6v6 tube substitution question?

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by rouss, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. rouss

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    A 5881 should work as a direct replacement for a 6v6. But would it be dumb to do ??
     
  2. Blue Strat

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    It shouldn't work fine if the amp's transformers can't take it.
     
  3. rouss

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    the amp is a fender superchamp xd. there hardy lil buggers
     
  4. wyatt

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    A 5881 is a 6L6GB, same issues as the 6L6 question yesterday. High current draw, wrong primary impedance.
     

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