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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)
ICEpower 1200as2 stereo amp
Audio Hungary APR 204 preamp
KEF LS 50 speakers
Border Patrol SE dac
Auralic Aries Mini
Roon & Tidal
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
ICEpower 1200as2 stereo amp
Audio Hungary APR 204 preamp
KEF LS 50 speakers
Border Patrol SE dac
Auralic Aries Mini
Roon & Tidal
Don Sachs phono
Basis Ovation turntable
Graham 1.5 T tonearm
AT-ML150 cartridge
PI Audio Uber
All cables by Gary A