[AMPS] The Emtron DX2 amp: A 50ohm 50 Watt resistor in B+?

Rich Measures measures@vc.net
Fri, 17 Oct 97 03:15:03 -0800

> at 10:00 PM 10/16/97 -0700, you wrote:
>>I question the resoning on a high value such as the 50ohm 50 Watt
>>resistor in their amp. Seems a little off to me.
>That is Svetlana's recommended value for that tube.

Which tube, Phil?

>You never want this resistor to open during an event.

good point -- or sustain any type of damage.  

>10 ohms is ok up to about 3 kv. I am running 20 ohms
>on my Alpha 77SX with good results.
Does  'good results' mean that you shorted the anode supply and the 20 
ohm glitch resistor was able to handle the resulting current without 
sustaining damage?

R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K   

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