Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGC, Tube Amp Doctor

Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGC, Tube Amp Doctor

Tube Amp Doctor (TAD)
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GE-Style 6L6GC with a short bottle and black plate.

The Classic Sound of the 1950s and 60s - Excellent Tone, Maximum Lifetime!

The perfect choice for vintage tweed and blackface amps such as the 1960 Bassman, Twin, Showman or Super Reverb. The complex midrange and sweet heights are a class of its own. The TAD 6L6WGC-STR is our recommendation for classic tone with warm cleans and rich, sweet mids when pushed. Great for fat jazz or blues tones.

The TAD 6L6WGC-STR is a remake of the small bottle GE6L6GC and has the same warm lower midrange and silky top end as the classic GE versions of the 1950s and 60s. Like the historic RCA 5881, this tube features exclusive blackplate anodes and a side getter. The TAD 6L6GC-STR and the TAD 6L6WGC-STR have our exclusive black-plate desings, gold grid wire, double getter construction, no-noise filaments and 1.2mm thick heavy duty glass. This tube is only 80mm high (without pins) and can replace 5881 or 6L6WGB tubes.

see reviews at:
fenderforum "TAD Tubes Question" and
fenderforum "TAD small bottle"

Q: When does a power tube become a Premium Selected power tube?
A: All power tubes labeled Premium Selected have passed the following tests:
- Plate Current (PC) and Amplification (TC)
- Low Noise Test
- Microphonic Test
- Sonic Tests
- Shock Tests
- Listening Tests
- Shorts & Leakage Tests

RoHS Compliant
SKU:
T-6L6WGC-TAD-X
Item ID:
004745
Brand:
Tube Amp Doctor (TAD)
Type:
Part Numbers
Single or MatchedOur Part NumberUPC/EANTube Amp Doctor Part Number
Matched PairT-6L6WGC-TAD-MP609722123365
Matched QuadT-6L6WGC-TAD-MQ609722123372
SingleT-6L6WGC-TAD609722123358 RT811
Product Measurements by Type
Body Height82 mm
Bulb Temperature250°C
Cathode to Heater Voltage≤ 200 V
D.C. Cathode Current, AF Power Amplifier150 mA
D.C. Plate Voltage, AF Power Amplifier550 V
Grid 1 (control) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier-100 V
Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A1-14 V
Grid 1 to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 17 pF
Grid 1 to Plate Capacitance< 1.1 pF
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Dissipation, Af Power Amplifier5 W
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier450 V
Grid 2 Screen Voltage, Class A1250 V
Heater Current0.9 A
Heater Voltage5.8 V - 6.8 V, 6.3 V nominal
Item Diameter38 mm
Item Height95 mm
Load Resistance, Class A12 kΩ
Output Power (POut) @ 5% Distortion, Class A110 W
Peak AF Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A114 V
Plate Dissipation, AF power amplifier (Wa)30 W
Plate Voltage, class A1 (Ua)250 V
Plate to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 8 pF
Signal Plate Current, Class A1, maximum105 mA
Transconductance, Class A1 (S)11 mA/V
Zero Signal Grid 2 Screen Current, Class A115 mA
Zero Signal Plate Current, Class A1100 mA
Packaging Information
Packaging DimensionsMatched Pair versionT-6L6WGC-TAD-MP2.1 in. × 4 in. × 4.6 in.
Matched Quad versionT-6L6WGC-TAD-MQ2 in. × 4.6 in. × 8 in.
Single versionT-6L6WGC-TAD2 in. × 2 in. × 4.6 in.
Weight (Packaging)Matched Pair versionT-6L6WGC-TAD-MP0.3 lbs.
Matched Quad versionT-6L6WGC-TAD-MQ0.6 lbs.
Single versionT-6L6WGC-TAD0.15 lbs.
Product Measurements by Item
T-6L6WGC-TAD - Single versionBody Height82 mm
Bulb Temperature250°C
Cathode to Heater Voltage≤ 200 V
D.C. Cathode Current, AF Power Amplifier150 mA
D.C. Plate Voltage, AF Power Amplifier550 V
Grid 1 (control) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier-100 V
Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A1-14 V
Grid 1 to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 17 pF
Grid 1 to Plate Capacitance< 1.1 pF
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Dissipation, Af Power Amplifier5 W
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier450 V
Grid 2 Screen Voltage, Class A1250 V
Heater Current0.9 A
Heater Voltage5.8 V - 6.8 V, 6.3 V nominal
Item Diameter38 mm
Item Height95 mm
Load Resistance, Class A12 kΩ
Output Power (POut) @ 5% Distortion, Class A110 W
Peak AF Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A114 V
Plate Dissipation, AF power amplifier (Wa)30 W
Plate Voltage, class A1 (Ua)250 V
Plate to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 8 pF
Signal Plate Current, Class A1, maximum105 mA
Transconductance, Class A1 (S)11 mA/V
Zero Signal Grid 2 Screen Current, Class A115 mA
Zero Signal Plate Current, Class A1100 mA
T-6L6WGC-TAD-MP - Matched Pair versionBody Height82 mm
Bulb Temperature250°C
Cathode to Heater Voltage≤ 200 V
D.C. Cathode Current, AF Power Amplifier150 mA
D.C. Plate Voltage, AF Power Amplifier550 V
Grid 1 (control) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier-100 V
Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A1-14 V
Grid 1 to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 17 pF
Grid 1 to Plate Capacitance< 1.1 pF
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Dissipation, Af Power Amplifier5 W
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier450 V
Grid 2 Screen Voltage, Class A1250 V
Heater Current0.9 A
Heater Voltage5.8 V - 6.8 V, 6.3 V nominal
Item Diameter38 mm
Item Height95 mm
Load Resistance, Class A12 kΩ
Output Power (POut) @ 5% Distortion, Class A110 W
Peak AF Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A114 V
Plate Dissipation, AF power amplifier (Wa)30 W
Plate Voltage, class A1 (Ua)250 V
Plate to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 8 pF
Signal Plate Current, Class A1, maximum105 mA
Transconductance, Class A1 (S)11 mA/V
Zero Signal Grid 2 Screen Current, Class A115 mA
Zero Signal Plate Current, Class A1100 mA
T-6L6WGC-TAD-MQ - Matched Quad versionBody Height82 mm
Bulb Temperature250°C
Cathode to Heater Voltage≤ 200 V
D.C. Cathode Current, AF Power Amplifier150 mA
D.C. Plate Voltage, AF Power Amplifier550 V
Grid 1 (control) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier-100 V
Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A1-14 V
Grid 1 to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 17 pF
Grid 1 to Plate Capacitance< 1.1 pF
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Dissipation, Af Power Amplifier5 W
Grid 2 Dc (screen) Voltage, Af Power Amplifier450 V
Grid 2 Screen Voltage, Class A1250 V
Heater Current0.9 A
Heater Voltage5.8 V - 6.8 V, 6.3 V nominal
Item Diameter38 mm
Item Height95 mm
Load Resistance, Class A12 kΩ
Output Power (POut) @ 5% Distortion, Class A110 W
Peak AF Grid 1 Control Voltage, Class A114 V
Plate Dissipation, AF power amplifier (Wa)30 W
Plate Voltage, class A1 (Ua)250 V
Plate to Cathode, Grid 3, Grid 2, Base Sleeve, Heater Capacitance< 8 pF
Signal Plate Current, Class A1, maximum105 mA
Transconductance, Class A1 (S)11 mA/V
Zero Signal Grid 2 Screen Current, Class A115 mA
Zero Signal Plate Current, Class A1100 mA

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