If the blower noise is too loud, look for a more "modern" designed fan at
Regarding the rheostat in the amp, this, I want to recall, was a mod that was
applied to Ameritron's AL-800h's due to that amps notoriously loud fan.
The overheat thermostat is that of a home laundry dryer variety. Can't recall
specifically where, but it is documented on the web complete with how-to's and
Maybe a pointer, look for AL-800 H fan mods.
Mine was loud enough that I sold it and bought a AL-82.
All I can conclude is that 3cx's of any variety are a b*itch to keep cool.
The other Gary Smith on this great list,
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