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You guys can't imagine my face when I heard the horrid noise from the taboo when I first played my DSDs. It was not pleasant. tongue.gif

 

I can.  I felt real badly for you.  Glad it's behind you (almost).  You know Steve will test DSD's before he ships it.

post #1442 of 1838
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I'm glad to hear your thoughts on the Phillips 5R4GYS in the CSP3. Especially with the LCD-3. I just ordered two more, hoping it would work as well in the CSP as the taboo. Judging from your comment, it sounds promising.
 

When I first plugged the Philips in the CSP3 it sounded like utter crap.  A few hours later it was doing it's 5R4GYS thing.

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I'm glad to hear your thoughts on the Phillips 5R4GYS in the CSP3. Especially with the LCD-3. I just ordered two more, hoping it would work as well in the CSP as the taboo. Judging from your comment, it sounds promising.
 

When I first plugged the Philips in the CSP3 it sounded like utter crap.  A few hours later it was doing it's 5R4GYS thing.

 

My favorite Rectifiers after the 596....

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My favorite Rectifiers after the 596....

Believe me, I want to try one. Or two. Whenever I can find one...
post #1445 of 1838

I was lucky to grab them a year ago. They seem to have dried up lately.

post #1446 of 1838
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Cool! What all do you have there? I recognize the one.

Well I of course have the Phillips 5rR4GYS. I also have a RCA and General Electric 5R4GYS.

 

I have pretty much settled on this being my favorite rectifier type so I thought it would be fun to see if there is any differences within the family.

It's going to take me a while to formulate some impressions, I have two very busy weeks ahead of me.

 

I have to say though it's going to be pretty hard for the RCA or GE to top the Phillips tube.

However, it would be nice to have some alternatives in case the Philips ever become hard to find/expensive.

I bought both these tubes for the price of 1 philips so they are already cheaper.

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Well I of course have the Phillips 5rR4GYS. I also have a RCA and General Electric 5R4GYS.

 

I have pretty much settled on this being my favorite rectifier type so I thought it would be fun to see if there is any differences within the family.

It's going to take me a while to formulate some impressions, I have two very busy weeks ahead of me.

 

I have to say though it's going to be pretty hard for the RCA or GE to top the Phillips tube.

However, it would be nice to have some alternatives in case the Philips ever become hard to find/expensive.

I bought both these tubes for the price of 1 philips so they are already cheaper.

 

It's always good to have a plan B.

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Originally Posted by mwindham08 View Post

Well I of course have the Phillips 5rR4GYS. I also have a RCA and General Electric 5R4GYS.

I have pretty much settled on this being my favorite rectifier type so I thought it would be fun to see if there is any differences within the family.
It's going to take me a while to formulate some impressions, I have two very busy weeks ahead of me.

I have to say though it's going to be pretty hard for the RCA or GE to top the Phillips tube.
However, it would be nice to have some alternatives in case the Philips ever become hard to find/expensive.
I bought both these tubes for the price of 1 philips so they are already cheaper.

Good stuff, I look forward to hearing your impressions. I also have a Mazda 5Y3GB on the way, should be fun to try.
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Good stuff, I look forward to hearing your impressions. I also have a Mazda 5Y3GB on the way, should be fun to try.

does it come in turbo like the RX-8?  :p

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Originally Posted by koiloco View Post
 

does it come in turbo like the RX-8?  :p

 

It makes your music go zoom zoom zoom

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Originally Posted by mwindham08 View Post
 

 

It makes your music go zoom zoom zoom

:L3000::beerchug:  You got that right!

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The Mazda tube may be turbo RX-8 zoom zoom style, or it could be a busted up old pickup truck.....we will see. I read a couple favorable mentions of it here and there, so hopefully it's decent.

 

The CSP3 is in the house! 

 

Kind of a bummer though it was supposed to be dual 4 pin XLR jacks and instead it arrived with 1/4" headphone jacks....Not the end of the world, but kind of a minor annoyance. I can change them out myself a lot easier then sending the amp back I guess, 

 

Anyway, a couple quick pictures, my photo skills are nothing special but it looks beautiful. The cherry on the Taboo is nice but the walnut on the CSP is just as good. I didn't spring for the cherry base to match because I plan on making my own custom bases.

 

 

 

post #1453 of 1838

Oooh, it looks nice.  Too bad about the XLR vs 1/4" mix up.

post #1454 of 1838

Looking good :beerchug:

 

Send that baby back if you paid for XLR though... Or get a credit, maybe.

post #1455 of 1838

I wish you could get one SE and one 4 pin XLR....

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