JJ ecc82 Gold pin Is a low gain pre-amp valve that can substitute an ecc83/12ax7 valve In most situations to give more of a cleaner tone and less break-up, popular with harmonica players. Manufactured at the old Tesla factory, the JJ ecc82 Gold pin Is a low noise type valve that Is suitable and good for V1 positions where microphonics can be a problem.
Ecc82 Noise Review by Andy h
Bought this for the first preamp on a Fender Hotrod Deluxe to reduce the gain. Really quiet and clean. Much better than the Phillips that it replaced. (Posted on 24/05/2012)