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Need answer quick- SVT KT-88 biasing

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Tim Cole, Sep 30, 2005.

  1. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Well, my audio shop called to let me know my SVT is all done from servicing, and he had a question I need a quick answer for so I can get my amp back!

    I got the sovtek KT-88 power tubes, and he needs to know if you bias them any different than a standard 6550? I was also told it should be biased with oscilliscope biasing method....are there any certain numbers or values we are looking for here?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. plexibass


    Jun 30, 2005
    i would get on the sovtek sight or call them and ask. sorry i cant be much more help that that.
  3. Plain Old Me

    Plain Old Me

    Dec 14, 2004
    I'm pretty sure (90%) that 6550s and KT-88s are biased in the same fashion.