|[AMRadio] Step Start|
jack at schmidling.com
Tue Dec 12 23:16:08 EST 2006
D. Chester wrote:
> I'm not sure how much plate voltage and current you plan to run from the
> power supply, but it has been my experience with loads on the order of
> 2000-2500 volts at 600-700 mills or so, you don't have to worry about
> the need for step-start with choke input filter using a swinging choke,
> until you go beyond 25 mfd of filter capacitance.
Good. I have eliminated it. Not sure what the voltage will be but the
xformer I ordered is 2000vct @ 500 ma
>The p-p 845 audio driver stage stays on all the time
> and pulls about 150 mills, acting as extra bleeder, holding the voltage
> steady even for cw operation.
I presume I can eliminate that drain if I drive with the Ranger and keep
it all under 500 ma?
Or at least putz around with screen modulation.
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