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Compressor Tube Swap Newb Question
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Compressor Tube Swap Newb Question

Hello,

Forgive me if this is not the right place to post this dumb question but here it goes.
So I have a Bellari RP-583 Stereo Tube Compressor / Limiter. I've got a few old RCA, GE, and WEBCO tubes pulled from old electronics. I thought it would be fun to swap out the stock tubes with a couple of old ones (they all work.)

My question is, do the tubes have to match? Like if I use one RCA and one WEBCO. How important are matching tubes when it comes to a compressor like this?

Also, if anyone has any experience with this unit who knows any helpful tips, that would be really appreciated. I know its not a high end compressor.

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Ruth House Guest View Post
My question is, do the tubes have to match? Like if I use one RCA and one WEBCO. How important are matching tubes when it comes to a compressor like this?
Well, with a stereo device it would seem important to me that both channels match.
But will depend on how you are using it.
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