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Offline Nick B

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Re: Garyís DIY and Tweaks
« Reply #105 on: May 09, 2018, 05:35:10 PM »
Just a quick question for some of you tube guys:
Do tube amps in standby mode  put out half the heat or is it even higher? I basically listen at night only and I usually donít turn off the AC, so Im wondering if generated heat would be an issue fir me at all. (yes, I do turn off the fridge now)
McCormack DNA 1.0 Gold amp
KEF LS 50 speakers
Antelope Audio Gold dac
Auralic Aries Mini - Tidal
Roon Labs (upsampling to 24/192
Don Sachs phono
Basis Ovation turntable
Graham 1.5 T tonearm
AT-ML150 cartridge
PI Audio Uber
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Re: Garyís DIY and Tweaks
« Reply #106 on: May 09, 2018, 06:26:25 PM »
Just a quick question for some of you tube guys:
Do tube amps in standby mode  put out half the heat or is it even higher? I basically listen at night only and I usually donít turn off the AC, so Im wondering if generated heat would be an issue fir me at all. (yes, I do turn off the fridge now)
Nick, generally standby keeps the tube heaters warm and in rare incidences provides a greatly reduced B+ voltage.  Heat production is much less than 50%.
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Re: Garyís DIY and Tweaks
« Reply #107 on: May 09, 2018, 09:05:30 PM »
Just a quick question for some of you tube guys:
Do tube amps in standby mode  put out half the heat or is it even higher? I basically listen at night only and I usually donít turn off the AC, so Im wondering if generated heat would be an issue fir me at all. (yes, I do turn off the fridge now)
Nick, generally standby keeps the tube heaters warm and in rare incidences provides a greatly reduced B+ voltage.  Heat production is much less than 50%.

Thanks, Dave. Good to know as Iím testing the waters for an amp or integrated.
Nick
McCormack DNA 1.0 Gold amp
KEF LS 50 speakers
Antelope Audio Gold dac
Auralic Aries Mini - Tidal
Roon Labs (upsampling to 24/192
Don Sachs phono
Basis Ovation turntable
Graham 1.5 T tonearm
AT-ML150 cartridge
PI Audio Uber
All cables by Gary A