Stupid Question, sorry.

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  1. jockman

    jockman Member

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    :eek::eek:But, could someone tell me, were on a valve (tube) is the Plate?:eek::eek:
    Could I have a pic, if poss.:confused::confused::confused:

    Many thanks.

    Jon
     
  2. Blue Strat

    Blue Strat Member

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    The plates are the largest metal structure, usually vertically oriented, inside the tube.
     
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  4. drbob1

    drbob1 Silver Supporting Member

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    Yes, that is redplating, indicating too high a current draw. You need to reset your bias to reduce idle current. Do you know the plate volts and can you measure the current?
     
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    There is no such thing as a stupid question!
     
  6. jockman

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    Many thanks to all for the replies, my amp will now be going to hospital.

    Jon
     

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