vac tubes / was Re: Schematics of Atanasoff-Berry
cclist at sydex.com
Wed Sep 3 15:22:31 CDT 2008
On 3 Sep 2008 at 12:45, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> Ya, it would be more authentic but the filament supply would then weigh 20 lbs
> instead of 2.
Sure, but a nice beefy transformer will give you many decades of
service without problems. High-ampere 5V transformers shouldn't be
uncommon, as many 5v rectifier filaments (such as the 5U4) were
pretty hungry (the 5U4 is rated at 3 amps).
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