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Re: Resistor as parafeed plate load?

Knowing Dave for a compleat eXperimenter, I'll just mention that everything from half this value to twice this value has been used successfully in practice by someone. Lower load impedances give more power and more distortion, gradually shading into clipping due to cutoff. Higher load impedance gives less power due to grid-current clipping, but lower distortion below clipping.

I made a more complete presentation at VSAC last month. Sometime in the next few weeks I'll get the presentation cleaned up and Brad says he'll post it and/or put it on the DVD of the seminars. That will probably be the best way to explain the assumptions behind the 4080 value. Otherwise it would take a couple napkins to write on, and a few beers!

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  • Re: Resistor as parafeed plate load? - Paul Joppa 10:17:41 11/02/01 (0)

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