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Vintage amp restoration and Beyond
Aldi were selling Noise level/ Db meters cheap. I grabbed one and tried it out on a few things including this amp.
Full blast it revolved between 115 Db and 120 Db with really momentary peaks hitting 130Db. WWE
I need to wear some sort of damping if I use this loud.

My chainsaw came in at 115 Db.
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LMFAO! Those type of amps were never 100W like they claim. Especially yours. What does your actual wattage come out to? Wouldn't take but a second to find out. 160-180? We may have already had this conversation. Can't remember at the moment.

I'd love to slam the front end of that monster and let it breathe a little fire. We are good at 125-130db for few minutes right? Maybe 5?
My bad. Common sense overrided my attention span.
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I estimate it at that 160-180 watts. The higher plate voltage comes in there. I really haven't found a lot of time to give it a good workout. I must do it.

The 2203's that it's based on would've been 120 watts at least. My first stack, a locally made Strauss. NS 120. A quad of 6CA7's pumping 120 watts.
2203's, a Quad of EL34's. Very similar tubes.
And of course with a Quad of KT88's, it's got to be 140 watts at normal plate voltages.
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