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AC701 tubes for Neumann, Schoeps, etc. mics

Discussion in 'Microphones' started by rmburrow, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. rmburrow

    rmburrow Active Member

    Dec 26, 2012
    western PA
    Just got off the phone with Eurotubes (Eurotubes - Vacuum Tubes by JJ Electronic - ECC83, 12AX7, 6L6. 6L6GC, EL84, EL34, KT77, KT66, KT88). Seems like us Neumann, Schoeps, AKG, etc. mic owners with units using the AC701 tube should express interest (and need) for a run of new affordable AC701 tubes. JJ Electronic apparently has the facilities and equipment to manufacture this tube but they are talking about 10,000 units to consider a run. Most mic owners are probably unaware this company exists. We all should email or write Eurotubes and/or JJ Electronic that a need for this tube exists.

    BTW, the EF806 (for the Neumann U-67) is available at $42 each. I am ordering two today. Will hop back on here after they are received and I have a chance to test them in a mic.

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