Electro Harmonix 6V6GT platinum matched pair

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Electro-Harmonix 6V6GT matched pair
Electro-Harmonix 6V6GT the beam powertetrode still used in many guitar amps and headphone amplifiers.
Set of two.

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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 matched paar
De 6V6G(T) is initieel door Ken-Rad en Raytheon in 1936 ontwikkeld als kleinere versie van de 6L6 speciaal voor het gebruik in (auto)radio's ter vervanging van de 6F6 pentode. De 6V6 beam tetrode wordt nog steeds gebruikt in vele kleinere gitaarversterkers en ook ingezet in moderne hoofdtelefoonversterkers als uitgangsbuis.

De T achter de G van Glass geeft aan dat het hier gaat om de kleinere glazen behuizing (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

Matched tubes 
This set of tubes is matched. This means that the measured values of the tubes fall within the same range and thus perform equally.
This is important for two reasons:
1. To obtain the same gain factor per tube.
2. For the same amount of quiescent current per tube.
The first requirement speaks for itself and the second requirement prevents the one tube where a higher quiescent current or bias is needed to make it work in the linear region will also be worn out earlier. Both new tubes and our NOS tubes can be ordered separately.