6P14P (6П14П)

All tube operating points below are by no means definitive good sound recipe for your particulate tube project. Lowest THD point is not necessary best sounding one and there is always some variance even in a NOS tube batch from the same manufacturer!  Below information is only useful as a general starting point and is ment to get you in a ballpark when no measurement equipment is available.

Lowest THD operating point spectrum

19mA, -5.5V BIAS

Recommended operating point spectrum

 30mA, -3.4V BIAS

Other operating points

40mA, -1.7V BIAS

Traced plate curves


Soviet copy of EL84 but with higher dissipation (14W). Quite linear and not microphonic, but all the samples I have produce a lot of higher order harmonics in their spectrum. 

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