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    Bias voltage for KT88s on an ST-70


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    Bias voltage for KT88s on an ST-70

    Post by polarflux on Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:50 pm

    What should the bias be set to when using KT 88's?
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    Re: Bias voltage for KT88s on an ST-70

    Post by Bob Latino on Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:08 pm

    First of all in an ST-70 you must have an upgraded power transformer (which you do) to run KT88's. KT88's use about 35% more current than an EL34 and can damage the power transformer in an original ST-70 with a stock PA-060 power transformer.

    Bias KT88's at .500 VDC in any VTA boarded ST-70 with an upgraded power transformer.


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