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Old 15th May 2003, 02:32 AM   #11
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forget it cam cant pick it up o well
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Old 15th May 2003, 03:07 AM   #12
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Try the Svetlana's. From a number of reports I've read, they're very, very good even against the best NOS, and as tough as nails.
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Old 15th May 2003, 04:32 AM   #13
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The plate glowing red is a bias problem, not a tube problem..
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Old 15th May 2003, 04:42 AM   #14
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i here ya. but i want to still get the better ones than ill worry about the bias
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Old 15th May 2003, 05:04 AM   #15
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The plate glowing red is a bias problem, not a tube problem..
D'oh. I missed the red glow (which is likely bias) and was thinking about the blue halo's which likely indicate gassiness to me. However, if they're supposed to conform to a 6L6 spec, and they glow red, then I'd wonder if they even meet spec, as it was indicated the previous tubes ran fine. If the design runs the tubes on the ragged edge, then it might be OK, but if it doesn't, then I'd say the tubes themselves are an issue and would replace them before anything else goes awry.
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Old 15th May 2003, 05:25 AM   #16
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oh yeah.. another thing.

you say those are 6L6GB's (20w max diss.). If the amp is designed for 6L6GC 's (rated @ 30w), that would help explain where your glow is coming from too..
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Old 15th May 2003, 06:20 AM   #17
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and another thing the amp is 6l6gb the new tubes are 6l6gc
so thats not the problem.plane and simple you change your tubes
you gota bios the amp. i could leave but i risk loosing my iron and
a short tube life. even in the other socket that one tube still burns
brighter that is weird and its the only one that glows a light red.
over time.im going to pic a pair of these tubes than im going to bios the amp

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http://www.thetubestore.com/jan6l.html

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Old 15th May 2003, 12:19 PM   #18
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Hi,

Sorry for my bad english

I was reading this forum since a long time, really great people and serious talk about electronics, that's great.

Here's a photo of "blue glowing" in 6L6EH(electro-harmonix). I have 8 tubes of this brand, all tubes show this blue glow when turned on, even after the "burn-in" time of the tube.

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The tubes seems to work fine event with showing this blue glow.

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Old 15th May 2003, 08:34 PM   #19
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thats what i have looks cool eh i may get those tubes

http://www.thetubestore.com/ehx6l6gc.html
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Old 15th May 2003, 08:39 PM   #20
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Hi,

Sorry for my bad english

I was reading this forum since a long time, really great people and serious talk about electronics, that's great.

Here's a photo of "blue glowing" in 6L6EH(electro-harmonix). I have 8 tubes of this brand, all tubes show this blue glow when turned on, even after the "burn-in" time of the tube.

Click the image to open in full size.

The tubes seems to work fine event with showing this blue glow.

Rémy
There is no problem when it's on the glass like this. There are various explanantions in other threads. Search for "blue glow".

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