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Offline overlord

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KT88 Tubes!
« on: January 23, 2003, 10:08 »
Need help to find KT88 vaccum tubes replacement for AR-reference Monoblock power amps.

Model:  KT-88
Type: RCA or Bell or MULT or GEC

Offline joamonte

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Re: KT88 Tubes!
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2003, 10:51 »
ARC ref 600 or 300!!! :o........WOW!!!

and I thought they use 6550??

why dont get the ARC ready match one since u already spend so much on the power amp.??

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Re: KT88 Tubes!
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2003, 11:47 »
It's actually a 4 year old monoblock power amp.  Have been using it since...  when one of the tubes fails, just got to change everything.  Current makeshift with a Perreaux 175W per channel amp.

KT-88 has got alittle more character.  Well-audio labs do sell them but at exp.  price.

Just want to find out if there are other shops out there that I could find KT-88, need 4 pairs (8 piece).
« Last Edit: January 23, 2003, 11:49 by overlord »

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Re: KT88 Tubes!
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2003, 16:16 »
You can also consider KT90 which many considers preferable to both 6550 and KT88. If I'm not mistaken, many ARC amps uses KT90 as stock tubes.
What model is yours?