Most of the datasheets are in pdf format and some are links to other html pages. The sovtek 5881wxt 6l6gc vacuum tube is a reliable beam tetrode that delivers a warm, round tone that sweetens any vintage or modern amplifier design. These tubes are very rugged, reliable, and sound great. It would be nice if i could have a high resolution pdf from the modded. Typically, the pentode was used for the input stage, and the triode as a phase inverter. Extremely low noise and a lack of microphonics combine with excellent ratings for detail and harmonic content to provide a. They have a little bump in the midrange, tight bass, good top end extension. Hi gain, low noise and a smooth sound is what you will find with this sovtek tube. The sovtek 5881 delivers a warm, round tone that sweetens any vintage or modern guitar amp design.
Hallo habe vor einiger zeit einen gebrauchten bugera 6260 infinum gekauft bei dem ein sammelsurium an endstufenrohren verbaut waren. You can read a lot of positive stuff about sovtek tubes made in russia, so i decided to try it. These 58816l6wgcs that i have are the ones with the very thin wafer base. Sounded good and last a decent amount of time considering how i was punishing them. Sovtek 6l6wxt matched quad from russia are both factory and hand.
The 6l6wxt is arguably the most widely used 6l6 in cp installations. Block diagram, pinout and 6550 circuit application inside. Does that mean that the wxts are higher qualitybuild. Vacuum tube 6550we, sovtek antique electronic supply. Its also different from the sovtek 6l6gb which you should not buy unless it is recommended for your amp. If you are looking to retube factory installed 6l6, 5881wxt is the exact replacement, and is very economical. For past 18 years, time off has been covering every inch of the. So 6l6wxt offered from pcb electronics supply chain shipps same day.
Extremely low noise and a lack of microphonics combine with excellent ratings for. Sovtek 6l6wxt plus the valve differs from the 5881 by having larger plate dimensions and improved grids to allow higher power handling. It has a 20 percent higher output than the sovtek 5881wxt. This tube features larger plate dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling capabilities. Sovtek 5881wxt 6l6gc vacuum tube features cryoacoustic treatment by music direct for better sound and longer life. I am thinking for one thing, that neither is a real 5881. The sovtek 6l6wxt matched pair are solidly constructed and the w denotes the ruggedised construction that is used in this top quality valve this improves their lifespan and reliability in service. You will now no longer see warnings about your outdated browsers on this site. The sovtek 5881 wxt6l6 wgc tube guide ii cracking the sovtek tube code. The sovtek 5881wxt is the same as the 5881 but with a full size base for easy installation in vintage amp designs. El84sovtek sovtek the sovtek el84 has been the industry standard go to el84 for over 20 years.
As for tone they are very similar with the 5881 breaking up earlier. Sovtek militarygrade vacuum tubes are manufactured in saratov, russia, and are well known for their range, from warm and broad to tight and overdriven. Sovtek 5881wxt is the factory installed 6l6 tube in many amps from fender, mesa and other manufacturers. This new sovtek is modeled after the vintage rca 6l6gc blackplate. Vacuum tube 5881wxt, sovtek the sovtek 5881wxt is the same as the 5881 but with a full size base for easy installation in vintage amp designs. Please keep in mind that the site may not be working properly in your outdated browser. It has a spiral filament that reduces hum and larger plates for a more linear response than other tubes. Ecc83 12ax7wcsovtek sovtek the sovtek 12ax7wc is the same valve as the wawb versions but it is factory selected for fender for low noise, low.
Players with combo amps or those who like to play on max volume may want to reconsider, as the 12ax7lps can be prone to microphonics due to the long plate. I have been reading some old posts discussing the quality of the sovtek 6v6s not the new electro harmonix 6v6s. Does anyone know the difference between these and the sovtek 6l6wxt. The sovtek 12ax7lp tube is a vacuum tube that has a large, full sound for stage or studio. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Time off is australias longestrunning street press publication, and has positioned itself as an iconic queensland brand. Sovtek tubes are produced in russia and are based on old tube types which were initially. Jensen neodymium speakers combine the tone of the alnico with the tightness of the. Bass response was the same as the 5881 soft and sweet. The sovtek 6550we was designed to be the finest 6550 ever produced. Chances are if an amp uses 6l6style output tubes, it has sovtek 5881s in its sockets. The 6l6wxt has a higher wattage dissipation rating 20 watts over the 5881. Connect with our audio gurus at 8003289973 or 2158624870 or send email or use contact form.
Sovtek vacuum tubes, duet platinum matched, quartet. My sovtek 5881 wxt 6l6 wgc tube guide has been immensely popular, and i thank. Sovtek 5881 slim base same as the wxt standard base version but with a slim base for marshalls etc the sovtek 5881 delivers a warm, round tone that sweetens any vintage or modern guitar amp design. My sovtek 5881 wxt 6l6 wgc tube guide has been immensely popular, and i thank everyone for the many emails i receive. Ironically if the amp is designed for true 5881swhich i doubt the 6l6wxt runs cooler you would have no idea if the 6l6wxt is running hotter than the svetlana 6l6gc unless you calculated plate dissipation, you cannot assume here. This 6l6 tube features larger plate dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling capabilities. Sovtek 5881wxt 6l6wgc valve british audio products online. Im not a tubeexpert, so i cant give any technical information or details. If you have an audio research amp, this is the tube you want. We burnin, test, and match all of our sovtek tubes. You can also take advantage of our system matching expertise with a free system consultation. The sovtek 6550we represents russian manufacturer new sensors attempt to design the finest 6550 ever produced. In fact, theyre frequently used as replacements for the old 7027 model in vintage ampegs. Seems like the sovtek version one with the back glass is one of their sovtek s.
Do you think that they are so bad, as you can read on internet i know mesa was putting them onto these amps, and named them str425. Fullsize base allows for easy installation in vintage amplifiers. Thicker plates, improved heat dissipation, higher transconductance, and increased linearity are just some of the inherent aspects of the new sovtek super 6550s. The sovtek 6l6wxt matched pair are solidly constructed and. Tube datasheets here youll find a modest collection of datasheets for some popular tubes. I have bought this tube, because my powertube was cracked. Our thoughts go out to all who are affected by covid19. Extremely consistent from piece to piece, the sovtek 58816l6wgc is probably the most reliable current production 6l6 available. High gain, and low noise, is nicely balanced all around not bright. The resulting performance advantages include 5% higher output power, increased reliability, greater headroom, and superior tone. Includes matching in any quantity you need at no extra charge. The sovtek 12ax7lps is a long plated spiral filament dual triode. Sovtek tubes great audio can exist in a vacuum whether you like your sound dirty or clean, sovtek tubes deliver. It features thicker plates, improved heat dissipation, higher transconductance, and increased linearity.1227 450 81 1088 880 241 1503 1423 293 283 1034 1367 42 1386 603 1192 325 1004 843 56 950 249 1460 1117 1459 1184 1246 724 1263 373 1090 151 780 1276 329 919 821 1387 258 706 235 736 576 1436 597 1306 659 1219