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6L6 Pinout
basing pinout

 

6L6 Substitutes
Close or identical 6L6G, 6L6GT, CV1286, CV1947, CV1948, VT115, VT115A
Different rating or performance 6L6GA, 6L6GB, 6L6GC, 6L6WGA, 6L6WGB, 6L6WGC, CV2796, CV2817, CV3618, CV586, EL37, STR387, STR415, SV6L6GC
Different pinout 5B245M, 6BG6, 6BG6G, 6BG6GA, 807, 807W, ATS25, ATS25A, CV1060, CV124, CV1364, CV1374, CV1572, CV3809, CV428, QV0525, VT100, VT100A, VT60(RAF), VT60A(RAF)
Different filament voltage 19BG6G, 19BG6GA

Warning: Substitutes are given as a guide only - please refer to original manufacturers data sheets to ensure that a substitute is safe and appropriate for your application.

 

6L6 Ratings
Vh Ih VaMax Vg2Max PaMax Pg2Max
6.3 0.9 360 270 19.0 2.5

 

6L6 Application Data
Class Va Vg2 Vg1 Ia Ig2 Ra S Rk Zout Pout THD Notes
A S/E 350 250 -18.0 54.0 2.5 33,000 5.2 300 4,200 11.0 15
A P/P 270 270 72.5 8.5 125 shared 5,000 18.5 4.0
A P/P 360 270 50.0 9.5 250 shared 9,000 24.0 4.0
A P/P (triode) 325 42.0 375 shared 8,000 6.0 0.6
AB2 P/P 360 270 -22.5 69.0 8.0 6,600 26.5 1.8
AB2 P/P 360 270 -22.5 69.0 8.0 6,600 26.5 1.8
AB1 P/P 450 400 -37.0 116 - 210 5.6 - 22.0 5,600 55.0 1.8
RF, C (CW) 750 250 -45 100 6 50
RF, C (AM) 600 275 -90 100 6.5 42.5
RF, AB1 750 300 -35 15-70 3-8 72
RF, B 750 0 15-240 120 Input on g2, g1 connected to g2 via 20k ohms

 

6L6 Data sheet links
David Crittle''s site (Retrovox) 6L6G: Acrobat PDF application report
National Valve Museum 6L6: html
oldradio.qrz.ru 6L6: Brans Vademecum, MK buizen handboek
Frank Philipse 6L6: .gif file, 021/6/6L6.pdf, 082/6/6L6.pdf, 121/6/6L6.pdf  6L6G: 137/6/6L6G.pdf
TubeZone 6L6G: pdf
Virtual Valve Museum 6L6G: HTML page

 

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