NOS Ip Matched Pair Soviet Military 6P14P-EV = 7189 6BQ5 EL84 E84L Vacuum Tubes

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  • NOS Ip Matched Pair Soviet Military 6P14P-EV = 7189 6BQ5 EL84 E84L Vacuum Tubes
  • NOS Ip Matched Pair Soviet Military 6P14P-EV = 7189 6BQ5 EL84 E84L Vacuum Tubes
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NOS Ip Matched Pair (2) Soviet Era Military Spec 6P14P-EV = 7189 6BQ5 EL84 E84L Vacuum Tubes

These are Soviet era 6P14P-EV vacuum tubes. The 6P14P-EV is a direct equivalent to the 7189. The 7189 is a 6BQ5 or EL84 that can handle higher plate voltages and produces a few more watts. These will work great in any circuit that calls for 7189, 6BQ5 or El84. These are the special EV version which means they were produced at extremely high standards for the Soviet military and are the best version you can get.
These are a great deal, they're much cheaper the most New Production EL84s and they were made in Reflector plant in Russia which was bought by New Sensor / Electro-Harmonix / Sovtek. Sovteks are made in the same plant. 
These are genuine NOS tubes but they come white-boxes because they were original bulk-packed for the Soviet military. The photo is a stock photo and your tubes may have different date codes or logos but will otherwise be the same. Matched within 5 Ma. 
Why pay for the name? These are the same quality as new production tubes but with  a vintage flavor.
Testing & Matching

Double-tested & matched for Gm, Ip (Plate Current), Shorts, Leaks, Gas on a Triplett 3444, Space-Tech Easy Tube Tester or Maxi-Matcher. All of these testers bring tubes up to their full operating voltage and also check for plate current (Ip) as well as General Mutual Transconductance (Gm). 

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Item Type:
Vacuum Tubes
Production Era:
Vintage & NOS
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2 Reviews

  • 5
    Soviet tubes for soviet amplifiers

    Posted by Alex G. on 14th Jul 2023

    Purchased these to replace the output tubes in a pair of multipurpose amplifiers made in Odessa Ukraine, unfortunately the original ones got broken in transit, so I bought these as a replacement. The matched pair I got were in their original boxes, which come with a data sheet stuffed inside. the manfacure dates on them were V 81 and III 1975. If you know a little russian the info on them is self explanatory;)

  • 5
    Vox AC10C1

    Posted by Tim Bartlebaugh on 1st Sep 2020

    These tubes really smooth out the tone of the Vox AC10C1. My first set of replacements, Tung-Sol’s, sounded great too, however they didn’t hold up and started to rattle after a few months. Hoping the more rugged Soviet era tubes will hold up better to the abuse that the AC10C1 cabinet puts on tubes.

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