[AMRadio] RE: 6BG6 ad


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Wed Mar 1 21:57:07 EST 2006


A 1614 is rated for plate voltage of 550 volts and 25 W plate 
dissipation.
The 6L6 is rated for 375V and 20 awtt sof plate dissipation.
I suspect you could sub OK between the 1614 and a 6L6GC,
but I have not tried it.

On 1 Mar 2006 at 18:29, Mahlon Haunschild wrote:

> Keep in mind through all of this that a 6L6GB is a somewhat different 
> tube than a 6L6, a 6L6GC is a quite different tube compared to a 6L6, 
> and finally a 7027A is a VERY different tube compared to a 6L6 (though 
> all of them share much the same electrical characteristics).
> 
> I'm still not sure what exactly a 1614 is, nor what its intended market 
> was, but I do know that any old 6L6GC will sub for them in Ranger 
> modulator service.  Anyone want to buy some NOS 1614s?
> 
> regards,
> 
> Mahlon - K4OQ
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