>> When underdriven the RL goes quite high
>Only if you are going for maximum plate swing when running 1500 watts out.
>If you ran with say a 2000 ohm load and 2700 volts pk swing (5400 v p-p),
>you'd get about 1800 watts at the tube. Efficiency wouldn't be anything to
>write home about, .......
? good point. However, it goes without saying that one would be doing
the tuneup at c. the 15k in, 9k out level -- into a dummy load, of
course!. . .
>... but that's not what you're looking for if using that big a tube.
>With 5 or 6kV on the plate and a good standing current, it would be
>well under run - nearer Class A than AB. Probably last a life time.
>Also, it would probably be worth buying shares in the electricity company,
>since you'll help the profits with the low efficiency.
- cheers, Peter
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