Here are Things learned about Valve Amps in 2018 . They are in no particular order. Perhaps some useful info about your amp. I thought I would share them before…

A friend has an ACOM 1000 amplifier. It is used on the HF bands( short wave bands) .  It uses one valve for the output and the valve is a…

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Here are a few things to watch out for when buying second hand valve amps. Valves are very old technology and so valve amps inherit the unreliability of old tech….

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While we do our day to day the day to day work, we find some interesting useful websites and some we just like..  I thought I would be brief and…

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This post has nothing to do with valves or tubes but it is how to update your keyboard or midi player that currently has a floppy disk drive ( remember…

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Have you ever wondered why valves wear out or why they dont last as long as solid state stuff? Why do the big amp manufacturers give you three years warranty…

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We have now upgraded all our JJ EL34 valve kits.  Our kits now include the JJ EL34 II. The reason? The JJ standard EL34 does not sound nearly as good…

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A lovely 1964 Vox AC30/6 came along as it was felling a bit poorly.  The amp sounded- well- just not like an AC30 should. The vibrator / tremolo pedal had…

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There is a lot of confusion in the market on Svetlana and Winged C Valves.   A number of UK suppliers claiming they are selling current production Winged C valves which are…

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"I called shortly after ordering some replacement valves as I wondered if there was anything else I needed to address the noise. Not only did Stewart suggest a more suitable valve for the tone I was after, we had a really enjoyable chat and he give me some really useful tips for future fault finding. Follow your nose and shop here folks, you will not be disappointed!!." - Colin W July 2019.

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"The valves for my Vox AC30CC2X arrived next day which was impressive . This is the third set of valves I have purchased for my amps from this company , I also have a Marshall TSL 601. Service and telephone advice is always first rate. Recommended" Neil F July 2019

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