[AMPS] Henry 1KD5 Rectifier question

Steve Thompson g8gsq@qsl.net
Wed, 31 Oct 2001 10:48:03 -0000

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Chadwick <Peter.Chadwick@zarlink.com>
To: 2 <2@vc.net>; 1AMPS <amps@contesting.com>; 'Randall DuCharme'
Date: 31 October 2001 10:24
Subject: RE: [AMPS] Henry 1KD5 Rectifier question

>Randall said:
>>I'm beginning to think about regulated DC filament supply possibilites for
>>amp(s).  One of my local 'Elmers' claimed that for 813s, it's a great idea
>>needs to periodically reverse the polarity in such a configuration.
>I've heard this too. One story is some form of electrolysis. I think that a
>likely problem would be caused by metal migration.

Does it matter (or even does it happen) that you will get more current flow
out of the +ve end of the filament?


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