Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGS, Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China

Vacuum Tube - 6L6WGS, Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China

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6L6WGS - Black Plate, Short Bottle, Made in China

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SKU:
T-6L6WGS-SINO
Item ID:
008552
Brand:
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Part Numbers
Single or MatchedOur Part NumberUPC/EAN
SingleT-6L6WGS-SINO609722148887
Apex Matched PairT-6L6WGS-SIN-MP609722148863
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Packaging DimensionsApex Matched Pair versionT-6L6WGS-SIN-MP4.5 in. × 3.5 in. × 1.75 in.
Single versionT-6L6WGS-SINO1.6 in. × 1.6 in. × 4.25 in.
Weight (Packaging)Apex Matched Pair versionT-6L6WGS-SIN-MP0.28 lbs.
Single versionT-6L6WGS-SINO0.14 lbs.
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Questions and Answers

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Asked by Mike Thermoquad on February 4th, 2016.
JustinG
February 4th, 2016
Staff Member
Top Contributor
That's great! Glad to hear the tubes are working out for you.
Asked by prefsnider on March 4th, 2017.
Matt H.
March 8th, 2017
Staff Member
The max plate dissipation will be 23 watts.
Asked by Anonymous on March 26th, 2019.
BradWbr
March 26th, 2019
Staff Member
Yes, the plate voltage on these tubes is 400V.
Asked by Anonymous on February 28th, 2021.
MikeT
March 3rd, 2021
Staff Member
Many people do run these in the 400-450V range but there is always a risk involved when exceeding ratings.

Product Reviews

4.40 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
- October 3rd, 2018
5 out of 5

Just to be clear, Sino/China tubes are manufactured by Shuguang.

- September 5th, 2018
5 out of 5

"When they're good, they're very good! When they're bad, they're just bad/short-lived/prone to red-plating. If only a 23 watt max PD tube, they should not carry a 6L6-type label of any sort. Bad Shuguang, bad."

Normally I wouldn't respond to a review with another review but the above is just flat out silly. Maybe the person who wrote the above review can travel bad in time and inform Tung Sol and Sylvania not produce the 6L6G, which is, historically the same thing , more or less a a 6L6WGS.As I mentioned in another posting the lower watt tubes may be preferable in a guitar amplifier, where "coloration" of the sound is desired and "clean" over head and low distortion are not necessarily always the objective. That said unsorted tubes are fussy inconsistent things.Buying from a trusted competent dealer can mean the difference between a good experience and. BAD experience. I haven't hd a bad tube experience with Antique Electronic supply yet.I hope I never do.....Also these 6L6WGS tubes were made by Sino , not Shaugang..Im not even sure Shaugang is making glass receiving tubes anymore. Whenever I see any 6L6 type tubes made by Shaugang, I BUY THEM.

- January 22nd, 2018
3 out of 5

When they're good, they're very good! When they're bad, they're just bad/short-lived/prone to red-plating. If only a 23 watt max PD tube, they should not carry a 6L6-type label of any sort. Bad Shuguang, bad.

- April 7th, 2017
5 out of 5

I put a pair of these into a Mesa Express 5:50 amp. Whether running the class A 5 watt or 50W push pull they sound great in this amp. With a 12AT7 in the phase inverter and a 12AU7 in the reverb driver this very high gain amp was transformed into a rock/electric blues amp. Still lots of gain available if wanted and these short bottle black plate 6L6's pump out nice melodic harmonics. I bought two more pairs and a pair for a friend's Bassman.

- September 3rd, 2015
4 out of 5

Kind of like a GE, or small bottle Philips 6L6GC/7581/7581A. They even sound a bit like the GE. Their lifespan is markedly shorter than NOS, but the price is very budget friendly. I wish AES would start selling the Shuguang 6CA7. Those are darn good too! These sound very nice in any Fender type circuit. They work quite well in many guitar amps, and hi fis. The quality is inconsistent, but it has improved somewhat over the past few years. I can make that claim about all today's tube manufacturers. At least Shuguang is not out there making ridiculous BS marketing claims about being painstakingly exact copies of iconic NOS valves. They are what they are, and you either make it work or you try something else. I like them.

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