Electro Harmonix 6V6GT

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Electro-Harmonix 6V6GT the beam powertetrode still used in many guitar amps and headphone amplifiers.

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Tube type 6V6
Manufacturer/Brand Electro-Harmonix
Production New
Tube kind Powertube
Construction Beaming Tetrode
Pin Layout Octal 8 pins
Country of Manufacture Russia

Electro-Harmonix 6V6GT
The 6V6G (T) was initially developed by Ken-Rad and Raytheon in 1936 as a smaller version of the 6L6 especially for use in (car) radios to replace the 6F6 pentode. The 6V6 beam tetrode is still used in many smaller guitar amps and also used in modern headphone amplifiers as the output tube.

The T behind Glass G indicates that this is the smaller glass housing (T9)

Electro-Harmonix is a New York based company that has gained notoriety through guitar effect pedals. Started in 1968 by an audio technician and an ex-employee of IBM Mike Matthews, who is also a Rhytm & Blues pianist. In the nineties, Electro-Harmonix was taken over by the New Sensor company, which is also located in New York. New Sensor has its own tube plant in Saratov Russia where it has its tubes made under strict supervision from the EH USA. Now that Electro-Harmonix has 50 years of experience within the music world, we at TubeDirect are convinced we have chosen a reliable partner for the supply of new tubes.

Besides the Electro-Harmonix 6V6GT we also sell a premium Genalex Gold Lion 6V6GT / CV511, a Tung-Sol 6V6GT and the 6V6GT from TAD