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New tube for my LDC mic - NOS or nah?
Old 10th August 2020
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New tube for my LDC mic - NOS or nah?

I'm looking at replacing/upgrading the tube in my LDC mic. It accepts the 12AX7, 12AY7, 12AT7 variety. What's your opinion on spending $22 vs $55 vs more than $100 on a new tube? Are the NOS tubes really worth the price tag on a tube mic? I have no qualms about spending more for better sound, but I'm not in it to find a collector's item. Right now I'm looking at the GE 6072s, Mullard AT7s and...well, there's a lot out there to say the least. Also interested if anyone has a recommendation of 12AT7 vs 12AU7 etc. Thanks!!
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