[AMRadio] 811A Socket


Mark Foltarz Foltarz at rocketmail.com
Tue Dec 19 22:17:36 EST 2006


Yes, the 811A fit the same socket as a 866. I believe that includes the bayonet
pin also.

I had a power supply using 866s and went to solid state. Ended up putting the
811s in the empty socket for the modulator.

de KA4JVY
Mark


--- don at thedjbrothers.com wrote:

> The correct answer may be yes--I've never tried an 811A in an 866 socket. Do
> the 811A's have the alignment pin on the side like an 866A?
> 
> Either way, a regular 4-pin socket (ceramic preferred of course) also works
> just fine. The same socket that holds your type 80 rectifier in your 1932
> Philco, works just fine for the 811A.
> 
> 73, Don Merz, N3RHT
>   
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Jack Schmidling
> Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 8:15 PM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 811A Socket
> 
> crawfish wrote:
> > Yes.
> 
> I got "tricked" on a socket I bought for my 866 supply.  I thought all 4 pin
> ceramic sockets were the same as long as the hole size was the same. 
>   I bought a pair of Johnson types only to find they were to big by about a
> half inch.  I had to rearrange things to get it in.
> 
> So, I still need one of the smaller ones and will use the two Johnson ones
> for the 811's if they fit.
> 
> It looks like what I need is on the back of the Fair Radio catalog but I
> have to call to make sure.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> js
> 
> 
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