If the corona was due to circuit design dont blame the switch.
I was also going to suggest insulating it from ground as would be done in a
bigger amp but the OP only has some 2500V tubes.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vic K2VCO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, February 06, 2012 10:58 AM
Subject: Re: [Amps] BC-375E Switch
> They are good for high current, but not so much for high voltage. I
> replaced one in a
> friend's 4-1000A amplifier after it was damaged by corona-induced arcing.
> The amp was
> running at 3600v.
> On 2/6/2012 5:41 AM, Carl wrote:
>> Its fine at that low power, just give it a good dishwasher cleaning to
>> rid of 70 years of gunk on the ceramic.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "John Finner"<email@example.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2012 10:24 PM
>> Subject: [Amps] BC-375E Switch
>>> How stout is the BC-375E switch? Is it suitable for band switch use in
>>> 3 4CX300A tube amp at 1800 watts input?
>>> John WA4EPI
> Vic, K2VCO
> Fresno CA
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