The E182CC is an ultra high grade variant of the E82CC which was itself a special quality version of the ECC82. The E182CC was designed with very large and rigid box anodes which were close tolerance matched to provide supreme anti-microphonic performance.
Designed as AF voltage amplifiers, two independent matched valves exist in the envelope. An amplification factor of 24 is quoted. The operating conditions, performance and pin connections differ from the ECC82. The thin glass tube envelope is of approximately 20 mm in diameter and the length excluding the B9A base pins, is approximately 50 mm.
Many users prefer these valves to the standard ECC82 and change pin connections to allow their use accordingly. Such modern exotica as the following use this beautiful dual triode:-
Audio Note DAC 4
Audio Note Jinro amp
Audio Note L3
Audio Note M3 preamp
Audion 845 Black Shadow
Ray Samuels Raptor
Sony DVP999ES moidded by Modwright