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Q14 How differnt tube models different from each other ?
Ans : Differnt tubes model due to construction and building material, they have differences in tonal character, openness, frequency response as well as dynamics and control. The following table show their relative difference. Please be noted that those differences will be more dominate in non-feedback design and with less differences in design with feedback. Because feedback circuit will blend together the character of different tubes .
EL34 / 6CA7--- good bass control, harder and brighter sound , good dynamics, suitabel for rock and pop music
6L6 / 5881--- sweet sound with good details, gentle type of sound , good for almost everything
KT66 --- good air, sweet tonal quality, good layer and separation, a super version of 6L6, good for almost every type of music
6550 --- rich bass and powerful , with good enough detail but not as airy and detail as KT66, good for most type of the music
KT88 --- very powerful , thick and bass rich sound, a little bit rough and coarse, good for pop and orchestra
6G6G ---- very detail and silky high, a little bit weakened bass control, good for vocal , jazz and chamber
6V6G --- solid mid range sound with good resolution
6Y6 --- heavy bass, darker sound character, good for rock and pop music
KT99 --- bright and hard sound, good for rock music
KT77 --- solid sound, good for mix with other softer sound tubes and add the touch of solidity
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