What is a rectifier?

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JohnnyCNote
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What is a rectifier?

Post by JohnnyCNote » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:42 pm

I've been trying to find a relatively simple explanation of what MB means when it uses the term "rectifier". Is it simply a way to indicate output (dual or triple), or is there more to it? I'd definitely appreciate a referral to a website that explains it, or whatever else anyone may know of.

I’ll confess to having megalomaniacal tendencies and lean to the Triple R. My ideal configuration would consist of two heads with two cabinets each. It just takes money, after all…

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Re: What is a rectifier?

Post by Eevil » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:08 am

JohnnyCNote wrote:I've been trying to find a relatively simple explanation of what MB means when it uses the term "rectifier". Is it simply a way to indicate output (dual or triple), or is there more to it? I'd definitely appreciate a referral to a website that explains it, or whatever else anyone may know of.

I’ll confess to having megalomaniacal tendencies and lean to the Triple R. My ideal configuration would consist of two heads with two cabinets each. It just takes money, after all…
”A rectifier is an electrical device that converts alternating current (AC), which periodically reverses direction, to direct current (DC), which flows in only one direction.”. Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rectifier

Rectifier in Dual Rectifier meant that the amps have diode rectification and tube rectifier selectable by user. Previous giving more stable DC to the amp and latter sagging under heavy load conditions.

Triple is just Dual recto Solo head with 150w power amp.
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Re: What is a rectifier?

Post by JohnnyCNote » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:19 pm

Thanks mucho for the reply! It’s just what I needed…

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Re: What is a rectifier?

Post by UnderJollyRoger » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:36 am

JohnnyCNote wrote: I’ll confess to having megalomaniacal tendencies and lean to the Triple R. My ideal configuration would consist of two heads with two cabinets each. It just takes money, after all…
Have you ever played a Triple Rectifier? My Dual is so freaking loud over my Mesa 2x12 if I want it to be that I really don't see the need for two Fullstacks. Unless of course, you have lots of roadies to carry your stuff around and play on the biggest stages :D
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Re: What is a rectifier?

Post by JohnnyCNote » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:37 am

UnderJollyRoger wrote:
JohnnyCNote wrote: I’ll confess to having megalomaniacal tendencies and lean to the Triple R. My ideal configuration would consist of two heads with two cabinets each. It just takes money, after all…
Have you ever played a Triple Rectifier? My Dual is so freaking loud over my Mesa 2x12 if I want it to be that I really don't see the need for two Fullstacks. Unless of course, you have lots of roadies to carry your stuff around and play on the biggest stages :D
Here’s my current setup. Each head is 160w, with 6 6L6's per:

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