Archon tube swap questions

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  1. Seahawk2982

    Seahawk2982 New Member

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    Looking to pick up either the 50 or 100 Archon head in the coming weeks and have a few questions regarding the power tubes. Can the amp be loaded with either 6l6 or EL34 tubes with just a rebiasing? Or... is there specifically designated 6l6 and EL34 versions that wont handle the other tube type?
    Thanks!
     
  2. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Former Lyricist for Calhoun Tubbs

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    Yes to the first question. It can be used with either 6L6 or EL34. Just re-bias per PRS specs.
     
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  3. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    They sell a version labeled EL34, but I think that's just marketing. I've read that either tube type may be used. As always, contact PRS, they'll give you the whole story.
     

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