Re: 465 - Successfully Replaced HV multiplier

Michael W. Lynch

On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 06:12 PM, n4buq wrote:

I may be wrong as well, but since the HV multiplier is fed from an oscillator,
once the voltage is sufficient and the oscillator kicks in, then there
wouldn't much difference between that point and when full line voltage is
applied. Is that incorrect?

I would tend to agree with you. The HV Multiplier in the 465/475 and 455/465M are just failure prone parts. I have had them die right in front of me after just a few minutes of operation.

Michael Lynch
Dardanelle, AR

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