Modern Tube computing

From: Gordon JC Pearce <>
Date: Wed Jan 21 05:16:40 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 03:21, ben franchuk wrote:
> Vintage TUBE stuff is the latest fad of PRO-AUDIO, so that stuff is all
> dried up. You can't even get tubes from the 1940's for example: New Old
> Stock 6SN7 $39 ... New sov-tech 6SN7 $9.
> Ben.

The problem with NOS is that the glass is slightly porous and the valves
will have gone a bit soft by now. Why would you pay four times as much
for a valve that will be below standard when you get it, when you can
have a brand new valve, build to a higher standard than the original?

Received on Wed Jan 21 2004 - 05:16:40 GMT

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