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6V6 Pinout
basing pinout

 

6V6 Substitutes
Close or identical 5871, 6AY5, 6P6C*, 6V6G, 6V6GT, 6V6GTA, 6V6GTY, 6V6Y, 7184, CV509, CV510, CV511, OSW3106, VT107, VT227, WT2100082, WTT123
Different rating or performance 7408

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.

 

6V6 Ratings
Vh Ih VaMax Vg2Max PaMax Pg2Max Notes
6.3 0.45 350 315 14.0 2.2
6.3 0.45 315 10.0 Triode connection

 

6V6 Application Data
Class Va Vg2 Vg1 Ia Ig2 Ra S Zout Pout THD Notes
A S/E 315 225 -13.0 34.0 2.2 80,000 3.75 8,500 5.5 12
A S/E 250 250 -12.5 45.0 4.5 50,000 4.1 5,000 4.5
A S/E 180 180 -8.5 29.0 3.0 50,000 3.7 5,500 2.0
AB1 P/P 285 285 -19.0 70.0 4.0 70,000 3.6 8,000 14.0 3.5 Ia and Ig2 for two tubes at zero signal
AB1 P/P 250 250 -15.0 70.0 5.0 60,000 3.75 10,000 10.0 Ia and Ig2 for two tubes at zero signal

 

6V6 Data sheet links
Dave Cigna''s Pages (DuncanAmps mirror) 6V6GT: html
Duncan''s Amp Pages 6V6, 6AQ5 etc.: Acrobat PDF (2 pages)
Peter Millett 6V6-GTA: Acrobat PDF 212K  7408: Acrobat PDF 53K
National Valve Museum 6V6: html, html2  6V6G: html3
oldradio.qrz.ru 6V6: Brans Vademecum, MK buizen handboek
Frank Philipse 6V6: .gif file, 082/6/6V6.pdf, 121/6/6V6.pdf  6V6GT: 084/6/6V6GT.pdf, 093/6/6V6GT.pdf  6V6GTA: 135/6/6V6GTA.pdf  7408: 135/7/7408.pdf
Frank Philipse (Pocnet mirror - Patrik Schindler) 5871: 5871.pdf (77698 bytes)  6V6: 6V6.pdf (101315 bytes) (de), 6V6.pdf (127614 bytes) (fr), 6V6.pdf (177785 bytes), 6V6.pdf (34131 bytes), 6V6.pdf (41797 bytes), 6V6.pdf (565224 bytes)  6V6G: 6V6G.pdf (57555 bytes)  6V6GT: 6V6GT.pdf (171814 bytes) (fr), 6V6GT.pdf (585729 bytes), 6V6GT.pdf (643545 bytes)  6V6GTA: 6V6GTA.pdf (218227 bytes), 6V6GTA.pdf (225328 bytes), 6V6GTA.pdf (469981 bytes)  7408: 7408.pdf (563615 bytes), 7408.pdf (68735 bytes), 7408.pdf (68812 bytes)
Frank Philipse (Wildcat mirror - Jörg Jan Münter) 5871: 5871.pdf (77698 bytes)  6V6: 6V6.pdf (101315 bytes) (de), 6V6.pdf (127614 bytes) (fr), 6V6.pdf (177785 bytes), 6V6.pdf (34131 bytes), 6V6.pdf (41797 bytes), 6V6.pdf (565224 bytes)  6V6G: 6V6G.pdf (57555 bytes)  6V6GT: 6V6GT.pdf (171814 bytes) (fr), 6V6GT.pdf (585729 bytes), 6V6GT.pdf (643545 bytes)  6V6GTA: 6V6GTA.pdf (218227 bytes), 6V6GTA.pdf (225328 bytes), 6V6GTA.pdf (469981 bytes)  7408: 7408.pdf (563615 bytes), 7408.pdf (68735 bytes), 7408.pdf (68812 bytes)
Triode Electronics 6V6: gif1, gif2, gif3, gif4, gif5
TubeZone 6V6: pdf
Virtual Valve Museum 6V6: HTML page

Bold designators are close or identical, Italic designators are different ratings, different pinouts or different filament voltages. Please see the substitutes at the top of the page for more details

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