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previous: Morris Is anybody here using an EF86 for t... -- 2/2/2000 4:47 PM View Thread

Re: EF86 Questions

2/2/2000 5:22 PM
kgRe: EF86 Questions
hello morris,  
ever since i tried the cascode connection using high gm tubes like the svetlana 6n1p, i have never looked back on using pentodes. the cascode can offer greater voltage gain, and lower output impedance, uses the same number of sockets, and is trick to boot. the only two things i'd use pentodes for are a) vca's and b) rf amplifiers.  
jm2c. i tried the ef86 and while it was cool the self-biased cascode (thanks randall) is the shit.  

Stephen Conner Hi Morris,I... -- 2/2/2000 5:33 PM
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