[AMPS] Triton - Glass tubes ??
Tue, 1 May 2001 05:23:37 -0700
>> >Richardson is willing to send a new tube only if they can bill someone if
>> >is declared good by Amperex.
>> € Why would Richardson replace a good tube?
>What I meant here was that Richardson will send me a replacement tube
>prior to Amperex declaring it bad, but if Amperex says it is not bad,
>Richardson will bill me for the advance replacement. They would return my
>"good" tube. I am confident the tube is bad. I am not confident Amperex will
>properly test the tube.
€ I agree.
>To avoid the risk of getting billed for another tube, I have chosen to
>make sure Amperex declares it bad. I certainly understand I cannot expect
>credit for a tube if it is not bad. My problem is the 15 week delay-- so far.
>> € Paul - Did either one of the "bad" tubes exhibit a grid-filament
>> short when hot.?
>> The only way to discover such a problem is with a high-pot. breakdown
>You did test both Chinese tubes for me -- the ones I owned before I
>purchased the Amperex pair.
>Thanks very much for the hi-pot test. You
>identified one as breaking down at a low voltage and indicated a
>short. The other tested fine. I kept the one that tested fine as my spare.
>has been in service while I wait on Richardson/Amperex.
tnx, Paul. good luck
- Rich..., 805.386.3734, www.vcnet.com/measures.
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