What amps use 12AX7 tubes?

April 23, 2020 Off By idswater

What amps use 12AX7 tubes?

The most common preamp tube for tube guitar amplifiers is the 12AX7. They have been in use since 1947 – so the Fender Tweed’s, Vox’s, Supro’s, and many other amps up through the modern Marshall DSL100 amps use 12AX7 preamp tubes.

Are 12AX7 preamp tubes?

The Electro-Harmonix 12AX7 gold pin preamp vacuum tube presents a stable, uncolored tonality with a gentle amount of signal gain. The Genalex – Gold Lion B759 / ECC83 / 12AX7 Preamp Vacuum Tube presents a stable, clear tonality with a gentle amount of signal gain.

What is the difference between ECC83 and 12AX7?

What is the difference between a 12AX7 Valve and an ECC83 valve? The answer is simple – there is not the slightest difference between these two valves. They are identical.

Can you touch tubes with bare hands?

It is OK to handle ambient cooled vacuum tubes with bare hands, IF THEY ARE COOL, and skin oils will seldom cause a problem, even if it chars.

What kind of heater does a 12AX7 use?

The ’12AX7′ Tube. The 12AX7 is a miniature high-mu twin triode. This tube is especially suited for use in resistance-coupled voltage amplifiers, phase inverters, multivibrators and numerous industrial control circuits where high voltage gain is desired. A centre tapped heater permits operation of the tube from a 6.3V or a 12.6V heater supply.

When did the 12AX7 preamp tube come out?

This long plate Russian tube has a straightforward tone with mid focused clarity. RCA and Sylvania first introduced the 12AX7 to the world in the late 1940s. Today, it is by far the most common preamp tube used for electric guitar amplification and there is an almost overwhelming supply of current production options to choose from.

Which is the best 12AX7 tube to buy?

This high grade Chinese tube from Tube Amp Doctor offers warmth with good presence and articulation. This Russian tube has straightforward lows and mids with top-end shimmer. This long plate Russian tube sounds like a slightly lower gain version of the 12AX7LPS. This long plate Russian tube has a straightforward tone with mid focused clarity.

What is the voltage of a 12AX7 Effectrode pedal?

Operating voltage is 12 to 15V, however not all these tubes have a centre tap (pin 9 on the tube), so won’t work as a drop inreplacement for a 12AX7 in guitar amps where the tube heater supply is only 6.3V. All variants of the 7058 – with or without centre tap – will operate in Effectrode pedals though. Specifications are indentical to a 12AX7.