View Full Version : Altec 344A Integrated Amp (mono 6BQ5)

09-17-2005, 01:49 PM
I picked this up yesterday and variaced it up. I can't find squat of info about it but it seems very, very cool. Serial # 177

Once again I defer to the amazingly knowledgeable folk here for more fun facts about obscure items

09-17-2005, 04:17 PM

so, here it is.

09-17-2005, 07:51 PM
Nice color green, Seems to lack really big output tubes so I am guess it is a preamp or a pre driver amp used with a main power amp.

09-18-2005, 11:47 AM
They are however a pentode type and a pair of them will yield from 12 - 17 watts output. I would guess the middle tranny is the output!

Looks like a nice collectors item though!


"Duke" Spinner
09-18-2005, 01:09 PM
6bq5 = el 84.......a fine sounding tube .....:)

figure 7 or so watts each

09-22-2005, 01:26 PM
So we have thus: