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    Scrub question about tube PS



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    Scrub question about tube PS

    Post by snav on Sat Jun 07, 2014 8:38 pm

    As I read the advice concerning values of caps after rectifier in tube power supplies two questions pop up.

    1) why capacitive input vs choke input to deal with inrush?
    1A would low value resistance moderate the inrush?

    2) Wouldn't the max values of downstream storage be limited to total charge of first capacitor before you get raw rectified dc?

    I have only vague understanding of these designs after trying to learn what my G'father could design from scratch and playing with some MK3s I saved from a dumpster.

    Thanks for any insight

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