KT150 and 6H30

Pacha

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Hi All,

What is the average expected operational life of these tubes?

Thanks for your responses.
 

Another Johnson

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Hi All,

What is the average expected operational life of these tubes?

Thanks for your responses.
In the current ARC gear, ARC predicts the KT150s will typically last about 3000 hours and the 6H30s will last about 4000.

You cant talk about life without placing it in the context of the application.
 

Pacha

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Good point, these will be used in my ARC Ref 2se Phono, Ref 5se line stage and Ref 250se amps. I also have them in my ARC SP20 and Ref 150.
 
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