PCH200 Heptode 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

5mA, -8.75V BIAS, 190Va

Recommended operating point spectrum

7.5mA, -6.3V BIAS, 170Va

Other operating points

2.5mA, -13V BIAS, 230Va

Traced plate curves

Triode-Connected-Heptode (g2,g3,g4-PLATE, g1-CONTROL)


Clean spectrum and usable for audio, but will “color” sound to some degree. Available for sale.

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