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Old 8th Sep 2019, 8:29 pm   #40
kalee20
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Default Re: Valve Items - Philips/Mullard Rimlock-to-Noval Transition

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Originally Posted by Radio Wrangler View Post
I also didn't bother with Mazda Octal. This was a distorted version of International Octal. Deliberately incompatible to force set users to only buy one brand of replacement valves. Evil!
The Mazda Octal does have the merit that the spigot is large enough in diameter to house the exhaust tube, so the whole electrode structure can sit much lower down in the base. Capacitances and lead inductances are lower as well as the valve being more compact.

It's not as good as B8G though.
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