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by Hugo
Thu May 12, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: Audio Bench & Dummy Load Setup, Test Equipment, Etc.
Topic: Alternatives to incandescents for current limiters?
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: Alternatives to incandescents for current limiters?

Are halogen bulbs also affected? And why not stockpile now? Also, you should be always able to buy an incandescent lamp for maritime use. That is a loophole.
by Hugo
Thu May 12, 2022 12:24 pm
Forum: General Tube Audio Based Discussion
Topic: Audio line Transformers
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: Audio line Transformers

Don't expect HiFi from these transformers, many have a frequency range of 150Hz to 15kHz and for some you need a blocking capacitor because they have not been designed to handle DC current. If you want to save money, you might as well buy a Hammond universal OPT (with the same frequency response, on...
by Hugo
Fri Feb 25, 2022 8:35 pm
Forum: Single Ended KT88 Discussion Forum
Topic: dream output transformer
Replies: 16
Views: 3411

Re: dream output transformer

Thanks, yes that is interesting.
by Hugo
Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: Share Your Latest Project
Topic: First Project - SE 6V6
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

Re: First Project - SE 6V6

That looks very cool, congratulations with the end result. I have been thinking to build an amp with 6V6 tubes as well. This should work as an inspiration.
by Hugo
Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Single Ended KT88 Discussion Forum
Topic: dream output transformer
Replies: 16
Views: 3411

Re: dream output transformer

Very impressive, and it looks cool as well. What is the material cost of such OPT?
by Hugo
Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:40 pm
Forum: Single Ended KT88 Discussion Forum
Topic: KT88 Build Parts Availability and Substitution
Replies: 11
Views: 2807

Re: KT88 Build Parts Availability and Substitution

That is understandable, perhaps you could e.mail the HiFi Collective with your request and they will be able to notify you when stock comes in or even order parts for you.
by Hugo
Fri Feb 18, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: General Tube Audio Based Discussion
Topic: Speakers?
Replies: 4
Views: 576

Re: Speakers?

Speaker preferences are so personal that it is impossible to give you advice here for one exact model. I would do the following: 1) Go vintage (eBay) 2) Use eBay to find some popular vintage models from well known brands 3) Google the models you like on sight and inform you self about the reputation...
by Hugo
Wed Feb 16, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: Single Ended KT88 Discussion Forum
Topic: KT88 Build Parts Availability and Substitution
Replies: 11
Views: 2807

Re: KT88 Build Parts Availability and Substitution

what are people's thoughts on using metal film resistors in this application? They seem more available in general and I've run across discussions in other forums taking about how much better they are than Carbon comp in particular, but also Carbon film. I've gathered that the carbon based resistors...