Question about running a Traynor YBA-1 with JJ6v6's

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  1. Mr.Woody

    Mr.Woody Supporting Member

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    I've seen people do this with no problem, and am curious how much it lowers the volume......anyone know?
    I'm curious if it brings it don close to the volume on the YBA-2 that usually runs 6V6's. If so, it would be perfect cause i could always throw the EL34's back in for shows and what-not.

    Any info?

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    Woody
     
  2. BCJek

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    I've done it. It does not bring it down that much. A JJ 6V6 can be thought of as a hybrid almost. Not a true 6V6, but not quite a 6L6, either. They sound good. They handle high voltages. They bring your overall volume down a notch - not so technical, I know.
     
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    gotcha. I've always wondered at the affect. good to note.
     
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    bump for reference
     
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    I've used them in that type of amp. To me, the volume drop is like a couple of clicks on an attenuator. Its still pretty loud, but it seems like low end is lost a little more that mids and highs.
     
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    I've done it too and had similar results as the rest. It will cut down more on headroom than overall volume and at the end of the day it wasn't as drastic a volume reduction as I would have liked. Given all the trouble, I would say grab an attenuator or good dirt pedal. The Timmy or Tim LOVES these amps . . .

    TG
     

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