Amperex / 5Y3WGTB/6087-AMPEREX

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Amperex was a long-established manufacturer of transmitting tubes when they were acquired by the Dutch firm, Philips in 1955. Philips used the Amperex name to distribute their new line of Dutch-made miniature tubes, such as 12AX7, 12AU7, 12AT7 to feed the American Market. Classic hi-fi brands such as Marantz, Fisher, and H. H. Scott, Inc., used Amperex valves. Amperex also produced the 6DJ8, 6922 and 7308 frame grid tubes. The 6DJ8/ECC88 was developed by Amperex in 1958 and originally developed for video and radar use, the 6DJ8 also excelled in audio amplifiers. Amperex valves were original equipment parts in many models of Tektronix and Hewlett-Packard test equipment. Although Amperex especially the original "Bugle Boy" series) are now very sought after for their sound quality.
Amperex 5Y3WGTB 6087 was made in the USA by General Electric.

It features premium nickel plates with black coating, square top getter and thick mica supports and a very rugged construction. This valve was made with the highest grade components and parts and also has a brown micanol heat resistant base that was specified for military use.

These will not only give super performance in all guitar amps such as Fenders, but due to their high quality they are a great choice in audio amplifiers or studio compressors.



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