Groove Tubes most premium design, for long life and professional performance. The choice for many pro players who use Groove Tubes in their favorite amps for recording and rehearsal; fully captures the spirit and sound of tube amps from the '50s and '60s to the present.
The 6V6 is a low-output power tube (12-18 watts) often used in Fender amplifiers, including the Champ, Deluxe, Dual Professional, Vibro-King, Princeton, Vibrolux and others. It has a very warm, round and soft response with rich harmonics and distorts easily. One of the best choices ever produced for rehearsal and recording amplifiers. Available as singles, pairs and quartets; stocked in "medium" power ratings. Also available by special order with "low" and "high" power ratings.
These pass every Groove Tubes premium certification for micro phonics, hum, noise floor, physical operation and performance characteristics. They also analyze and match the gain-to-distortion ratio on a dynamic basis, assuring a powerful, singing tone that is rich in harmonics and balanced for longer sustain, wider frequency response and a more musical amplification experience. Quite simply the best 8-pin pentode tubes you can buy that are specifically designed and tested for musical instrument amplification. Sold as single tubes, matched duets, quartets and sextets. Standard equipment on Fender tube amps.
Groove Tubes power tubes are matched and rated in low, medium and high output levels. Most amp manufacturers bias their amps for tubes in the "medium" range and replacement of stock tubes frequently do not require re-biasing if "mediums" are purchased. For softer feel, quicker distortion and creamier tone, They suggest "lows"; for more dynamic headroom and tighter, quicker and harder overall response, They suggest "highs". Lows and highs are more likely to require re-biasing by a qualified service technician to meet your performance preferences.