Re: Tube watts & volts

On Sun, 04 Jul 1999 09:33:49 -0600 Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> writes:
>Original Poster: "Dr. John W. Gudenas" <jgudenas-at-admin.aurora.edu> 
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>Subject:	Re: Tube watts & volts
>Original Poster: Grayson B Dietrich <electrofire-at-juno-dot-com> 
>On Fri, 02 Jul 1999 12:46:19 -0600 Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> 
>>Original Poster: "Dr. John W. Gudenas" <jgudenas-at-admin.aurora.edu> 
>>Max plate voltage is normally given in DC and for an 811A that is 
>>However, it is possible to use self rectification with AC on the 
>>obviously peak to peak would be the safe limit. 
>Not sure what you mean by self rectification. Is that what happens 
>ever a tube circuit such as this is run on AC
>Yes, when you use AC direct from the plate transformer to the vacuum
>tube oscillator this is what happens. It also produces a 
>60Hz hum in the corona discharge due to half use of the sine wave
>on the plate side of the oscillator.

So, When the plate voltage is DC, what is the overall effect on the
oscillator, as opposed to AC on the plate?


-The Electrophile-
Grayson Dietrich,  Medina, OH
See my HV Haven (it does NOT do jusctice!)

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