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In Reply to: 6922 to 6SL7 posted by Rikkitik on September 14, 2020 at 08:42:28:
There was a recent thread on UK site HiFi Wigwam where a guy put a lot of money into boutique 6SN7s plus adapters and 6N30 tubes for a piece of equipment designed for 6N6P tubes. He hadn't even tried the 6N6P tubes that came with it. He'd just read somewhere that 6SN7 tubes were "better" so should sound better in his equipment. Of course they didn't. In the end he put the 6N6P tubes in and surprise, surprise, they sounded the best.
It may well be the case that you can "design" a better sound. But do it the right way - teach yourself tube technology and then design the circuit correctly. If you don't understand the circuit how can you modify it? Plenty of tube tutorials and books available. Something to do over the winter if you love tubes.
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Topic - 6922 to 6SL7 - Rikkitik 08:42:28 09/14/20 (16)
- RE: 6922 to 6SL7 - immatthewj 21:43:16 09/17/20 (5)
- RE: 6922 to 6SL7 - Rikkitik 15:07:28 09/18/20 (4)
- RE: 6922 to 6SL7 - Sondek 14:12:51 09/17/20 (0)
- The problem is the mu - Ralph 12:35:39 09/15/20 (1)
- RE: The problem is the mu - mraudio 20:34:15 09/15/20 (0)
- Tube adapters are no substitute for design. - andy evans 15:20:29 09/14/20 (3)
- RE: Tube adapters are no substitute for design. - Rikkitik 10:47:12 09/15/20 (2)
- RE: 6922 to 6SL7 - Eli Duttman 12:26:10 09/14/20 (2)