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Philips Audio Tubes

(Valvo Amperex Mullard)

Logos and Labels

Characteristics

Understand Codes

Common Labels
Label Colors

ECC81

ECC82
ECC83
E88CC

EF86

EL34

EL84

EZ80/81

GZ34

Other Tubes

Go to Sie/Tel ECC82

The ECC82 Gallery     12AU7  E82CC  ECC802S

           
   

  As among the ECC83s there are also ECC82s with short plates (14mm) and with large plates (17mm). These are pretty rare.

   
Heerlen, NL 1956 - 1959 Hamburg 195? - 1959

Code: k63 ΔXX Heerlen, NL

Characteristics:

- D-getter with flat cross bar

- Large Plate (17mm)

Comment:

Rare from late 50s production, labelled Valvo or Amperex.

Code: k62 DXX Hamburg, Germany

Characteristics:

- 30 declined ring getter

- Large Plate (17mm)

Comment:

Very rare, great sound and reliability.

 

 

Heerlen, NL 1960 - 1961 (1962 ??) Hamburg
 

Code: Gf5/Gf7 ΔXXX

Characteristics:

- 13mm ring getter

Comment:

Common type - sold as Valvo, Amperex or Miniwatt and others.

 

Code: Gf0 DXX Hamburg, Germany

Characteristics:

- 30 declined ring getter

- red label

Comment:

Great sound, most with Valvo label.

   

 

       
Heerlen, NL 1963 - 1969 (1962?)
 

Code: Gf6 ΔXXX

Characteristics:

- 10mm ring getter

- short plate

Comment:

Most common type. Many labels.

Click to see it with "Dario" logo.

 

Code: 1L7 (Philips???)

Characteristics:

- 3 slots in plate

- D-getter

Comment:

Very rare.

   

 

       
Heerlen, NL 1965 - ????  CV 491 Blackburn, GB
 

Code: Gf8 ΔXXX

Characteristics:

- 10mm ring getter

- short plate

Comment:

Pretty rare. One sample found with Gf8 Δ5A3 code.

 

Code: Mullard production

Characteristics:

- box plate

- Ring getter

Comment:

Pretty rare.

   

 

       
  Heerlen, NL 1970 - 197?      
 

Code: Gf9 ΔXXX

Characteristics:

- closed getter

Comment:

Late type. Hard to find.

 

Code: No code

Characteristics:

- open plate (square slot)

Comment:

Made by Miniwatt in Barcelona.

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

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