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Originally Posted by JMoss1 ➡️
The 12AX7's don't have the current drive capability provided by other tubes of that series like the 12AU7. These tube were developed for 5 tube radios. Not quality electronics. They work great where the users are not that picky.
complete nonsense.
12A*** tubes are found in time tested, highly regarded audio equipment.
manufacturers include McIntosh, Ampex, Marantz, Scott, Fisher.
5 tube radios used a variety of tubes, but not from the 12A family.