Doctor of Teleocity
- Mar 12, 2005
- Fullerton, CA
JC wrote: "How many old JCM800s have you cracked open to see the cathode resistor for V1 was a huge-ass factory installed 2-3 watt 10k?"
Off topic...but what JCM 800 amp uses 10K cathode resistors on V1?
It's the unbypassed "cold" (via the 10k resistor) bias resistor of the cascaded preamp in the 2203/2204 amps - the second gainstage (V1's 2nd triode).