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NOS 6P3S-e or cheap new 5881? Identify this tube..

The getter is different from all the 6n3c-e ( 6p3s-e). Are they blank Groove tubes... Sovtec?? Nothing on them, blank bulb... I've post last week about them... I've look all over the place, the getter is a small ring ( normally, on 6p3s-e, it is 2 small rings... Any help???


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I did got some 6n3c-e last week from Jim McShane , a good re-seller in the USA

That's where mine came from.:up:

It´s pure comercial rebranding, in the insides there is a russian 6p3s
just keep the dissipation below 20 watts per tube and the screen below 350v

I run mine PP triode strapped ~490v B+ @40ma.:redhot: