Tube Amps / Music Electronics
For current discussions, please visit Music Electronics Forum. New: view Recent Searches.
New: visit Schematic Hell!
The sunn still shines online!

Listen to great tunes streaming live right now!

ampage archive

Vintage threads from the first ten years

Search for:  Mode:  
previous: Mark Buckingham It's kind of funny, but when I firs... -- 10/22/1999 2:19 PM View Thread

Re: mesa sp12ax7

10/22/1999 3:25 PM
Jim S.
Re: mesa sp12ax7
I have four Mesa Chinese SP12AX7s that I bought some years back. I found them to be no less microphonic than 50% of the unweeded white-box Chinese 12AX7s I've bought from Mojo. But I've never been that crazy about how any of those Chinese 12AX7s sound. They lack bass and can be a bit edgy sounding.  
BTW, I'm considering buying a bunch of the JJ (formerly Tesla) frame-grid ECC83's. I have two now - one is dead quiet and the other is slightly microphonic. I like the way the sound. Are these tubes generally free from microphonics in your experience?

John S. BTW, I'm considering buying a bunch... -- 10/24/1999 3:24 PM