PCF802 Triode Part

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

6mA, -2.1V BIAS, 230Va

Other operating points

5mA, -1.8V BIAS, 200Va
4mA, -1.35V BIAS, 155Va

Traced plate curves

THD statistics


ECL802 version with 9V heaters. Slightly higher THD, but could be just random sample thing. Sweet spot is at 6mA and -1.5V BIAS. Very usable. Available for sale.

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