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Re: Will a EL-34 tube work as a substitute for a 6CA7 tu

2/20/2006 7:50 PM
John Martin
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Re: Will a EL-34 tube work as a substitute for a 6CA7 tu
Not quite. The El34 is a pentode while the 6CA7 is a beam tube like the 6L6. They look electrically the same to the amp so they are interchangeable. They sound a little different and in my experiance the 6CA7 is a little longer lasting.  
 
 
 
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