The JJ ECC802S long plate version of the ECC82 is an ECC82/12AU7 compatible valve and it is basically a long plated version with built in extra cooling. So it is designed for long service life. Feedback is that the longer plate enhances the bass and mid range as compared to the “standard” ECC82S. Longer plate valves are more likely to be microphonic than short plate valves so if you plan to use this valve in a combo amp , then you should use a damper ring on the valve. This issue is not a problem in amp heads.
We are now stocking the JJ ECC802S long plate version of the ECC82 due to many requests following our introduction of the ECC803S long plate version of the ECC83S
Each ECC802S is tested by us and we sell standard and Supermatchwhich has each triode in the ECC802S matched to each other so that you have a well balanced valve in your amp.
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