tube?
>3.Do you have a better or other idea?
>Thanks:Laszlo  HA5BZR
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