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Amperex 6DJ8 / ECC88 - various labels, 1960s

Amperex 6DJ8 / ECC88 - 1960s, white HP label
Price: $42.00
3 in stock
Item Number: 710
Manufacturer: Amperex

This 1960s 6DJ8 / ECC88 tube was made by Amperex (Heerlen, Holland factory code) and labeled for other companies (Philips, Hewlett Packard, etc.). It has the same construction as the Philips Miniwatt and Bugle Boy 6DJ8 tubes from this time period.
It has the following characteristics:
  • creases on the top of the bottle
  • the Heerlen, Holland factory code etched along the bottom of the glass
  • silver risers
  • round shield with two raised rectangular sections on opposite sides
  • halo getter with wide support post
  • early white label and "Made in Holland" (condition of the label varies)

Tube tests as new with balanced sections. It has been screened for gas, heater-cathode leakage, shorts, and excessive noise and microphonics on each triode section. It was tested at typical operating voltages on a laboratory grade Amplitrex AT1000 (manual setting, fixed bias mode). Learn more about our testing process here. See product options for current availability.

Noise and microphonics

This tube tests as "phono grade"--the quietest range for noise and microphonics--on our custom noise testing equipment. It is an excellent choice for
phono stages, microphone preamps, DA converters, and other sensitive applications.

This tube is sold individually. It ships in a new white box with test results for current draw (mA) and transconductance (Gm) for each triode section. Photo is of a sample from the lot. Matched pairs, when available, are listed as Item 711.

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This 1963-65 Amperex 6DJ8 / ECC88 tube was made in Holland (Heerlen factory code) and has the famous Bugle Boy logo. It has gray risers and a halo getter with wide support post. Click "more info" for current availability.
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