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Originally Posted by HK_sends View Post

I can't speak to that. Unfortunately, I'm just the messenger. :)Cheers!-HK sends

 

Hoping that the tubemongers might see the question...

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Just bought some very interesting tubes on E-bay:

 

These are 1967 OTK Reflectors -  but with plates structures very similar to the Voshkods AND the inverted flying saucer getters!  Matched 1967 date codes!!

 

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The Reflectors I have in my collection now (1977, 1983), are just OK sounding.  I'm hoping these sound more like the V-Rockets.  Note the completely different plates and getters from the later Reflectors.  Also, the dimpled getter stem, which is different then the one piece stem/shield on the Voshkods.

 

I'll be curious to hear how the 1967 "flying saucer" Reflectors sound vs the Voshkods

 

1977 6n23-EB OTK Reflector and 1983 6n23-EB OTK Reflector


Edited by rb2013 - 6/18/13 at 9:14am
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Gonna go out on a limb.....

That getter design didn't appear until after 1970 maybe 1980

post #7744 of 8735
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Originally Posted by GrindingThud View Post

How do these compare to the Voskhod 6N1P-EV?


I tried all the 6N1P-EVs, even cyro'd ones from CryoSet.  They all kinda sucked.  Not even in the same league as the 6N23 Voskhods.


Edited by rb2013 - 7/6/13 at 9:52am
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Originally Posted by sceleratus View Post

Gonna go out on a limb.....

That getter design didn't appear until after 1970 maybe 1980


I'll sort through my 1980s and 1990s to see if they have a similar variation...may-be so.

post #7746 of 8735

Another variation on the 6n23p Voskhods - narrow grid and wide grid. 

 

This is probably why some folks have not found these tubes amazing, while others rave about them - different versions sound different.

 

1977 Wide Gray Grid and 1980 Narrow Silver Grid

 

Same tubes without flash


Edited by rb2013 - 7/6/13 at 9:53am
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Originally Posted by rb2013 View Post


I'll sort through my 1980s and 1990s to see if they have a similar variation...may-be so.

I know bubkus about Russian valves, so  I could very well be wrong.

Everything I've ever seen in the sixty's and earlier were large and small "O" getters and "D" getters.

About 1969 Philips introduced the dimple getter.

post #7748 of 8735
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Originally Posted by sceleratus View Post

I know bubkus about Russian valves, so  I could very well be wrong.

Everything I've ever seen in the sixty's and earlier were large and small "O" getters and "D" getters.

About 1969 Philips introduced the dimple getter.


Who can figure those crazy Russians...they did beat us into space with Sputnik, that was 1957.  I think they mostly copied western technology, but in those days they were leaders.  And when it came to the military -  they got it.  Almost all Soviet radar and communication equipment was tube based, they did not go the transistor route until much later then us.

 

All I know is, after comparing all the best 6922 type tubes for 10 years, these suckers sound really good.  The prices today are ridiculous.  Hey, but what did an Amperex 'pinched waist' or S&H CCa go for in 1979?  When everyone wanted transistor based audio, TV and Radio equipment?  Pennies I'm sure - throw away prices.

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If anyone would like,  I would be happy to correct some of the Voshkod photos for exposure, color, and contrast/shadows.  That way we can see silver v grey, logos and construction.  Photography is my other stupid passion.

 

Here is a link to a Dropbox folder.  Put the large / original image there.  I'll correct them and name them 'fixed-1.jpg" etc.

If you like them, you can post them.  I didn't want to drag them down without permission.

 

EDIT:

Didn't mean too imply the images were bad, I think I can bring out the getter more.


Edited by sceleratus - 6/18/13 at 9:59am
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Originally Posted by sceleratus View Post

If anyone would like,  I would be happy to correct some of the Voshkod photos for exposure, color, and contrast/shadows.  That way we can see silver v grey, logos and construction.  Photography is my other stupid passion.

 

Here is a link to a Dropbox folder.  Put the large / original image there.  I'll correct them and name them 'fixed-1.jpg" etc.

If you like them, you can post them.  I didn't want to drag them down without permission.

 

EDIT:

Didn't mean too imply the images were bad, I think I can bring out the getter more.


Hey thanks for the help!  I'll send mine over later today.

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Originally Posted by Oskari View Post

 

Hoping that the tubemongers might see the question...

 

They did...their response is: "Correction: Armonk should be Hicksville. Cant delete IBM from the mind." Cheers!
post #7752 of 8735
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Originally Posted by rb2013 View Post


Hey thanks for the help!  I'll send mine over later today.

Cool.

The bigger the file, the better.

Let me know it's there.

post #7753 of 8735
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Originally Posted by HK_sends View Post

They did...their response is: "Correction: Armonk should be Hicksville. Cant delete IBM from the mind."Cheers!

 

Thank you both!

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Edited by ilikepooters - 6/18/13 at 1:33pm
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I amp'd the Voshkod photo up a bit, since rb2013 didn't seem to mind.

 

 

 

 

EDIT:

I can fix under exposed better than over exposed / glare.  Because they are smaller .jpg files they tend to pixelate when manipulated a lot.

Again, these are over amp'd to bring out detail.

 

 


Edited by sceleratus - 6/18/13 at 12:28pm
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