6P18P (6П18П)


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


18mA, -12V BIAS

Traced plate curves


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Soviet copy of EL82. Both examples I posses have a very dirty spectrum without any good operating points.


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