ampage
Tube Amps / Music Electronics
For current discussions, please visit Music Electronics Forum.

ampage archive

Vintage threads from the first ten years

Search for:  Mode:  

EF86+6bm8 audio samples


 :
8/7/1999 2:36 AM
Chris Hurley
EF86+6bm8 audio samples
I've been working on a little EF86 and 6bm8 amp lately under the AX84 umbrella. I recently made a little recording of it and thought some folks might be interested...  
 
 
 
Right now, its an EF86 -> gain pot -> 12ax7 triode -> 6bm8 triode set up as cathodyne PI -> 6bm8 PP pair ->Hammond 125E.  
 
 
 
The amp is pretty clean right now because I have large cathode resistors on the preamp stages, but you might get an idea.  
 
 
 
Heres the clip from the AX84 message:  
 
------------------  
 
Well, heres a sample of my reworked EF86+6bm8 amp.  
 
 
 
I added a 12ax7 gain stage with a 33k cathode resistor and no bypass and changed my EF86 cathode resistor to 33k also. I'm planning to put a CF tone stack and reduce the value of those resistors a big to bring the level back up after the tone stack loss and to add a little more distortion.  
 
 
 
http://intsys.net/ax84/6bm8audio.mp3 in MP3 format (see mp3.com for more info). around 380k.  
 
 
 
0:00 cleanish stuff  
 
0:15 amp dirty  
 
0:19 Boss DS1 dirty  
 
0:24 amp clean/dirty  
 
0:26 diode pair added w/ no other changes, notice the volume change!  
 
0:34 amp dirty  
 
-------------  
 
 
Today
ampage
archive
And now, a word from our sponsors:


 
8/7/1999 1:50 PM
Chris Hurley

If the file is garbled when you download it, try this URL for a program to fix it up:  
 
 
 
http://users.erols.com/arantius/mp3net/uncook.html
 

  Page 1 of 1