6CA7s + EL34

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jnoel64
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6CA7s + EL34

Post by jnoel64 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:01 am

This may be better suited for the Mark V section, but I will start here.

Since the V can have different pairs of tubes, I was wondering about blending 2 =C= EL34 tubes and 2 6CA7s in my Mark V. Of course, I would only be able to use variac power, but I did try a quad of 6CA7s and really like what I was hearing with those. Then I got this new brainstorm. I may just have to try it and see what happens.
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Re: 6CA7s + EL34

Post by bandit2013 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:42 pm

That may be fun. Which pair will go where? the 6CA7 may be better in the center vs outer or it just may work better the other way.

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