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Re: Filament voltages
Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "sundog by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hi Dave,
> The tranny for the Quad 833 is a separate tranny than the
>plate tranny. It's wound with 1/8" tubing on an old NST core.
>Unloaded I get 10.2v on it, loaded that drops to around 7v
>(pushing 4 tubes). Do I need to correct the fully-heated
>filament voltage to 10v, or let it sit at 7v?
I would certainly correct it. cf someone else's
quite thorough posting on the problems with
underpowering the filaments.
As to the wiring (another other post) I can't see
#8 for 10 Amps for short runs. #14 should be fine,
even #12 would be generous.