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>
>From: Tesla List [SMTP:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
>Sent: Saturday, July 03, 1999 6:10 AM
>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?
Grayson Dietrich, Medina, OH
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