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  1. mcentee2 replied to the thread 5e3 Effects Loop.

    Quick follow up also apols, as I am sure lots of folks already know all this! With my trusty DMM (two of them to compare!) i get the...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 6:13 AM
  2. mcentee2 liked Ten Over's post in the thread 5e3 Effects Loop.

    I don't even see a master volume on the 5E3, but no matter where you put one, there shouldn't be any DC on it. A loop would be inserted...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 4:16 PM
  3. mcentee2 replied to the thread Shielded Cable.

    Sort of :) Following advice given here on tdpri re splitting the ground into two busses - one for power tube side, and the other for...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 10:32 AM
  4. mcentee2 replied to the thread 5e3 - PI grid Stopper / Master Volume.

    Just following this one up - I don't hear much, if any at all, volume drop until at about 600-700K as a grid stopper portion, leaving...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 10:09 AM
  5. mcentee2 attached a file to the thread Shielded Cable.

    Neat! I just did something similar, but because I had three cables to do I didn't give each an external ground wire. I did make sure I...

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  6. mcentee2 liked SacDAve's post in the thread Shielded Cable.

    Here’s how I make them, I have built 5E3's with and without shielded cables honestly I've noticed little or no deference. That being...

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  7. mcentee2 replied to the thread Shielded Cable.

    Thankyou! I am slowly bridging the gap between theory and practice day by day with this 5e3 :)

    Feb 20, 2019 at 5:22 AM
  8. mcentee2 liked Finck's post in the thread Shielded Cable.

    This.

    Feb 20, 2019 at 5:21 AM
  9. mcentee2 posted a new thread.

    5e3 Jumpered channels Mod

    Q: Which jumper configuration does the Channel jumper mod result in, or be a closest match for ? My answer - please let me knwo where...

    Forum: Shock Brother's DIY Amps

    Feb 20, 2019 at 5:00 AM
  10. mcentee2 replied to the thread Shielded Cable.

    No, none are grounded already! It sits where the 1m grid leak resistor is in the schematic, top to grid, bottom onto the junction of the...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 2:41 AM
  11. mcentee2 posted a new thread.

    Shielded Cable

    Ok, I've not had a need to use shielded cable before, but want to protect my 5e3 master volume and also the passive effects loop jacks...

    Forum: Shock Brother's DIY Amps

    Feb 20, 2019 at 2:21 AM
  12. mcentee2 replied to the thread 5e3 Tremolo.

    Can I just bump these questions as they got lost in the thread, thanks :)

    Feb 20, 2019 at 1:33 AM
  13. mcentee2 replied to the thread 5e3 Tremolo.

    Thing is, I don't see anything like this in other similar trem circuits on Fender amps like the 6g2 6g3 or. Vibrochamp. Roach bulb ?...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 1:30 AM
  14. mcentee2 liked D'tar's post in the thread 5e3 - Fixed Bias calculations.

    -50 to -60 volts "available". IMO would be a good place to start. Implementing the rest of the variable voltage divider, adjustable...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:26 PM
  15. mcentee2 replied to the thread 5e3 - Fixed Bias calculations.

    Ah! I was probably misreading that other thread! Many thanks, makes sense now to treat it as an input into an adjustable section. This...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:26 PM