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Offline denti alligator

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DC filament question
« on: May 13, 2018, 11:55:19 AM »
My stock Stereomour II was dead quiet with my Klipsch Forte II. Zero hum.

When I installed the shunt regulator a teeny tiny bit of hum appeared. Normal?
It didn't bother me. Not audible from listening distance. My new tubes (Shuguang) seem to make that tiny bit of hum a tiny bit louder. Still effectively unnoticeable at listening distance.

But it would be nice to wipe it out completely, which I assume the DC filament upgrade would do. My question is: is there an additional sonic benefit to the upgrade, or is it only meant to eliminate hum?
- Sam

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Offline Paul Joppa

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Re: DC filament question
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2018, 02:08:19 PM »
It is only meant to reduce hum. That's why it's an option - if you don't have a hum problem, you don't need to spend money on a hum solution!
Paul Joppa