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Old 3rd May 2021, 5:29 pm   #6
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Default Re: AZ31 as rectifier for a stereo Mullard 3-3?

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Originally Posted by Sideband View Post
You might be pushing it a bit since the EL84's in the 3-3 will be drawing about 40mA anode current each, possibly 45mA so the two would be 80 - 90mA. Add the screen grid current at another 5mA or so each and you've reached the maximum.

Don't think it's a good choice!
Yes, for the 3-3, Mullard specify a current demand of 50mA at 310 anode volts. At 2x50mA you would be right at the AZ31's limit. You'd be at an EZ81's limit too

Mike.
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