12ax7 =C=

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12ax7 =C=

Post by Haze13 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:57 pm

I heard (read) many stories about how good their power tubes, especially 6550's, but there are not so many info about preamp tubes. So I tried one and I just love it! It sounds way better than EHX (not gold pin version), better than a JJ ecc83s, some GT's that actually Sovteks and JJ... And as I checked on ePay and they aren't expensive.
12ax7 =C= sounds louder than all the tubes that I mentioned, and the gain was much more pleasant.
Why they are not so popular? Grate tube for the grate price. Tried it only in v1 though...

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Re: 12ax7 =C=

Post by dirty dog » Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:59 pm

They had noise issues with some of them, hum etc on AC filaments. They seem to work ok on dc powered filaments though.

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