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TAD Legendary 12AX7A-C RT001 is back

Legendary TAD 12AX7A-C Premium Selected (p/n RT001) is back!

Worms, Germany – January 2024 –

Finally back in stock: TAD 12AX7A-C (p/n RT001) is brought back to life!
TAD RT001 12AX7A-C
TAD RT001 12AX7A-C

One of the most sought-after TAD tubes, our now legendary premium selected TAD 12AX7A-C (p/n RT001) is available again. Known as the trusted stock tube for many guitar amps, this powerful and linear sounding tube is our definite recommendation for any preamp position that requires a 12AX7/ECC83/7025 kind of tube.

Available from stock in premium-selected quality.

For the input stage (V1), we recommend our highgrade-selected TAD 7025 highgrade (RT010) – low noise and no microphonics, plus, a linear frequency range.

TAD RT010 7025 HIGHGRADE
TAD RT010 7025 HIGHGRADE

Get ’em now!

More benefits:
  • OEM/Boutique level 12AX7
  • Linear tone
  • outstanding dynamics
  • individually tested, selected, and approved.
  • premium matched sets available
  • balance-selection available

TAD has been around since 1993. With a continuously growing reputation and an expanding product line of top-quality tube amp equipment and parts, TAD has become Europe’s leading tube supplier. They specifically take pride in their premium tubes which are tested, selected and quality controlled in Germany.

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You can read my 2016 article on the TAD RT001 12AX7-C ECC83 Premium Selected tubes HERE. I use the TAD RT001 Premium Selected tubes in my ADA MP-1 Tube Pre-Amp with the ADA MC-1 MIDI Controller in to the Fryette LX II Stereo Tube Power Amplifier. Physical cabs in use are Marshall 1960BMojotone British, and Peavey 6505 cabs loaded with Celestion Classic Series Vintage 30s and Classic Series G12M Greenbacks.

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