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Stereomour [resolved]
« on: May 21, 2017, 04:26:28 am »
Hi , so everything tested out okay on my freshly finished original stereomour , finally got to looking it up after it sat in place for the week on the rack.
I notice the 12at7 has a slight cloud-like look inside the top of the glass. Then I notice a very slight crack across a few pins in the bottom.  The tube warms but does not glow. There is a slight hum in both channels that isn't affected by volume changes. I will post the original test numbers later.

If the tube is bad, should I wait to get a new one before I do more voltage tests?
Thanks,
Ben
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Re: Stereomour
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2017, 06:16:33 am »
Yes, that tube is broken and dead. Sounds like it may have been stressed when pushed into the socket.
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Re: Stereomour
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2017, 07:01:31 am »
Thanks for the info Doc. I'm anxious to get one and guitar center has groove tube 12at7 in stock. Anyone suggest not using one of those?
Ben

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Re: Stereomour
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2017, 07:03:28 am »
That should work.
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Re: Stereomour
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2017, 07:08:34 am »
Ok great. Will report back!

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Re: Stereomour
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2017, 10:28:04 am »
There we go! Super quiet, dynamic as all get-out. Lots of tweaking and messing with placement, then comparing to adding in the quickie. Now for lots of listening!
Thanks again Bottlehead.
Ben