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    Heater wiring

    Last post has got me worried now is this correct for 1 power tube and one preamp tube ?
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    Coming from pilot light on left to power tube and then on to preamp tube?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarvini View Post
    Last post has got me worried now is this correct for 1 power tube and one preamp tube ?

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    Coming from pilot light on left to power tube and then on to preamp tube?
    Bummer! That's not going to work. You need a color pair to every tube. A bit like this:

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    This is what I was trying to show excuse the crudeness of my diagram is this correct ?
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    Ignore the pin 3 on the left that's meant to be pin 2

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    That's correct, but you understand that there's no benefit in twisting wires of the same polarity, eg twisting the 2 red or 2 black wires won't reduces their EM field, in the way that twisting wires of opposing polarity does?
    See the best way to wire heaters The Valve Wizard

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    So basically run them like this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarvini View Post
    So basically run them like this?
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    Perfect!

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    Brilliant thanks everyone

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