The all new TAD-EL84STR does combine best of both worlds. TAD chose the thickest glass option and most heavy construction like the Russian EL84M and sonically most promising cathode and plate option to meet and exceed the tonal quality of the EL84-Cz. Finally TAD added the gold grid wire to limit stray characteristics and to improve overall reliability. The result is the best EL84 currently produced. No compromise! Very good in Epiphone Valve Junior.
Diameter = 22.5mm. Due to its diameter of 22.5mm the TAD EL84-STR does not fit in older Marshall DSL401 and UK made VOX AC15 TBX amplifiers.
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Name: Joe Wantuch Review Date: 3/30/2016 3:59 pm Rating: 5
null Awesome Foursome! I have a Vox AC30C2 that I bought about a year and a half ago. I have been looking for the right power tubes to compliment the tubes in the preamp section. V1 is an Amperex Bugle Boy with the D getter, V2 and V3 are matched Mesa Boogie 12ax7s. I tried JJs and Tung-Sols in the power section but they were pale in comparison to the TADs. Lots of tight base, real nice highs and focused mids; making for some melodious palm mutes and overtones. They fit in the AC30 just fine. Mojotone had the best price on the net. Andrew in customer service was lots of help too.