Tube ID help Please

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  1. Roodboy

    Roodboy Supporting Member

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    I bought an Ampeg VL1002 head which was loaded with these preamp tubes which I'm thinking are maybe Ei. They are called Hot Rods, say "SLM Electronics"; "Made in Yugoslavia" and "95-127-01".
    Anyone know who the manufacturer is or any info would be appreciated.
    Thanks
    http://tinypic.com/52x6ah
    http://tinypic.com/52x6bq
     
  2. flicker180

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    looks like 12AX7's to me. (or something similar to those)

    dave
     
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    Yugoslavia would indicate EI as the manufacturer. I could confirm if I could see the plates more clearly.

    They're most likely 12AX7s.
     
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    Thanks for the help, they are definitely 12ax7's, I was curious about the manufacturer. I guess Ei was/is the only Yugoslavian manufacturer.
     
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    Yes, EI is the only Yugo manufacturer.

    In general, you can't trust country of origin markings on tubes due to tube fraud/fakes, but no one in his right mind would mark a tube "Yugoslavia" if he wanted to get a higher than market price for it.;)
     
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    Aint that the truth.
     

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