Are JJ valves any good?

Are JJ valves any good?

JJ Valves are superb quality, great sounding valves – and at a sensible price. Of course you should always buy “tested” valves which means that they have been checked after the production stage to make sure they are in tolerance and operating as they should.

Are JJ tubes the best?

JJ tubes are now my go-to. They’re inexpensive and reliable. The tone is what I would call “neutral” – not too warm, not too bright, not to hot, not too mellow – tubes that do their job and don’t call attention to themselves. If you like your amp and your guitar, just put these in and play.

Are ecc83s and 12AX7 the same?

The ECC83 Valve – also known as the 12AX7. The 12AX7 Valve (or 12AX7 vacuum Tube) is a small preamplifier valve which is identical to the ECC83 – same valve, just a different name. It has two identical triodes both of which have a high voltage gain.

Where are Electro Harmonix tubes manufactured?

Saratov, Russia
Today’s Electro-Harmonix tubes are hand built in the Reflektor plant in Saratov, Russia. Each tube is constructed to the highest specifications for reliability and sound quality.

Who owns sovtek?

Mike Matthews’s New
Sovtek is a brand of vacuum tube owned by Mike Matthews’s New Sensor Corporation and manufactured in Saratov, Russia. They are often used in guitar amplification and include versions of the popular 12AX7, EL84, EL34, and 6L6. Many of the vacuum-tube amplifiers in modern production are factory-fitted with Sovtek valves.

Are JJ ecc83-s/12AX7 tubes any good?

Summary: Excellent piano like, detailed tone. The JJ ECC83-S / 12AX7 tube sports a different plate design than found in most 12AX7’s. When you look at them you can’t help but think that they must be rugged and good for the musician on the road. The compact plate structure does nothing to dampen their sound or dynamic response.

What is the difference between the Sovtek 12AX7WA and 12 ax7wb vacuum tubes?

Both the Sovtek 12AX7WA and 12AX7WB vacuum tubes almost sound the same though there is a perceptible difference in gain. To put it in perspective, the 12AX7-WB has a little more gain in comparison to the 12AX7-WA tube.

What is the difference between the Russian and Slovakian 12AX7/ECC83 tubes?

This gold pin Russian tube is very similar to the plain pin version. This gold pin Slovakian tube takes the characteristics of the plain pin 12AX7/ECC83 version and boosts them up a notch. This is Tube Amp Doctor’s premium selected offering of the common Chinese tube. This is the B (noise-selected) version of the common Chinese tube.

What is a JJ 12AX7 preamp tube?

The JJ 12AX7 preamp tube is highly sought after by bassists and harpists as it helps reproduce perfectly balanced tones. Smooth mellifluous highs and mids along with distinct and robust lows typify the well-balanced dynamic tones facilitated by JJ 12AX7.

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