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      The JJ 6V6 is one of the most solid performing, high-quality, 6V6 tubes available. They are suitable for just about any style of music whether it be rock, blues, jazz, or metal. May be used in any applications calling for 6V6 power tubes.


       
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      JJ Electronics6V6 Power Vacuum Tube
       
      4.6

      (based on 14 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (12)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (0)

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        (1)

      88%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (5)
      • Improves sound (4)
      • Functional (3)

      Cons

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          GREAT TUBE FOR EXCELSIOR

          The EXCELSIOR COMES STOCK WITH TUBES FROM CHINA. actually for my needs (early electric blues, they sounded pretty good. I never had JJ'S before, usually TUNG SOL and the other higher end...Read complete review

          The EXCELSIOR COMES STOCK WITH TUBES FROM CHINA. actually for my needs (early electric blues, they sounded pretty good. I never had JJ'S before, usually TUNG SOL and the other higher end tubes.. but i kept reading BOUT jj's.. jj's this and JJ'S that.. ordered a matched pair and the amp was transformed.. in fact the sound was so musical i took out the mullard pre tubes and replaced them with the original chinese tubes, now i have the perfect sound for my needs..i play solo and every little change helps... this was a big change my guitar goes to "elite" cable with nothing else in the path.. now my guitar tone and volume changes allow me to zero in on the sweet spot before it was just balls to the wall.. incidently the GT's ive been using have had durability problems. the twin i use to own use to eat GT'S like candy.. the bias was in range but they would get noisey, pop crack and then POP. THE gt's I had in the Excelsior sounded pretty good but lost one of the 2 6v6's after 6 weeks of normal medium volume playing. I remember when gt's were a good sounding solid tube.. i don't know whats happening with them but don't care now that I've latched on to JJ's

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          Tubes were NOT a matched pair!

          These tubes were suppose to be a "Matched" pair. I put them in my Fender Super Champ XD, and set the bias to 40 ma. Things start out OK,...Read complete review

          These tubes were suppose to be a "Matched" pair. I put them in my Fender Super Champ XD, and set the bias to 40 ma. Things start out OK, but after a good Rif, one of the tubes starts drawing too much current and gets Red Hot while the other tube does not. It doesn't matter which socket it's in, the same tube takes off when playing through the amp. I can't even use them!

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          5.0

          Snakebite4767

          By Johnny Cache

          from Oregon

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          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

              SNAKEBITE, I think your problem started with rebiasing your amp. I'm not sure what the Plate Voltage on your amp is, I think it's close to 410V. Most amps running 6V6's the bias should be around 19 to 23 mA. I think what you did was over stress the B- plates its no wonder the tubes are failing. Infact I'm supprised either tube is still working. A true testiment to their quality. Please rebias you amp closer to factory specs and then try again.

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              Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

              These tubes were suppose to be a "Matched" pair. I put them in my Fender Super Champ XD, and set the bias to 40 ma. Things start out OK, but after a good Rif, one of the tubes starts drawing too much current and gets Red Hot while the other tube does not. It doesn't matter which socket it's in, the same tube takes off when playing through the amp. I can't even use them!

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              1.0

              Tubes were NOT a matched pair!

              By Snakebite4767

              from Central California

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              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Quality

                Best Uses

                  Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                  These tubes were suppose to be a "Matched" pair. I put them in my Fender Super Champ XD, and set the bias to 40 ma. Things start out OK, but after a good Rif, one of the tubes starts drawing too much current and gets Red Hot while the other tube does not. It doesn't matter which socket it's in, the same tube takes off when playing through the amp. I can't even use them!

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                  5.0

                  Works as advertised

                  By Fishpotpete

                  from Ballwin, MO

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • In A Tube Amp -

                    Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                    I got about 500 hours out of this same tube before it started going out (making random noises). So that's about a year for me. I use it in a VHT Special 6 (one power tube), so for me changing the tube once a year just before our church Christmas program is easy to keep track of.

                    The sound of this brand was better (in my mind) than the stock tube.

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                    4.0

                    Bright Tube for Fender Champ 600

                    By LinkStingRay

                    from Atlanta, GA

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                    Pros

                    • Bigger Than Stock Tube
                    • Bighter Sound
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Run As Hot

                    Best Uses

                    • As A Premium Replacement

                    Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                    This tube really cleaned up the sound for my little Fender Champ 600. Not that this amp pushes sonic extremes, but it certainly help give the Lil' 600 a clean, brighter distortion in the higher registers of volume. Sounds really good with my Russian EH BigMuff, too!

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                    5.0

                    It works

                    By Edna

                    from Brooklyn NY

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                    Pros

                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                        Better than the original tube in my VHT

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                        5.0

                        Nice sounding final tubes

                        By ArkyBeagle

                        from Houston, Tx

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                        Pros

                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                          I bought these to replace a pair of E/H that came with a Fender Super Champ XD from 2007. One of the E/H was arcing.

                          JJ is sort of a standard in tubes, and I could see no harm in buying a matched pair.

                          The amp is a wee bit stronger now, maybe. All the "amp sound" in the Super Champ XD is really in the preamp ( the power tubes are said to not be pushed all that hard ) so so long as they can be clean, they seem to work. The E/H were a bit underbiased.

                          This amp may have had a marginal contact from the digital board to the rest of the amp - there's a dual row connector ribbon cable from the digital board to the rest of the amp. When I reassmbled the amp, it made no sound and would not repsond to controls. I used contact cleaner ( Caig ) to clean this, and haven't had trouble since. I have to wonder if what I thought was tube arcing wasn't a marginal contact from the digital board - the E/H seem to work fine as well.

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                          5.0

                          big fan

                          By Necroponde

                          from Cleveland, OH

                          Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                          I've been playing the same Les Paul through the same Laney amp for 15 years or so. I switched out my 6L6s with these JJ 6V6s, and I was amazed what a diffrent sound they brought. Natural compression on the big power chords, lots of harmonics and lots of sustain. With the volume way up, the sustain rings out with 150% more harmonic ambience than before. Just like all my favorite classic rock records. I wish I would have done this a long time ago... as I used to really have to bang on my guitar to get a lot of these sounds that just come flying out of it now. It would have saved many years' wear and tear.

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                          5.0

                          GREAT TUBE FOR EXCELSIOR

                          By Mississippi Dew

                          from ma.

                          About Me Professional Musician

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                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Excelsior Tube
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality
                          • Improves Sound

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Concerts
                          • Great Output Tube
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                          The EXCELSIOR COMES STOCK WITH TUBES FROM CHINA. actually for my needs (early electric blues, they sounded pretty good. I never had JJ'S before, usually TUNG SOL and the other higher end tubes.. but i kept reading BOUT jj's.. jj's this and JJ'S that.. ordered a matched pair and the amp was transformed.. in fact the sound was so musical i took out the mullard pre tubes and replaced them with the original chinese tubes, now i have the perfect sound for my needs..i play solo and every little change helps... this was a big change my guitar goes to "elite" cable with nothing else in the path.. now my guitar tone and volume changes allow me to zero in on the sweet spot before it was just balls to the wall.. incidently the GT's ive been using have had durability problems. the twin i use to own use to eat GT'S like candy.. the bias was in range but they would get noisey, pop crack and then POP. THE gt's I had in the Excelsior sounded pretty good but lost one of the 2 6v6's after 6 weeks of normal medium volume playing. I remember when gt's were a good sounding solid tube.. i don't know whats happening with them but don't care now that I've latched on to JJ's

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Brought My Amp Back to Life

                          By David

                          from Arkansas

                          About Me Novice

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                            Cons

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                                Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                                Got the JJ 6V6 power tube to replace a failing GT6V6C in my Fender Vibro Champ XD. Sounds great and suites the little 5-watt amp perfectly. Musician's Friend had this in stock and was shipped qickly and safely in a well-packed shipping box.

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Good Tube

                                By Bob's Deluxe

                                from Metro St.louis area

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                                Comments about JJ Electronics 6V6 Power Vacuum Tube:

                                I installed this tube in my 1964 Fender Champ.This tube produces more volume than most NOS tubes. It sounds clear and glassy until over driven then it has a nice bite to it. I do not like EH 6V6 tubes and the JJ 's make the EH tubes sound so bad. So if you have a choice go with the JJ's.
                                I bought this tube from amazon once and received it broken , they refunded my money, but I noticed that the glass is very thin. The NOS tubes have thicker glass. So that is the reason I gave it a 9, if it had thicker glass I would give it a 10.
                                Good bang for the buck.

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