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Offline greg788

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6K6 sub?
« on: August 01, 2022, 05:12:46 PM »
is there any reason I can't safely sub a 6K6? I know it may make the transformer run harder/hotter, but at 125V is that a concern?

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Re: 6K6 sub?
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2022, 05:26:58 PM »
The 6K6 draws a little less heater current, but it's not different enough that I wouldn't sweat it that much.  That will relieve some of the load on the power transformer.

The 6K6 also looks like it may draw a bit less high voltage current, but again it will be pretty close to the same. 

I do not see any reason that the power transformer would run hotter.
« Last Edit: August 02, 2022, 04:12:43 AM by Paul Birkeland »
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Offline greg788

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Re: 6K6 sub?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2022, 06:28:32 PM »
Thanks, got it backwards, or whatever I read had it backwards