Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

The Official Vintage Curtis Mathes site by Glenn Waters

Curtis Mathes, Vintage Electronics, Televisions, Stereos, Radios, VCR”s, Camcorders, Mathes Coolers and Fans, Made in the USA. Design

Photo Gallery

Curtis Mathes tube amplifiers

Curtis Mathes 6BQ5 Stereo Tube Amplifier, with great tube sound.

« Back to Album Photo 2 of 21 Previous | Next
Curtis Mathes 6BQ5 Stereo Tube Amplifier, with great tube sound.
Curtis Mathes tube amplifier from a console (possibly 1950?s or early 60?s but there is no ID Number therefore more research is needed). The American manufacturer Curtis Mathes was known for quality high-end equipment and this amp will not disappoint you. My Tube Tech thoroughly checked this amp and installed a power cord plus RCA connectors. Speaker outputs are also identified. As is, amp is in a ?Plug and Play? condition! Amp was gently brought up to full power on a Variac. Satellite Radio and CD player were used to verify operations. Output was undistorted, clear and enjoyable as only tubes can produce. I always liked the 6BQ5 console amp sound and was not disappointed with this one. Since Volume is externally controlled, a preamp with Volume Control is recommended (required for phono input). Chassis is rust free, very clean, and can be easily polished by the new owner. Very simple but efficient circuit (unmodified). This amp can easily customize by installing upgraded RCA connectors, inline fuse holder, pilot light, speakers connections, etc. Work to identify connections was done for you by my Tech (you can run all connections from bottom of chassis). Please note the robust power transformer and heat sinks/radiators. This transformer powered the console?s receiver and preamp. Now it powers only the amp therefore runs cool with power reserve. Tubes: 1 5U4GB Rectifier tube (Sylvania, USA) 1 12AX7 tube (USA) 2 6BQ5 Sylvania tubes (USA) ? one channel 2 6BQ5 European- made tubes ? 2nd channel ...Condition of graphics does not permit full identification of European tubes but both are identified with ?cross? seams on top. All tubes are old stock and came with this amp when pulled from console (radio and preamp were not ?rescue-able?). Curtis Mathes tube amplifiers are known for the best in quality high-end equipment made in the USA in Texas by folks who really cared about the product they were making.
Posted by Glenn Edward Waters III on October 14, 2011 Full Size|

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

Already a member? Sign In


Reply paypomi
8:40 AM on September 18, 2022 
A single vector system for co- expression of multiple cargos can be achieved by using either multiple expression cassettes or a single expression cassette polycistronic or monocistronic 8. doxycycline for prostatitis
Reply Unrertire
4:03 AM on September 14, 2022 
A complete battery of fertility tests must be conducted before any female treatment can begin. is tamoxifen chemo
Reply almodoNah
1:07 AM on September 11, 2022 
clomid in men I waited a cycle and it still took 3 months for us to get pregnant again.
Reply Audipsy
10:50 AM on September 8, 2022 
cialis tadalafil get upguys news
Reply Choolmeve
2:26 AM on September 6, 2022 
online cialis pharmacy Signs of maternal toxicity occurred at doses greater than 8 times the MRHD based on AUC
Reply aftendy
3:20 AM on September 4, 2022 
priligy united states Cialis 10 mg is available in blister packs containing 4 tablets
Reply acouccent
8:53 PM on September 1, 2022 
Cialis with low price buy cialis online no prescription If you need emergency medical care for a heart problem, it is important that your doctor knows when you last took tadalafil
Reply bewgritte
8:46 PM on August 17, 2022 
Viagra 25 Mg Online ivermectin tablets buy
Reply Whorway
12:13 AM on July 29, 2022 
buy generic cialis Buy Generic Cialis Fast Free Shipment
Reply Reancelar
8:25 PM on February 6, 2022 
Eahfce Cialis Generico Compra plaquenil eye
Reply Envindy
12:03 AM on February 5, 2022 
Plaquenil Retina A Without A Rx Zynqoz
Reply Reancelar
8:47 AM on January 25, 2022 
Plaquenil Kamagra Gold 100mg Review Cuzyyg
Reply trertuple
2:16 PM on January 24, 2022 
el viagra se puede mezclar con alcohol Angessegob levitra prescription BekOmili
Reply Teessybap
2:18 AM on January 24, 2022 
side effects prednisone Effexor Online Without Prescription Ikxgbi
Reply Envindy
9:48 PM on January 23, 2022 
Hknsrv plaquenil and sun exposure
Reply Unomiex
10:15 PM on January 21, 2022 
Compra Levitra Controindicazioni Appope precio levitra 10 mg en farmacia Cialis Over The Counter
Reply thotrunny
3:27 PM on January 18, 2022 
ZorryweW 20mg Acheter Levitra Generique
Reply Horrima
1:19 PM on December 19, 2021 
buy viagra all information