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Offline RnR

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Tube tester
« on: March 30, 2020, 07:05:24 PM »
Hey guys,

I think one of my 6dj8/6922 has gone bad, does anyone near Pittsburgh have a tube tester I could utilize? thanks in advance!

Offline RnR

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Re: Tube tester
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2020, 03:33:51 PM »
Update:

A friend kindly took the tube and tested it... DOA!  Thanks

Offline EmperorNorton

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Re: Tube tester
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2020, 06:14:51 PM »
Glad to hear it got resolved!!!
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Re: Tube tester
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2020, 11:56:46 AM »
Thanks Emp.  It was a dead Siemens 6922 (ouch)

Offline scorpio333

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Re: Tube tester
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2020, 12:28:57 PM »
As much as I love the sound of tubes, they come with pre loaded wallet anxiety. Took me awhile to find what I was looking for, if any of them go bad I don't look forward to finding and/or paying crazy prices for replacements. I use a quad of Siemens EL84/6BQ5 from Lithuania and a pair 6201/12AT7WA then there's the Telefunken 12ax7's.

Sorry, don't have any 6922's here.