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    Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    I don’t remember seeing anything about them in a long time. Hmmmm.


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    Re: Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    the new production 300B are still not available...

    and, according to the website: As of July 15, 2019, Western Electric is no longer accepting new pre-orders.
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    Re: Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    I hope they sort out any production issues.
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    Re: Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    As far as I’ve understood they have quality issues with the 300Bs.


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    Re: Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    looks like WE have restarted 300B production and are taking orders for current delivery ... $1,499 per matched pair. they list an expected life of 40,000 hours(!) and offer a 5-year warranty. i will certainly be anxious to hear feedback as these make their way out into the wild.

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    Stereo Magazine: Longer Lifespan & Better Sound

    Original Western Electric 300B Vacuum Tube — Western Electric - Maker of electron tubes and high fidelity
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    Re: Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    Great news! I’m looking forward to their amps as well as their tubes.
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