Electro-Harmonix 6H30Pi Gold Preamp Vacuum Tube

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The Electro Harmonix 6H30PI (6H30π) vacuum tube, a variant in the 6H30 preamp tube family, offers a unique sonic profile that distinguishes it from its counterparts. While maintaining the warmth characteristic of the 6H30 design, the Electro Harmonix version introduces a slightly different tonal balance that tends to emphasize clarity and detail retrieval.

Similar to the Sovtek, the Electro Harmonix 6H30 tube exhibits a wide dynamic range, providing excellent headroom and clarity even in complex musical passages. The bass response is tight and well-defined, maintaining a balance between impact and precision. In the high frequencies, this tube showcases a bit more sparkle and airiness, contributing to an overall sense of openness in the sound.

Imaging and soundstage reproduction are strong suits for the Electro Harmonix 6H30π, offering a wide and three-dimensional presentation of the music. The tube excels in portraying instruments and vocals with clarity and separation, creating an immersive listening experience.

The Electro Harmonix 6H30π tube is a compelling option for those who appreciate a warm yet detailed sound signature. Its emphasis on clarity, extended high-frequency response, and strong imaging capabilities make it suitable for audiophiles seeking a precise and engaging audio experience.

The 6H30 tube type is generally not compatible with 6922 and ECC88 tube types.

Other Electro-Harmonix tubes6H30 Tube Types

Additional Information and Downloads

Electro-Harmonix 6H30Pi Gold Datasheet (PDF)

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Warranty Information and Return Policy

Warranty Period: 3 months

All our tubes are guaranteed for 3 months from the date of purchase. (Any exceptions will be noted on that tube's Warranty tab)

If you receive a tube that does not perform to the manufacturer's specifications, please do the following:

- contact us to get a return authorization
- return it via regular mail within 90 days from when we shipped it, and we will provide an exchange or refund of the full purchase price of the tube.

Returns not related to warranty or defect will be considered at our discretion, and are subject to a 15% restocking fee.

We can not accept returns that don't have an authorization, are past 3 month, or are returned improperly.

These guidelines may be updated without notice.

Ratings & Reviews

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Electro-Harmonix 6H30Pi Gold | This tube takes at least 25 hours to burn in before it sounds great.

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This EH-6H30G tube takes at least 25 hours to burn in before it sounds great. This Electro-Harmonix tube seems to be very linear, more musical, the Sovtek is more exact, not as musical sounding. I like the EH the best.

A little different than the Sovteks


Replaced old Sovteks in my Audio Research LS26 preamp. Pretty similar but I think these give a slightly (but noticeably) deeper soundstage.

little dot preamp


So nice and balanced sound, my headphone amp sounds clean and dynamic.  Bass is deep n tight. Whether I play classical, jazz, or rock, these tubes do it all. Very happy with the sound. I'm stocking up just encase they run out.