UK Vintage Radio Repair and Restoration Powered By Google Custom Search Vintage Radio Service Data

Go Back   UK Vintage Radio Repair and Restoration Discussion Forum > Other Discussions > Homebrew Equipment


Homebrew Equipment A place to show, design and discuss the weird and wonderful electronic creations from the hands of individual members.

Thread Tools
Old 21st Oct 2020, 4:13 pm   #1601
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, UK.
Posts: 6,230
Default Re: The "Sussex" Homebrew Valve Tester.

Yes, voltages on tube sockets should be taken under load and should be within 10% of nominal value.Grid stoppers (in series with grid pin) are typically about 1000 ohms.

If you have a scope you could look at the valve electrodes, but note that with this sort of oscillation the scope probe my well stop it !

Ed_Dinning is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 4:27 am.

All information and advice on this forum is subject to the WARNING AND DISCLAIMER located at
Failure to heed this warning may result in death or serious injury to yourself and/or others.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2002 - 2020, Paul Stenning.