[AMRadio] Ranger stuff

Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Tue Oct 24 05:26:06 EDT 2006

Jack - the typical, normal HV winding of a plate 
transformer consists of this:

RED/YELLOW = center tap.

RED X 2 = HV AC to rectifier plates.

Better check the schematic of the Ranger, but I am 
99% sure that is going to be where they should go.

> Now I have a mystery.  I am pulling out the solid state mod in the power 
> supply and putting tubes back in.
> The mystery is that there are 13 wires coming out of the power xformer 
> and only 11 according to the manual.
> After removing all the junk, all the voltages are correct.  The problem 
> is that the HV wires going to the plates of rectifier are not red but 
> yellow with red stripes.
> The red wires seem to be the extra ones and seem to go to the power/mode 
> switch but I can not say for sure.  They come down from the xformer, are 
> neatly laced into a bundle, travel to the front, up a hole and into the 
> switch or key deck.
> I haven't a clue what they are for and do not agree with either of the 
> manuals I have.
> Anyone out there have any clues?
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