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Author Topic: Beepre after 2 months  (Read 542 times)

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Online Paul Birkeland

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Re: Beepre after 2 months
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2020, 02:54:52 PM »
The physical length of the filament on the 6A3 is shorter, which helps reduce unwanted movement (microphonics).
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Re: Beepre after 2 months
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2020, 05:23:13 AM »
A 6A3 will typically sound a little thin compared to a 300B, as will a 2A3. Or perhaps one might view it as a 300B sounding a little fat compared to a 6A3 or 2A3 depending upon your system and listening preference. That's just the normal difference in sound signatures. A 45 will usually go even more in the lean direction from a 2A3. This is the thing that gets people changing from one tube type to another and declaring the change life affirming.

I tend to like the 300Bs lower mid-upper bass weight myself. Not saying it is more real or more correct. It just works a little better for my taste and system setup.
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