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post #601 of 2532

rank them on which you like best with the setup please.

post #602 of 2532
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rank them on which you like best with the setup please.

 

I did.

my home setup:

iMac --> Audirvana --> BiFrost Uber USB2 --> Lyr with tubes listed --> HE-500

post #603 of 2532
I'm looking for a pair of tubes that are more clinical, a little bit brighter than the orange globe? Any recommendation?
Edited by soundeffect - 10/19/13 at 7:45am
post #604 of 2532
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I'm looking for a pair of tubes that are more clinical, a little bit brighter than the orange globe? Any recommendation?

 

Siemens 6922 cca, but its in holy grail territory. You can find them cheap. Tubemuseam sells them for outrageous prices... their actually worth about $100-$150 per tube.

 

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Pair-NOS-Tung-Sol-Siemens-6922-tubes-German-gold-pins-test-high-E88CC-rca-/281188767206?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item41782815e6

 

Those look like Simens to me, if so it would be a deal. I wouldn't go out on a limb and say it's definitely them. Besides, there aren't any test values posted. 

 

 

Extremely clinical and dry (IMHO) are the Telefunken 6922. If you want you tube amp to sound like a semi-conductor... well that would be the tube.

post #605 of 2532
Thanks, I will check them out. I'm looking for something different from the orange globe for a little variety on those days I want something different.
post #606 of 2532
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I bought a barely used Schiit Lyr off the forums which came with a few tubes to get me started tube rolling.  My favorite of the ones the seller included were Philips JAN 6922.  Others included and tried were the original JJ's, GE 6BZ7, and Toshiba 6DJ8.

 

Then after spending some time on here and eBay, I bought these Mullard/Amperex Orange Globe Blackburn tubes and wow, oh WOW, OH WOW!  This is exactly the amazing sound I was after.

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MULLARD-6DJ8-ECC88-VACUUM-TUBE-ORANGE-GLOBE-MATCHED-PAIR-1970-O-GETTER-RARE-/321227287473?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEWNX%3AIT&nma=true&si=TnrN0x0Icvs6OtMoSOAc8dGSOM8%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc


Edited by okcameradude - 10/19/13 at 12:45pm
post #608 of 2532
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Siemens 6922 cca, but its in holy grail territory. You can find them cheap. Tubemuseam sells them for outrageous prices... their actually worth about $100-$150 per tube.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Pair-NOS-Tung-Sol-Siemens-6922-tubes-German-gold-pins-test-high-E88CC-rca-/281188767206?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item41782815e6

Those look like Simens to me, if so it would be a deal. I wouldn't go out on a limb and say it's definitely them. Besides, there aren't any test values posted. 


Extremely clinical and dry (IMHO) are the Telefunken 6922. If you want you tube amp to sound like a semi-conductor... well that would be the tube.

+1 for both Siemens CCa and Telefunken E88CC. Both superb.
post #609 of 2532
They are expensive, almost the price of the amp itself. I wish I could try them out first before buying, a lot of dough to just try.

Does the Siemens Cca improve on the OG or is it just a different flavor?
post #610 of 2532
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They are expensive, almost the price of the amp itself. I wish I could try them out first before buying, a lot of dough to just try.

Does the Siemens Cca improve on the OG or is it just a different flavor?

IMO, the Siemens CCa are in a whole different league above OG's. But they are expensive.

One suggestion might be to give Amperex USN-CEP tubes a try. They're not inexpensive, but you should be able to pick up a pair for much less than the CCa's. Again, my opinion only, but I believe the USN-CEP's provide a sound experience very similar to the Siemens.
post #611 of 2532
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They are expensive, almost the price of the amp itself. I wish I could try them out first before buying, a lot of dough to just try.

Does the Siemens Cca improve on the OG or is it just a different flavor?

 

True. Selling my Lyr.  I've moved to the Church of Bottlehead. Mulling over dumping my collection of 6DJ8's and 6922's CV2493s.. etc.

post #612 of 2532
Thanks r Scott, good info. I will consider these choices.
post #613 of 2532
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They are expensive, almost the price of the amp itself. I wish I could try them out first before buying, a lot of dough to just try.

Does the Siemens Cca improve on the OG or is it just a different flavor?


Sorry, I meant to include that the Siemens Cca and other related high end tubes bring about a layer of detail and 'musicality' you won't hear in a standard 6DJ8. However, take it with a grain of salt. Not everyone is far enough in their journey to make the distinction. Its the kind of thing that can take a week of exposure to really appreciate. However, once you latch onto it... you can't un-hear it. You'll both thank us and curse us if you go down the rabbit hole.


Edited by NightFlight - 10/19/13 at 9:31pm
post #614 of 2532

Sorry Nightflight,  I should of thank you too.  For some reason I wasn't looking and thought I was talking too the same person the whole time :p

 

I think I will be able to hear the differences, as  I heard a difference when I switch from the standard GE stock Lyr tubes to the Amperex OG.  Right now my wallet/bank is telling me "NO" and my mind is trying to deny the truth.  I think I will probably end up getting one of the recommendation that both of you guys are telling me, but I need to process the though of spending $$$ for some glass...then again I might not...yet. May be Xmas would be a good excuse. :smile:

post #615 of 2532
Need some help anyone know about phillips 6922 made in the USA green lable all i can make out is phillips the box says 84 not sure id thats the year
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