Eden WT800 Tube Life

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by AndroWal, Mar 3, 2004.

  1. AndroWal


    Sep 28, 2003
    Ojai, CA
    I have had my WT800 for 8 years...

    How long should the 12ax7 last? Think I need to replace?

    Many thanks.
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Preamp tubes need only be changed if they start making noise (or completely die, which is rare).

    I own some tube amps that are over 30 years old that still have the original preamp tubes in them.