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Offline henrylr

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Who made Philips tubes
« on: December 18, 2021, 12:45:20 PM »
Hi all,
After much searching for tubes info it seems that Amperex in Heerlen Holland made tubes branded Amperex and Philips. So was Philips just a distributor and not a manufacturer?


Offline Jack

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Re: Who made Philips tubes
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2021, 01:25:41 PM »
Phillips manufactured their own tubes but also bought out and owned Amperex, Mullard, Valvo, Miniwatt, Tungsram and later Sylvania to gain access to US Military contracts.  All of the brands continued to sell under their original brand name and also OEM'd for each other as well as other companies.  Date and plant name are more important with this group than name on the tube.
JVC QL-Y7 w/ Denon DL-301 Mk II
Vista Phono II Mk II
Jays Audio CDT3 Mk III
Supratek Cabernet
Kinki Studio EX-B7's
Holo Audio May KTE
Auralic Aries G2.2
Verity Otello/Nola KO
(4) Rythmik F12SE
(2) Puritan PSM-156
Tubulus USB & AES
Wireworld IC's and SC's