Electro Harmonix EL84

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Electro-Harmonix EL84

The small powerpentode used in many guitar amps of, among others, VOX, Fender and Mesa Boogie.

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More Information
Tube type EL84
Manufacturer/Brand Electro-Harmonix
Production New
Tube kind Powertube
Construction Pentode
Pin Layout Noval 9 pins
Country of Manufacture Russia

Electro-Harmonix EL84
The EL84 developed in the Philips Physics Laboratory in Eindhoven (NatLab) and introduced in 1953 in Mullard radios. The EL84 was introduced as a cost effective alternative to the EL34 especially when it was used in so-called 'Table-top' radios where driver tubes could be omitted in these designs due to the easy control of the EL84. Now the EL84 is used in old VOX, Fender, Mesa Boogie guitar amplifiers and as a new application in headphone amplifiers.

Electro-Harmonix
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.

In addition to the Electro-Harmonix EL34, we also sell versions of the EL34 from Mullard and TAD