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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.