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Re: 6AV6

10/16/2000 2:08 PM
Jim Jones
Re: 6AV6
Hey Steve,  
Forgot to mention that the 6AV6 is a single triode duo-diode in a 7-pin package. You just wire the diodes together and solder them to the cathode, then just treat it like 1/2 a 12AX7. On the 12AX7 pages of some tube manuals it even says "Refer to 6AV6 for characteristic curves."  
Apparently some old Fenders used them...  
They're cool to use - cheap dumpster tubes! If you pay over $2 a piece, you're paying too much. :)