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Old 23rd Jul 2017, 4:50 pm   #28
sexton_mallard
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Default Re: Kolster Brandes RV 10 (Crown)

The LOP valve PL81 does look to be working hard. In darkness a slight blue glow can be seen in side the electrode structure. The anode plates do look to almost be red but it difficult to see from the heater glow. I have never looked at one of these close up in a working set before so I don't really know what normal operation looks like. I appreciate the circuit has a lot of energy. Certainly the line whistle suggests this. I will take a picture later.

I could not get any arc from the anode cap of the U26, or from the connector either.
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