Power Supply For Tube Circuit Development

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Power Supply For Tube Circuit Development

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Are there any alternatives to the Heathkit Ip-17 regulated high voltage dc power supply?
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Look at ham radio gear for alternatives if you can't find a stand alone supply in audio?

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OK, thanks for the tip.
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Hickok Teaching Systems (the same Hickok that made tube testers) produced at least two high quality variable supplies, models 5055 and 5056. I believe they're identical except the small 2.5A variac in the 5055 was deleted in the 5056. These were made specifically to power vacuum tube and SS equipment. The 5055 that I use has the following outputs:

6.3 VAC, 3.5A
12.6 VAC CT, 3.5A
0 to 40 VDC, 1A
0 to 400 VDC, 150 mA
0 to -100 VDC, 2 mA

Good luck in your search!

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OK thanks I have read about their tube testers but didn't know about power supplies, thanks again:)
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Do you have any documentation for the 5055?
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ZeusMC wrote:
Wed 08/04/21 10:16 am
Do you have any documentation for the 5055?
Yes, I have a schematic somewhere. The circuitry is somewhat unorthodox, but not overly difficult to work on. There are no tubes in this supply, it's all solid state.

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