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@Iamnothim, Very curious to hear your impressions of the La Radiotecniques when they arrive, keep me updated!
They were mailed from Spain a few days ago, so it'll be a while before I have them.
post #4937 of 8735
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They were mailed from Spain a few days ago, so it'll be a while before I have them.

Yeah took a month for mine.

post #4938 of 8735
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Originally Posted by dailydoseofdaly View Post

Those should be good choices. However I have to say part of the fun of the lyr is experimenting with vintage tubes, they may not be the most quiet but I found them to be the most enjoyable to listen to. You can also try the 7dj8 version of tubes which are nearly the same as 6dj8 family but with a slightly different voltage rating, however they can be considerably less expensive. For example http://www.upscaleaudio.com/products/Telefunken-PCC88-%7B47%7D-7DJ8.html versus http://www.upscaleaudio.com/products/Telefunken-E88CC-%7B47%7D-6922.html

I had some of the Telefunken PCC88's that were my favorites until I (and the rest of the forum) was introduced to the Lorenz tubes.  One item of trivia is that some Telefunken PCC88s were made by Siemens and rebranded (I don't remember how to tell, but there was a way).

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

post #4939 of 8735
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Yeah I bought a pair of cv2493's from them and they were a good seller and the tubes were really nice quality (I ordered the premium version though). Check out http://www.tubemonger.com/Pre_Tubes_s/1.htm too, I've bought a lot from them and trust them.

I haven't found any newly made tube that has really wowed me like some of the nos variety. They sound kinda solid stateish and boxy but detailed to me. I've only owned the JJ's, 6922eh, and Russian 6h23n newly made tubes. Some folks on the thread early on really liked the gold lions but I've only heard them briefly so can't really comment.

They are good but need a looong time to settle in.

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

post #4940 of 8735
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"Upscale Audio prides itself on offering the best tube testing in the industry. Every single tube is tested one at a time in-circuit, using real-world voltages. Signal tubes are listened to on a simulated phonostage with headphones to check for noise. Power tubes are burned in for 72 hours before we ever take a single measurement."

 

that is really something worth considering, after checking out all the family I'm thinking about getting platinum grade matched pairs of:

 

6n1p from schiit directly

 

6h23 type 3

matsushta pcc88

tungsram 6922

telefunken pcc88
 

I got my first Matsu 6922 tubes from these guys.  Good folks to deal with...

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

 

Sorry for all the posts...just catching up...wink_face.gif

post #4941 of 8735
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Jeez magic now I feel like a bad influence:p

Aren't you...? very_evil_smiley.gif

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

- HK sends

post #4942 of 8735

I've started reading ......

 

 

 

To prepare for next week when these arrive:

 

 

    

 

I need to read faster. blink.gif

post #4943 of 8735
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Originally Posted by HK_sends View Post

I had some of the Telefunken PCC88's that were my favorites until I (and the rest of the forum) was introduced to the Lorenz tubes.  One item of trivia is that some Telefunken PCC88s were made by Siemens and rebranded (I don't remember how to tell, but there was a way).

Cheers!beerchug.gif
-HK sends

The real Telefunkens have the < > diamond at the bottom.

Siemens rebranded Telefunkens do not.
post #4944 of 8735
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The real Telefunkens have the < > diamond at the bottom.

Siemens rebranded Telefunkens do not.

That's right, I forgot.  Thank you, Sir!

 

 

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

post #4945 of 8735
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That's right, I forgot.  Thank you, Sir!

 

 

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

Will you provide a description of the Lorenz tubes I should be looking for?

 

Thanks

post #4946 of 8735
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Originally Posted by Iamnothim View Post

I've started reading ......

 

 

 

To prepare for next week when these arrive:

 

 

    

 

I need to read faster. blink.gif

You better, it'll all be obsolete before you're finished. biggrin.gif

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

post #4947 of 8735
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You better, it'll all be obsolete before you're finished. biggrin.gif

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

What's the top and what's the bottom?

 

 

 

 

post #4948 of 8735
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What's the top and what's the bottom?

 

Depends on if you are standing on your head or not. very_evil_smiley.gif

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

post #4949 of 8735
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Originally Posted by HK_sends View Post

Depends on if you are standing on your head or not. very_evil_smiley.gif

 

Cheers!beerchug.gif

-HK sends

I'm seeing at least 20 things that I have to figure out what they do.

 

 

post #4950 of 8735

I'm not sure if this has been posted in this thread before or not. Chances are someone in Head-Fi has posted this somewhere on the forum before. Regardless, incase you missed it, there are some pretty cool old videos from the Mullard factory here. 

 

http://www.hifitubes.nl/weblog/index.php/category/tube-history/

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