Roll in the Mullard CV4003/ 4004, EI EL84s or for a lusher warmer sound try the JJ EL84..
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7/24/06 at 4:24am
Originally Posted by Wil
Its a direct drop in for the 12AX7 slot.
Or perhaps u could try ECC83 if u have cash burning a hole in your pocket
Originally Posted by nakedtoes
I already got the CV4004 Burn a big hole in my pocket already.. am curious of the RCA5751 as i heard it sound much refined but less gain... SO no problem i pairing the CV4003 with the RCA5751?
Originally Posted by Ferbose
EL84 can be used in three modes: Triode, Ultralinear and Pentode.
Triode has purer tone. Pentode has more resolution and better bass.
Ultralinear, in my limited experience, gets the worse of both worlds.
Use Ultralinear to drive speakers on HA-1A, but for headphone listening I strongly recommend Triode mode.