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Current draw of tubes.

Wheezer,
I think these are the maximum current ratings (which I got from the tube data sheets). The current draw for the 6AV5s is 1.2A each. I'm not going to use the 6FJ7, but use a 6BL7 or 6BX7 instead @ 1.5A. The 6BQ7 draws 0.4A each, so it looks like the total is 7.1A. I do have some seperate filament transformers if I need to use them.

This is another person's finished build which they sent me the schematic for and not one that I put together. I'd had an Ideal Innovations 6AV5 amp and really liked the sound of it and since I have several dozen of the 6AV5 tubes I would like to build one of my own. I'll probably breadboard it first, then play around with it until I get it where I like its sound, then put it on a chassis.

Larry D.




Edits: 06/20/12

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