EL844 ....what value cathode resistor?

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Eric
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EL844 ....what value cathode resistor?

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On the new JJ EL844 with 9 watts dissipation, what shoud be a good value cathode resister in an 18 watter? 220R?

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Possibly. At a guess the range from 180 to 220 hms sounds in the right ballpark. You may have to try a few different values and carefully measure the dissipation.
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Re: EL844 ....what value cathode resistor?

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Did you ever try that out? Curious what you found.
Also I'd love to know if anyone has just tried plug & play the 844s with the 125 Ohm and a 50-50 cap.
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