Daek Terror Effects Loop Tube

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adkguy07
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Daek Terror Effects Loop Tube

Post by adkguy07 » Mon Oct 03, 2022 12:11 pm

I have a Jan-Phillips 12at7 powering the effects loop of my Dark Terror. About how long would a new tube for that slot last? Does it get as much stress as a preamp tube and what would be a sign that it should be replaced?

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Re: Daek Terror Effects Loop Tube

Post by Jondog » Sun Oct 23, 2022 12:19 pm

Really no good answer, but I would hope a long time. I have tubes that are still good after many years….I’ve had tubes that lasted a couple weeks…
I think its good practice to have a spare and if you question it you can always swap it in to see if there is any change in the quality of the effects loop signal. I’m not a big fan of tube effects loops, but thats another thing.
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