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Tube Amp Doctor - 6L6WGC-STR Premium - Power Tubes

Why Pay Full Price? Why Pay Full Price?
Original price $99.00
Original price $99.00 - Original price $389.00
Original price $99.00
Current price $89.00
$89.00 - $349.00
Current price $89.00
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Availability:
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Availability:
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Revolutionise your listening experience with the Tube Amp Doctor's 6L6WGC-STR Premium Power Tubes. These premium tubes, replicating the iconic GE black-plate design, deliver outstanding tone and maximum lifetime, ideal for vintage tweed and blackface amps like the 1960 Bassman, Twin, Showman or Super Reverb. Savour the complex midrange and sweet heights that are in a class of their own, with our tubes delivering warm cleans and rich, sweet mids when pushed, perfect for those fat jazz or blues tones. With exclusive black-plate designs, gold grid wire, double getter construction, no noise filaments, and 1.2mm thick heavy duty glass, you'll experience superior sound quality, durability, and longevity. Selected for their uncompromising quality, these tubes guarantee an extraordinary sonic experience. Elevate your audio with the perfect blend of historical touch and innovative technology.

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ℹ Product Information

Tube Amp Doctor - 6L6WGC-STR Premium - Power Tubes

Bring the sound to life with the Tube Amp Doctor - 6L6WGC-STR Premium - Power Tubes. Harken back to the golden age of music with these tubes inspired by the GE6L6GC of the vibrant 1950s and 60s, recreated with precision and finesse to deliver a robust tone and unparalleled longevity. Fortified with GE-style black-plate design, their exquisite performance makes them the ultimate choice for vintage tweed and blackface amps such as the venerated Bassman, Twin, Showman, and Super Reverb of 1960. Designed to recreate and relive the magic of yore, the TAD 6L6WGC-STR enchants with its intricate midrange play and sweet highs, catapulting your listening experience to another level. The tube’s warmth turns up the nostalgic charm, while the opulent mids snap, crackle and pop when pushed – perfect for the tranquil jazz or bountiful blues tones. Plus, it's not just about the sounds. The Tube Amp Doctor's commitment to perfecting the aesthetics means these power tubes are equipped with exclusive black-plate anodes, a side getter, and feature gold grid wire, double getter construction for added functionality. With its top-class durability featuring 1.2mm thick heavy-duty glass, they ensure enduring performance while exuding an elegant silhouette. Premium Selected for all the power tubers out there, having aced stringent tests such as plate current, amplification, low noise test, sonic tests and shock tests, among others. Experience firsthand, the enchantingly warm lower midrange, and the silky top end that harks back to the classic GE versions, distilled in these premium power tubes. With the TAD 6L6GC-STR and 6L6WGC-STR, you are guaranteed quality, durability, and class—making every listening experience a trip down memory lane. So, for the music enthusiasts pining for the classic tones and tangible depth of sound, our power tubes provide a time capsule of the bygone era, with the durability and technological advancements of the modern world.

Features:

  1. Authentic GE-style, Black-plate Design: Gives your amp a vintage feel and maximum shelf-life.
  2. Unique Tone: The complex midrange, sweet highs, and warm cleans bring unparalleled sound character.
  3. Versatile Sounding: Ideal for jazz or blues tones, it’s perfect for those desiring a warm lower midrange and silky top.
  4. Precision Remake: A true throwback to the small bottle GE6L6GC from the 1950s and 60s – modern technology meets classic design.
  5. Exclusive Build: The TAD 6L6GC-STR and the TAD 6L6WGC-STR boast exclusive black-plate designs, gold grid wire, double getter construction, no-noise filaments, and 1.2mm thick heavy-duty glass.
  6. Portability: At just 80mm high (without pins), this tube can efficiently replace 5881 or 6L6WGB tubes.

Benefits:

  1. Longevity: With the Tube Amp Doctor’s commitment to maximum lifetime and functionality – your vintage amp will keep on rocking.
  2. Remarkable Sound Quality: Experience captivatingly warm cleans and rich, sweet mids that'll splendidly echo through your environment.
  3. Capsuled Era: Not just about recreating the music of the past, but feeling every beat and pulse as if it’s happening right now.
  4. Added Durability: With thick, heavy-duty glass, our tubes won't just deliver excellent sound, but also promise robustness and reliability.
  5. Premium Selected: Rigorously tested for all important attributes like plate current, amplification, and noise level, we ensure only the best for you.
  6. Precise Matching: With RT-Matching of Power Tubes for identical Plate Current (PC) and Transconductance (TC), these tubes enable optimal performance from your amp.
  7. The highest standards: These tubes meet RohS’s compliance standards – for the top-rank quality that you deserve.
  8. Multitudes of Uses: Beyond its use as an AF power amplifier, it can operate under numerous voltages and temperatures – a testament to its versatility.

Specifications

Description Specifications
Plate Current (PC) and Amplification (TC) TAD Premium Selected tubes with identical PC and TC
Electrical Heater Voltage (AC or DC) - 5.8V(min), 6.3V(nom.), 6.8V(max); Current - ca 0.9A
Cathode Oxide coated, unipotential; Cathode-to-heater potential, max - 200V
Direct interelectrode capacitances, max Grid no.1 to cathode and grid no.3, and grid no.2 - base sleeve and heater <16pF; Plate to Cathode and grid no.3, grid no.2 - Base sleeve and heater <8pF / grid no.1 <1.1pF
Mechanical Specifications Operating position - Any; Base - JEDEC #8ET, octal, 8-pin; Dimensions - 95mm (height),82mm (seated height), 38mm (diameter); Cooling - Convection; Approximate net weight - 50g
AF Power Amplifier Max Ratings DC plate voltage - 550V; Grid no.2 DC (screen) voltage - 450V; Grid no.1 (control) voltage - -100V DC; Cathode current - 150mA; Plate dissipation - 30W; Grid no.2 DC (screen) dissipation - 5W; Bulb Temperature (surface hottest point) - 250 degrees Celsius
Typical Operation for AF Power Amplifier, Class A1 (single tube) Plate Voltage - 250V; Grid 2 screen voltage - 250V; Grid 1 control voltage* - -14V; Peak AF Grid 1 control voltage - 14V; Zero signal plate current - 100mA; Maximum signal plate current - 105mA; Zero signal grid 2 screen current (avg) - 15mA; Transconductance (nominal) - ca 11,000 mS; Load resistance - 2000 Ohms; Output power at 5% distortion - 10W.

Experience the harmonious fusion of old-world charm and state-of-the-art technology, wrapped in the elegantly designed Tube Amp Doctor - 6L6WGC-STR Premium - Power Tubes. The retro-inspired yet distinctively modern sound, reminiscent of the golden era of music, flawlessly engraves these power tubes into every listener's heart. Offering not merely exceptional tone and music clarity, but also a mesmerizing aesthetic appeal that enhances your audio equipment. The TAD 6L6WGC-STR guarantees to take you on a fascinating journey of sonic adventures. Indulge in the soul-stirring tunes of jazz, the electrifying swing of blues, or your preferred genre, reimagined with enhanced warmth, deeper mids, and smoother highs—all offered in one remarkable product. At The Audio Tailor, we celebrate your love for quality music and commitment to premium sound. We take pride in being your trusted source for the Tube Amp Doctor - 6L6WGC-STR Premium - Power Tubes in Australia. Enjoy the privilege of exploring the textured richness of your cherished tunes—a treasured experience only our power tubes can give. Contact us today and let our dedicated team assist you in experiencing the sublime harmony of yesteryears, interwoven with today's prodigious technology. Rediscover your love for music with the TAD 6L6WGC-STR Premium - Power Tubes, the ultimate hallmark of the classic sonic beauty and manufacturing brilliance.

ℹ Specifications
Specifications Description
Plate Current (PC) and Amplification (TC) TAD Premium Selected tubes with identical PC and TC
Electrical Heater Voltage (AC or DC) - 5.8V(min), 6.3V(nom.), 6.8V(max); Current - ca 0.9A
Cathode Oxide coated, unipotential; Cathode-to-heater potential, max - 200V
Direct interelectrode capacitances, max Grid no.1 to cathode and grid no.3, and grid no.2 - base sleeve and heater <16pF; Plate to Cathode and grid no.3, grid no.2 - Base sleeve and heater <8pF / grid no.1 <1.1pF
Mechanical Specifications Operating position - Any; Base - JEDEC #8ET, octal, 8-pin; Dimensions - 95mm (height),82mm (seated height), 38mm (diameter); Cooling - Convection; Approximate net weight - 50g
AF Power Amplifier Max Ratings DC plate voltage - 550V; Grid no.2 DC (screen) voltage - 450V; Grid no.1 (control) voltage - -100V DC; Cathode current - 150mA; Plate dissipation - 30W; Grid no.2 DC (screen) dissipation - 5W; Bulb Temperature (surface hottest point) - 250 degrees Celsius
Typical Operation for AF Power Amplifier, Class A1 (single tube) Plate Voltage - 250V; Grid 2 screen voltage - 250V; Grid 1 control voltage* - -14V; Peak AF Grid 1 control voltage - 14V; Zero signal plate current - 100mA; Maximum signal plate current - 105mA; Zero signal grid 2 screen current (avg) - 15mA; Transconductance (nominal) - ca 11,000 mS; Load resistance - 2000 Ohms; Output power at 5% distortion - 10W.

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