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EL38 Pinout


EL38 Substitutes
Close or identical CV450
Different rating or performance 6CN6, CV8038

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.


EL38 Ratings
Vh Ih VaPeak PaMax Pg2Max
6.3 1.4 8,000 25.0 8.0


EL38 Application Data
Class Va Vg2 Ia Ig2 Rk
Line output 300 300 64.0 18.0 120


EL38 Data sheet links
National Valve Museum EL38: html, html2, html3
oldradio.qrz.ru EL38: MK buizen handboek
Frank Philipse (Pocnet mirror - Patrik Schindler) EL38: EL38.pdf (143943 bytes), EL38.pdf (98572 bytes)  6CN6: 6CN6.pdf (42033 bytes)
Frank Philipse (Wildcat mirror - Jörg Jan Münter) EL38: EL38.pdf (143943 bytes), EL38.pdf (98572 bytes)  6CN6: 6CN6.pdf (42033 bytes)

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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