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Discussion in 'Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum' started by teleman1, Apr 13, 2021.

  1. teleman1

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    The chimneys direct forced air flow that cools badass RF transmission tubes that handle hundreds of Watts and dissapate much as BTUs.

    You can make your own from wine bottles with one of those bottle cutting kits. Green is the best color, IMO.
     
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    The question is why would one bother for a guitar amp...or any other tube application which does not have to deal with what these big transmission tubes create?
     
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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audiophile
     
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    Also, for Fender (and many other amps) where the tubes hang down, it would have to be a snorkel. :)
     
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    They have no application in a guitar amp, the tubes run cool compared to RF TX power tubes.
     
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    that is..up till now. I foresee a suggestion of boutique application coming soon to a forum near you!!! Lol....
    I see a logo....SMOKESTACK.... It will be a breakthrough moment in audio amplification overcoming over 100 years
    of (unreported) heat-related problems....right?????? Eeeeehaw....
     
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    Brought to you by the people who tried to sell unidirectional wire!
     
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    Under the "variants" section on that wikipedia page it mentions "anode (i.e.plate) voltages of 30kV DC."

    220 v or 120 v AC power source?

    Does that high voltage result in x-ray emission?

    Old high voltage CRT TVs on 110 ACV would emit x-rays. As kids that was the principal reason why my parents made the children sit back from the TV set!

    It's worth noting that X-ray machines develop very high potentials between the cathode and a rotating anode. It rotates to dissipate heat and avoid anode spot damage. X-rays are produced as a consequence of the high energy (velocity) electrons interaction with the anode.
     
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