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Amperex 5842 / 417A triode - National label, gold pins

Amperex 5842 / 417A triode - National label, gold pins
Price: $47.00
1 in stock
Item Number: 1065N
Manufacturer: Amperex
This 1960s Amperex 5842 tube is a 417A triode tube type made famous by Western Electric. It has a metallic gray plate, a D getter, and gold pins (VK5 series). The red print on the glass has the National logo. Amperex's New York factory code is etched in the glass.

These tubes are a great choice for headphone amps, high efficiency speakers, or for use as drivers for 300B tubes. In the right circuit they can put out .4 watts by themselves! 

Tube tests as new with low noise. It ships in its original box with test results for current draw (mA) and transconductance (Gm).

This tube is sold individually. Photo is of a sample from the lot. Matched pairs, when available, are listed as Item 1032.

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