Magnavox 8300/8600 Single-Ended Triode (SET) 12BH7 Conversion

Magnavox 8300/8600 Single-Ended Triode (SET) 12BH7 Conversion This page contains some resources for converting a Magnavox 8300 or 8600 series amplifier to run 12BH7 dual triodes as output tubes. It complements my YouTube video (above). The Magnavox 8300 and 8600 run 6BQ4/EL84 outputs and have a single 4 ohm secondary winding on their output transformers. Because the majority of high-sensitivity speakers are 8 ohms, this poses an issue for many users. Audiokarma tube guru dcgillespie recommends this problem be solved by replacing the original transformers with new 8 ohm ones. However, it is my philosophical belief that output transformers are […]