Emulators of Classic Computers

From: Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp_at_gjcp.net>
Date: Fri Jan 16 07:03:11 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 09:23, Stan Barr wrote:

> I regularly abuse my tube amp that way - but I'm a guitarist and I'm
> *supposed* to do that :-) You can't beat the smell of a hot ouput
> transformer and the sight of four 6L6s glowing red-hot!

Yup, I'm with you on that one. EL34s for me though!

> Anyway the Russians, Chinese and Indians still make the tubes, and in
> fact have been increasing production lately to meet demand.

There are a couple of Russian companies making valves. IIRC Sovtek
bought the entire Mullard plant and shipped it from the UK to Russia, so
they really are *real* EL34s. I wish they'd call them ECC83s instead of
12AX7s, though ;-)

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