Bias Master™ - TAD, tube tester, with 4 probes

Bias Master™ - TAD, tube tester, with 4 probes

Tube Amp Doctor (TAD)
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Bias Master™ system BM4 Measures Bias current of the vacuum tubes in your amp. Includes 4 probes and english/german operation manual.

The Bias Master™ allows you to monitor the bias current safely and easily. While adjusting the Bias control pot of your amp, the Bias Master™ shows the actual result. This lets you set and evaluate the full reasonable biasing range your amp and tubes offer to find and set your personal perfect choice.

The Bias setting has a dramatic impact on the amp's response, break-up and dynamic character.

Probe Type Measures
Octal 6L6GC, 6550, EL34, 6V6GT, 5881, KT66, KT88, KT90, KT100, KT120, 7027A
Noval EL84 types

For additional probes (for testing other types of tubes), see S-TBMA2-X

Item ID:
Tube Amp Doctor (TAD)
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Probe TypeOur Part NumberUPC/EAN
Product Measurements by Type
Item Height2.1 in.
Item Length5.76 in.
Item Width3.6 in.
Packaging Information
Packaging Dimensions8 in. × 5 in. × 3.75 in.
Weight (Packaging)Noval versionS-TBM4-EL840.922 lbs.
Octal versionS-TBM41.048 lbs.
Product Measurements by Item
S-TBM4 - Octal versionItem Height2.1 in.
Item Length5.76 in.
Item Width3.6 in.
S-TBM4-EL84 - Noval versionItem Height2.1 in.
Item Length5.76 in.
Item Width3.6 in.
PDF: Operation ManualAll Models

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Questions and Answers

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Asked by Anonymous on November 3rd, 2017.
Matt H.
November 8th, 2017
Staff Member
Yes you can but the bias meter simplifies the process and does the mathematical conversions for you.
Asked by Anonymous on January 16th, 2019.
January 16th, 2019
Staff Member
No, such a list is not included with this meter, but we have provided a bias calculator that may be of assistance:

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