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Amp circuit for EL95 power tube

Roundtone

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Just ran across an old stock 50s telefunken EL95 and was wondering if any of you guys have built a guitar circuit for this power tube? Single ended. . .
 

phsyconoodler

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That tube was used in car radios.It would be fine to use in a small amp for about 3-5 watts output.I can't really see it sounding much different than an EL84 or 6v6 though.
 

Roundtone

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This one came out of an old 50s german radio along with a sweet TF ECC83. The chassis was almost rusted through along with the trannies.
 

SatelliteAmps

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Was used in a variety of old German radios, not just car radios. Pretty easy to build a circuit around it. Not sure if it is worth it financially, but it would be an interesting project. Just need to get the right transformer(s).
 

Roundtone

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Was used in a variety of old German radios, not just car radios. Pretty easy to build a circuit around it. Not sure if it is worth it financially, but it would be an interesting project. Just need to get the right transformer(s).
Hey there. Thanks for the input. If I try it I will let you know how it comes out.
 

SatelliteAmps

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It will sound quite a bit different than an El84 or a 6V6. Cleaner, less compressed. Of course some of that depends on the circuit.
 

jonesyfried

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I am currently in the middle of building one maybe i can get some clips posted when it is done. Listen to Klien pickups "tri state" pickup clips, that is an el95 amp used.
 




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