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  1. That has to be the dumbest statement about audio...

    That has to be the dumbest statement about audio I have ever read. Seriously, reread what you wrote. What a retarded thing to say. That's sig material right there.

    H9
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    Need Help A 12AX7 is the noval version of the 6SN7 (octal)...

    A 12AX7 is the noval version of the 6SN7 (octal) they are both high gain tubes so I suppose because of this they are more susceptible to going microphonic as a general rule. I have an amp that uses...
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    Need Help No, 6SN7's are octal signal tubes, so the term...

    No, 6SN7's are octal signal tubes, so the term "long plate" doesn't mean what it does for noval signal tubes (12AU7, 12AX7, 12AT7, etc). Octal tubes can have varying plate sizes and structures but...
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    Need Help In a general way it does, but anything over 50 is...

    In a general way it does, but anything over 50 is well beyond what is needed for a conventional music signal.

    Are all those microphonic or is just one the culpret? I love long plate signal tubes,...
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    Need Help You can't hear differences in slew rate unless...

    You can't hear differences in slew rate unless they are very extreme. It's a useless spec that has little to do with evaluating sonics.

    What brand 6SN7's is more what my question was meant?

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    Need Help What tubes? If they are new stock junk, probably...

    What tubes? If they are new stock junk, probably money better invested in better tubes. But as F1 stated they won't hurt anything by using them.

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    For Sale When the 5B is modded it becomes a simply amazing...

    When the 5B is modded it becomes a simply amazing speaker. Hopefully someone can work something out to pick these up. I will probably never part with my modded 5B's. It would be a shame if these...
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    Need Help Is the Y 7 imprinted in the glass? The very...

    Is the Y 7 imprinted in the glass? The very early Philips tubes and some Siemens (before about 1956) had chalky white letter codes painted on the bottom between the pins. Almost all tubes have some...
  9. Thread: netflix

    by heiney9
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    One persons suckage is another persons perfectly...

    One persons suckage is another persons perfectly fine. Netflix might "suck" to you, but I've had the service going on 6 years and both my queues (streaming and DVD) have atleast 75-100 selections in...
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    Need Help What are the codes on the Daystrom? Etched down...

    What are the codes on the Daystrom? Etched down towards the bottom. Looks like small halo getter which makes it after 1961. Colored tip usually indicates low noise, special selection for something...
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    Need Help Not familiar with 347 & 1022 sometime these were...

    Not familiar with 347 & 1022 sometime these were internal stock codes manufacturers put on the tubes before inserting them into the gear. If it's a Philips tube it should have acid etched codes...
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    Need Help Does the Westinghouse have a long arm D shaped...

    Does the Westinghouse have a long arm D shaped getter and the number 337? If so, and based on you description that is a real Westinghouse tube. Westinghouse only manufactured their own tubes for a...
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    The Russians did make a close substitute for the...

    The Russians did make a close substitute for the 6SN7. If they are anything like the close sub for 6SL7's, you aren't missing much. Not a bad tube but pretty boring compared to it's classic...
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    I have had Netflix for 8 years and have never...

    I have had Netflix for 8 years and have never once wanted for more content. For $7.99/month no one should be complaining. You aren't going to get access to everything for that kind of cheap fee.
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    Netflix doesn't just pull things willy nilly. ...

    Netflix doesn't just pull things willy nilly. They have many, many very complex licensing agreements. My bet is because a new "24" is coming soon Netflix was required to pull it from streaming. It...
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    Keep at it. Sometimes our expectations are so...

    Keep at it. Sometimes our expectations are so high and once those expectations are in the rear view mirror things come into focus. Which Op-amps are in the output stage? In the end after...
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    Any updates here? H9

    Any updates here?

    H9
  18. For Sale *Bump a roo* Tubes that were paid for have...

    *Bump a roo*

    Tubes that were paid for have gone out today. I wanted to get them out earlier in the week but I just didn't have time

    Thanks again
  19. For Sale Sorry Tracy he did send the funds. H9

    Sorry Tracy he did send the funds.

    H9
  20. Need Help Phil, a pre-amp is much more than a control unit....

    Phil, a pre-amp is much more than a control unit. You should know that. A pre-amp is necessary in all but rare cases, then the pieces in question are designed very closely in tandem to work...
  21. Thread: Finally....

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    Nice, enjoy. Hope it's all you expect it to be. ...

    Nice, enjoy. Hope it's all you expect it to be.

    H9
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    But Dan, that goes for the gear used to record...

    But Dan, that goes for the gear used to record the CD. So short of having the performer in our listening space and playing acoustically your point is pretty ridiculous.

    So what's your solution?...
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    The Sextet of tubes, are they new/used. Matched...

    The Sextet of tubes, are they new/used. Matched from a dealer? Winged =C= is the manufacturer. Is he willing to break those up? Just a little note, Winged =C= tubes were made in St. Petersburg...
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    "Everything Matters", end of story. No...

    "Everything Matters", end of story.

    No singular component whether it be a full piece of gear or a capacitor or resistor or conductive material is completely neutral. No matter what people say...
  25. I have a nice 60's Orange Globe Amperex made in...

    I have a nice 60's Orange Globe Amperex made in Holland and a really nice early (1954) Westinghouse Black plate w/long arm D getter that might help you out.

    PM me if interested.

    Those are...
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