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woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sat Oct 15 12:33:54 CDT 2005


Gordon JC Pearce wrote:

> William Donzelli wrote:
>
>>> Why would you buy audio tubes, or valves as we call them over here, 
>>> from eBay, when they're cheap enough in Maplins?
>>
>>
>>
>> Because a 12AX7 (ECC83) made by ICC and an identical 12AXY (ECC83) 
>> made by
>> Telefunken makes ALL the difference.
>
>
> Mmm.  To the gold-plated speaker cable brigade, perhaps.

But I think the reason the cable makes a difference is you got all the feed
back in  a transistor amp ( less in a valve ) and any noise on the speaker
cables like ac hum? and other noise will get fed back to the amp
.

>
> Gordon.
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