JAN-Philips 5751

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SKU: PH-5751
USD $‎69.95
The JAN-Philips 5751 is a great choice for taming high gain guitar amps while vastly improving the clarity, smoothness, and vintage tone. They still have plenty of gain so if you have a high-gain preamp that does not have that classic crunch characteristic, the 5751 tube will do wonders.

In hifi preamps and CD players, the JAN-Philips 5751 will lower noise floor and sound smoother and clearer in place of many 12AX7 tubes.The JAN-Philips 5751 tube is a NOS military version that has low microphonics and noise.

Special note for 5751 tube types: The 5751 is not a true 12AX7, but is often used in place of a 12AX7. They should have approximately 70% of the gain of a 12AX7, and are often used to quiet down guitar amps that have too much gain. If you have gain to spare using a 5751 tube will greatly improve your overall tone without making your preamp excessively clean. You can learn more about this on our tone tweak info page.

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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.

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Great to pair with a 12AX7 or another 5751!


This preamp tube is a great substitute for a 12AX7, especially in the V2 spot. It doesn't really lower your gain, but instead makes your tone more open and articulate, and much less compressed. I have a 12AX7 in V1 and this 5751 in V2 in a Marshall -- no difference in gain from two 12AX7s, but much more dynamic and harmonic sounds.