Best Valves for TUSC DF-100 amplifiers


Best valves for TUSC DF 100 amplifiers.

The TUSC DF-100 amplifier uses:

  • 1 x ECC81 (also called 12AT7) preamp valve.
  • 1 x Balanced ECC81 for the phase inverter (in position V2).
  • 4 x 6L6GC matched power valves/power tubes.

A brand new set of valves will get your amp sounding better than ever.

We always recommend JJ valves for this amplifier. This is because they guarantee you get awesome tone and long life and they don’t cost a fortune.

Remember, JJ is one of only five manufacturers of valves in the world. So don’t pay higher prices for valves from the same factory that have simply been rebranded by other companies.

Order your valves below and hear the difference.

So restore the tone, the power and the sparkle to your guitar amplifier. Treat yourself to a brand new set of valves today.

  • All of our valve kits are carefully selected, fully tested, digitally balanced and matched.
  • A significant upgrade in valve quality compared with stock valves. Although after 40 years it’s unlikely you still have the original valves.
  • We offer a variety of shipping options with full tracking and insurance so you can order with confidence.
  • We have 30 years experience so you know you are in safe hands.
  • International shipping – we post all over the world every single day.

Replace the Valves on your TUSC DF-100 amplifier.

If you have any queries about replacing your valves please get in touch. We have over 30 years experience so one of our team will always be happy to help and advise.

Also, we recommend that you take a look at our FAQ section where we answer the most popular questions we get asked each week. You will also find lots of useful tips if you are new to upgrading your tubes.

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About the TUSC amp

Tusc amplifiers were first produced in 1981. They were originally based in Central Islip, New York, and run by Craig Frey. Apparently, the company started out as Plush, then it became Earth Sound Research, finally, it emerged as TUSC

The DF-100 was rated at 100 watts and came as either a combo or in head format. While these amps used a tube phase inverter and 4 x 6L6 power valves in the output stage, what made the amp unique was a programmable front end. The amp could store and recall some gain and EQ settings for channel 2.

Remember this was back in the ’80s so this amp was well ahead of its time.

Many of the components were purchased from Qualtrol Electronics, a military subcontractor based in the area. Qualtrol had previously built Earth Sound Research amps, and they liquidated the stock when that company folded.

Unfortunately, the company only lasted a few years (1981-1983).  Towards the end, it relocated to New Jersey and produced the DF-55. Like the DF-100 this is an equally rare amp.

Tubes for sale for TUSC DF-100 amplifiers.

Order yours today and get your amp sounding better than ever.

Simply choose the complete replacement valve kit or the seperate valves for your amplifier below:
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