PCL81 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 (recommended)

Triode 5mA, -1.7V BIAS

Other operating points

 3.5mA, -2.32V BIAS
 3mA, -1.9V BIAS

Traced plate curves


Excellent triode, very clean spectrum. Available for sale.

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