November 16, 2004

Holy anniversary tubeman! Vacuum tube turns 100 years old.

Audiophiles rejoice. The rest of us ponder the meaning of THD and even versus odd order harmonics. And read the announcement or the discussion on slashdot.

Since the radio stations you listen to run on tube RF power amps, the microwave ovens do as well, and you might even be looking at this on a CRT, the age of the tube (or valve for our Brits) isn't quite over. Now, if someone knows a good source of new-old stock RCA 6L6GC matched pairs at a good cost...

Posted by duver001 at November 16, 2004 11:13 AM