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Offline Emil

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300B vs 845 Tube
« on: February 01, 2017, 12:05:24 PM »
Can someone compare and contrast these two tubes?

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Offline Triode Pete

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Re: 300B vs 845 Tube
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2017, 04:27:47 AM »
Can someone compare and contrast these two tubes?

Interesting Belcanto SET 40 on sale over at AC

Are you a ham radio operator interested in broadcasting?... get an 845 amp!... or you have inefficient speakers and want a lot of triode tube power (but should be really using a SS amp)...

OR...

Are you interested in beautiful music reproduction with a DHT tube designed to replicate the human voice perfectly and amplify giant horn loudspeakers in movie theaters... However, IMHO, you need efficient speakers...

With the caveat that not all 845 / 300B tubes sound the same... Some crappy 300B tubes can sound poor compared to an excellent sounding (RCA) 845 tube...

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