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RE: How long did you run them in before hitting them with high voltage?


I was theoretically very prepared before using the rectifiers. I did prewarm them for 30 minutes, observing the mercury vaporizing from the cathode and anode, and depositing to the bottom of the glass.

The rectifiers work fine. I was just curious about the random cloud flicker I have from random tubes at random times. Maybe it is the way they should work? I'm curious behind the physics behind it.

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