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post #196 of 322
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i just gave away 2 sylvania 5u4g when i sold a bunch of my cheaper rectifiers all at once...

 

i thought the sylvania 5u4g was kinda mediocre and only served as a nice budget tube, the rca 5u4g is really nice though.

Too bad I would bought them. I like them /. They have good bass and have a good sense of air with them. I am using one in the WA6 SE thats here now. I have a few and more RCA than the Sylvania and they are both disappearing and becoming mor expensive to get them. I been using 596 in my WA5 an have a second pair of them. I really dont swap tubes much and have the  VT99 I bought from you in the WA5 now and been using those  and will stay with those for a long while and they are quiet in this amp. I have three pairs of those in round and flat plates for backup and 2 pairs of Sylvania VT99 and multiple pairs of all types of 6SN7 so I dont need any more tubes for a long while. Can use another pair of 300B but love the sound of the EML and I dont really roll much in my amps any more

 

Listening to the HE6 on my WA5 now and just love the combination.


Edited by Frank I - 1/30/14 at 4:28pm
post #197 of 322
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One good thing about the Sophia I like is my old school 128 bits collection from ages ago sound really good especially old school rap.  

 

I really need to try out the WE422A and U52, maybe when I get the next level Glenn amp.  A 5U4G, C3g, and 300B...


My new 300B amp use TV damper diodes for the rectifiers not the 5U4

post #198 of 322
Even better, no need for the expensive rectifiers...
post #199 of 322

I was looking for the Gz37 and found it here for much less than you have listed.  Is it because its NOS ?   Can you tell me where one might find reputable dealers for these tubes ?

Thanks

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Even better, no need for the expensive rectifiers...

 

I'm on TV damper diodes too, and off the rolling rectifier wagon... :p 

post #201 of 322
Yeah, the 300B is expensive enough. Good thing I have two pairs of C3g now, should last me a life time.
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Edited by Dubstep Girl - 2/1/14 at 2:38pm
post #203 of 322
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i have a Cossor GZ37 for sale if you are interested. its the nicer fat base version

 


Edited by joseph69 - 2/1/14 at 3:29pm
post #204 of 322

Ok, Ok?  I have been doing some critical listening today.  Tomorrow I get my camera back!  I have a tripod.  Pictures forthcoming.  Listening, listening to a Decca release of Joseph Haydn Symphonie Nr. 92 G-dur,, Oxford.  Ok, ok?  I would not sell my USAF 596 for $596.  I would not sell at $1200.  The resolution of the violins is impeccable.  It looks like it has double thick glass too!  Btw I am running it on the Taboo MKII.

post #205 of 322

This is my finding with Cello, too. My USAF-596 stays! :wink:

post #206 of 322

I'll sell mine for $1200. shoot me a PM. :rolleyes:

post #207 of 322

I'll sell mine for $596 and buy alternatives which sound as good in my systems for $20

post #208 of 322

I don't have to worry about selling one of mine.... I can't :eek: find it! :rolleyes: Lost inside the storage unit.

 

Two to three remain safely tucked away. :wink:

post #209 of 322
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18. Mullard GZ32/CV593/5V4

                Similar to the other rectifiers, this is another Mullard made tube labeled as CV593 and having a brown base. I believe there is a black base version and several variations of this tube out there. Mine was purchased from Upscale Audio since they seem to have a good supply of them and easily available. As soon as I put this tube in, I was surprised at how good it sounded! Personally, this is near the top of the list amongst the other really good sounding tubes. Transparent, tight-bass, beautiful midrange with a sweet tone, euphonic warmth and tube sound without losing any detail or resolution, vocals are amazing! Great extension in all directions and a great soundstage and image with great depth. Decay and timbre are very natural and musicality is very good. Sound overall is similar to the U52 and the other British tubes; amazing! This tube only cost me around 60$ and is readily available online. If your amp is compatible with them, buy them, performs much better than the price suggests!

 

Got the Mullard 5V4G yesterday. Which should be similar to the one above ?

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Two-2-Mullard-5V4G-equivalent-to-52KU-CV729-GZ32-5AQ4-/181305927817?nma=true&si=VBMR35vAV5XSxygcsd0C6PHXXSg%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

 

As DG mentions : " Transparent, tight-bass, beautiful midrange with a sweet tone, euphonic warmth and tube sound without losing any detail or resolution"

& it cost only $ 45 each shipped.  I really like the Sophia but seems so overpriced compared to this.


Edited by punit - 2/12/14 at 12:35pm
post #210 of 322
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Got the Mullard 5V4G yesterday. Which should be similar to the one above ?

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Two-2-Mullard-5V4G-equivalent-to-52KU-CV729-GZ32-5AQ4-/181305927817?nma=true&si=VBMR35vAV5XSxygcsd0C6PHXXSg%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

 

As DG mentions : " Transparent, tight-bass, beautiful midrange with a sweet tone, euphonic warmth and tube sound without losing any detail or resolution"

& it cost only $ 45 each shipped.  I really like the Sophia but seems so overpriced compared to this.

Hi, I'm interested in purchasing this tube for my WA6. I went to the link you posted, which took me to eBay. Is this where you purchased the tube from?

If not, would you please post the link where I can purchase this same tube?

Also I have the S/P 274B, do you? If yes, how would you say they compare? Sorry for all of the questions, thanks.

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