Siemens CCa vs Amperex PW 6922|
Audio Note 300B amp with Dodd battery preamp and ASR Exclusive. Has anyone had both at the same time and have some insight on which one would work with
Tube Characterization: 6DJ8, 6922, 7308, CCa, etc
Does anyone agree with me that there should be detailed descriptions of the sonic characteristics of each of the popular versions of each of the above tubes.
Need help C J monoblock LP 140M with Siemens CCa
I am new to the tubes world and this is the first time ever I have tubes power amp in my audio gear. I have been used 3 different sets of NOS/NIB
Siemens CCa vs Amperex 6922 D getter
I have a Audio Note P3 Silver with a Dodd battery pre amp. The Dodd calls for a 6922. The Amperex WL GP PQ D getter in comparison to the CCa in my set
Difference between Siemens CCa & 7308
Any significant differences between Siemens CCa and 7308 tubes of the same era? I know the CCa is highly regarded, hard to find and expensive. Seems the
Tele CCa Vs, Siemens CCa
I have the Siemens early 60's CCa and would like to know the sound characteristics of the Tele CCa in compairison to the Siemens CCa. Is the Tele
Problems with Siemens CCa 6922 tubes
I have used three different sets of Siemens CCa tubes in my amplifier, and all have started to fizzle, crackle and/or pop within a few weeks. Just curious if
Leads on mid 1960's Siemens NOS CCa 6922 tubes
I read that the Siemans CCa 6922 tubes are THE tubes to have in my DK amp. I've poked around the web and have found some but at some steep-to-insane prices. ($
Siemens CCa: Gray and Silver riser differences
Has anyone heard both the silver and grey riser CCas. I understand that the only difference is the grey electrostatic coating on the earlier (mid 60s and
Siemens E188CC / Cca Date Coding
Can anyone tell me how to translate the date codes on Siemens E188CC and Cca tubes? I want to shop for a good pair from the early 60's but I'm not sure of how
Preamp Deal of the Century
get yourself a pair of WE 417a and TFK cca then you can sit back, relax and enjoy the music! Happy listening to all Supratek owners! Steven
Lightspeed Attenuator Best Preamp Ever
I still want to roll some 1960 Siemen cca or e88cc and Paul is making me more goodies. Odds of a stock market correction is better but is tough to fight
Audio Horizons TP 2 0 Preamplifier
cause I just popped in some NOS Siemens Cca tubes and it needs some further play time now to break in more. I can say that this preamp, in conjunction with the
Cars What does the typical audiophile drive
A Ford Focus Kona Edition modified for SCCA racing. can nab 1.0 on the skidpan and goes 0-60 in under 6.5 seconds seconds. Oh yeah.....28mpg.......all for about
Zu Druid & Definition Roundup
The Audion amps use a 6dj8/6922/CCa family tube in the INPUT position. The DRIVER tube is the small-glass, midget-muscle, very robust 5687. The
Stand out phono stages
ntastic" if you have a large Columbia/Decca collection of vinyl,amongst other labels."They" have this LP wealth,so are very interested.One of them heard the demo,
Supratek Tubes and Tube Swappin' for Everybody
Phono = Mullard M8080 and Tele 6922 CCa Linestage - RCA VT231 Gray Glass I can also recommend the ff. with gusto for the linestage tubes 1.
You can't have too many apostrophe's
th'e subject' her'e but is the Siemen's CCa *D* getter better? than the O getter!
tube upgrade for first sound
Try the Siemens CCa Gold Pin 7308 (as mentioned above) along with the Sovtek 0A2 as the other tube. Have them both Cryo'd, or purchase
Trying to extract more from my Vandersteen
h a pair of Siemens E188CC's, 7308's or CCa's. If you shop for the CCa's: be certain they are from the 60's(grey plate below getter support), as the later
Nuforce V3 mod
u use in your AH? - I am running 1960's cca's. Do you also listen to digital source and like the Nuforce with it as well?
Manly Steelhead any downside
5687 black plate/d getters and Siemen's CCa's. For the folks that prefer a warmer, tube like sound, go for some Amperex 6922's and some GE 5 Star 5687's. Want
Anyone heard of DK design group
s ($50 Upscale Audio each) have ordered CCa, tubes brought unit into easy "Class A" territory, added Analysis Plus power cord which was more than a
Schroeder arms: order of merit
ear from me another day!!BTW-My Siemens CCa gamble,acquired for my phono section(3 rediculously low noisers,that replaced the wonderful Ediswans)turned out to be
Which Integrated got you off the merry go round
roll tubes! I stopped with the Siemens CCA's late sixties vintage. Superb and reasonable!
What to upgrade from Bluenote Koala 3500 ish
ent). Tubes are a matched pair of "CCa Siemes Halske 6922 1960 Gray plates". Has Trichord's clock 4 and a Never Connected Power Supply. Main power
NOS tubes for Sonic Frontiers Line 1
old. I bought a matched pair of Siemens CCa gold pin tubes from the 60s. The sound, different from the Amperex PQs. The CCas are warmer, I think smoother, Still
How make my Ayre system "warmer"
6922 white label tubes and Siemens CCa, ECC88, E88CC and E188CC. To my ears, these tubes sound more alike than not. The Siemens have the least coloration,
Second failure of new amplifier
ly(IE: 6DJ8/6922/6H23/7308/E88cc/E188cc/CCa) it should not void the warranty. Burn-in time has absolutely nothing to do with an amps affinity for blowing tubes.
What do defective phono tubes sound like
the phono tubes in use(very NOS Siemens CCa's,with low hours)can be the culprit. This is making me pull my hair out,and I have little already. Any thoughts
Tube Characterization: 6DJ8, 6922, 7308 Part II
Characterization: 6DJ8, 6922, 7308, CCa, etc This above thread was dense with information regarding tube selection, classification and characterization but
Siemens Halske versus Siemens Rohre
Best small signal tube for a preamp
If you haven't heard the Siemens CCa from the '60s(grey plate under getter support),: you haven't heard all the music. The entry price is steep(I had to
Upscale audio advice
OS Telefunkens and Siemens(E88CC/E188CC/CCa)ie: (http://www.tubedepot.com/nos-7308-siemens.html) will provide a more neutral(less warm than those you asked about)
Which is REALLY the best Conrad Johnson Preamp
ling EH 6922 Seimens ECC 88s Seimens CCa, this is an incredible preamp in terms of texture with absolutely no grain, silly smooth highs, tight bass and an
DRT XV1s Vs Orpheus Vs Shelter Harmony Vs 47 Labs
w noise,especially for NOS)Siemens 6922 CCa's will suit the bill,in my phonostage-:) I've tried around eight different 6dj8 families,and "these"
Not a ground loop hum
culprit. There is a pair of Siemens CCa (6922 type) with Pearl tube coolers installed in the pre, and the tube in the cdp is a Telefunken CCa with a tube
Is the moscode 600 a great amplifier
ubes with either Siemens E188CC/7308 or CCa, and the sound will be transformed greatly. Then there's the upgrade path as well: (http://moscode.home.att.net/
Telefunken E188CC Sound
ditions you have conducted with Siemens CCa and Telefunken E188CC or Telefunken E88CC in your system. Otherwise, which 6DJ8/6922 have you found to be
Which Lamm should I add to the flock
Amperex Pinched Waist 6922 and Seimens CCa. For some reason, I was not impressed with the Telefunken CCa. Power cords also make a significant improvement.
Bi amping B&W 703's
tal source is a BAT VK-D5(6 NOS Siemens CCa's). Analog- a Denon DP-75(custom plinth)/Magnepan Unitrac I/Denon 103D. I'm bi-amping a pair of modded Maggies and
Recommendation for vacuum tube CD player
e SE) and stuff it with six NOS Siemens CCa's(pre '68) or E188CC/7308's. You WON'T be gambling on chinese crapsmanship, and WILL be able to bathe in the sounds
Have You Heard the Northstar CD Combo
ses 4 6922 tubes and I am using Seimans cca's for this. Speakers are Von Schweikert VR4 SR's which are plenty sensitive for me to hear differences in tubes and IC'
TUBES 6922 pinched waist
only 2 tubes in my pre they are seimens CCa type.They sound great. With only 2 I can play with different tubes.I just tried some Amperex 6dj8 Bugle Boys white
If you were a tube preamplifier manufacturer
ube family (e.g. Amperex 7308s, Siemens CCa's, etc.), as mentioned in our forum on audiocircle. The tube rolling is a big part of the fun for many of our
Conrad Johnson Premier 140 6922 tube swapping
than the 6922's. I thought the Siemens CCa was the best sounding 6922 variant but the Tungsram mentioned above is also good, as well as some Ediswans I bought at
tube pre suggestion
amp, if you have a nice pair of Siemens CCa tubes, put them in locations one and three. The preamp is also sensitive to power cords so experiments will be
Suggestions for CD player 2 3k used
ther player), and find some NOS Siemens CCa's from the 60's for it. It also puts out over 2V at the balanced outs, which will drive most amps w/o a pre. I used
Tube rolling 6922 tubes looking for transparency
riced Siemens tube that has much of the CCa qualities without the price premium, I'd consider either the ECC88 or E88CC.
Dodd Preamp Question
I now have NOS Mullards and Siemens CCa (the best of ALL 6922 variants according to many in the know). I'll try both and report back. With the
digital eq/room correction trade offs
e stuffed with six pre '68, NOS Siemens CCa's(wonderful, lifelike reproduction). It's digital out is a BNC connector. I've not tried the BNC to my TacT for lack
CAT Ultimate/Tube rolling
unken 6DJ8, Telefunken 6922, Telefunken cca, Telefunken 7308, Sovtek 6922, Amperex 6922, Siemens 6922, Telefunken 12AX7, EI 12AX7 and Tungsram 12AX7. I would
Looking for a tube DAC
up on the Hermes II. I've got Siemens CCA's in mine and it sounds great.
Tube Rolling In Audio Research Phono Preamp
oNer: The Siemens E188CC's, 7308's and CCa's(grey plate beneath the getter support, from the 60's- the Holy Grail) are VERY dynamic and extended top(without any
Why Purchase used tubes
Siemens CCa, early 60s grey plates. $300-$400/pair. As with the Amperex 6922 Pinch Waists, be sure you get a return
Tube rolling my preamp with 6922EH
Of course: The some of the best 6922s(CCa, E188CC, 7308, E88CC by Telefunken, Siemens, Amperex, Valvo) DO have gold pins, but they(the gold pins)won't make any
What 6922's tubes are you using in your lamm s
Best Speaker for Loud Rock w/ tubes
hanged all the input drivers to seimens cca and the sound is amazing, especially with the von gaylord pre. i think that the selahs might work out i just wish
Balanced Tube Preamps for Nuforce Ref 9SE V3
an Audio Horizons pre with Siemans 60's CCa tubes with Nuforce V3SE and like it very much. It is balanced in and out and I think new goes for about 4K fully
Dk Design VS 1 mkII what tubes are you using
ubes. I bought a matched pair of Siemes CCA (the early 60's version) for $300/pr and a pair of the Mullard CV2492 for $160/pr from PartsConnexion.com. This is
upgrade tube for SF line 2
I do some research and find siemens CCa is a of the best. however, it is hard to find and the price is high. Some body told me I can just change the two tubes
Tube rolling ARC amps & Steelhead
the Steelhead with NOS (1960's) Siemens CCa's?
Tubes and microphonics
on I was using them in were the Siemens CCa's.
Siemens Halske 6922
erances built to last 10,000 hours) and CCa (select high-tolerance 6922). As has been said many times, the CCa is the best of the bunch. Expansive sound.
My tube amp sounds darker now
I have never heard Siemen CCA tubes descibed as dark sounding, therefore, I would borrow some interconnects to try out before purchasing. Which
What 6922 tube will improve bass definition
nce and for all with a Seimens or Valvo CCa. Telefunken CCa are great but not the last word in bass definition. The various NOS European/Brit e88cc, ecc88s are a
Audio Research LS 7 LS7 upgrades suggestions
The easiest path is to install some NOS CCa's or, at least 7308/E188CC tubes. Depending on your taste in presentation, you might try Siemens/Telefunken(very
Best 6922 tubes for BAT VK300x
The "best" are the Siemens CCa's. Their E188CC/7308's are no slouches either. Of course- Telefunkens are way up there on the list also. We're
Electro Harmonix tube opinions
el and gold pin), JJ, late 60's Siemens cca, some Chinese tube, Siemens 7308 in my DK VS-1 integrated amp. The original Chinese tube was similar to sound of
Best 6922 tubes for DAC
hat are most pleasing to me are Siemens CCa.
My New Manely Steelhead
on for my ears is Tung Sol 5687/Siemens CCa. YMMV Dealer
My "ah ha" moment with NOS tubes
Another great tube is early 60s Siemens CCa.
How's the Synergy between Lamm1 2ref and AR REF5
my phono stage(of then)and the Amperex CCa's reigned supreme,by a big margin.I tested numerous alternative mfgrs.All the usual suspects. Most were fine,
Audio Research ls 15/16 Tube rolling
ot; on a set of ULTRA LOW NOISE Siemens CCa's(early 60's).These are going in this weekend.I do hope I like them "alot" better than the Ediswans,or I'll
Difference between Amperex 6922 pinched waist tube
tubes. I just picked up some Siemens CCa tubes and really am impressed but figure I may as well see what else is in their league. Thanks for any advice as I
Focal Micro Utopia + REL or 1028be II
up: Peachtree Audio Nova (+ Siemens CCA tube @ pre) - Going to change when I'll have a decent budget, I know its worth like the SMU stands of my new Focal's :
MP3 vs Hi Res
e a totally modded out Lyr with Siemens CCA grey-plate tubes and I can hear the difference in .wav and 160kbps MP3. I am using HE-400 headphones. The
Anyone heard or purchesed the new EAT tubes
before). I currently use Telefunken Cca's in my line stage and love them but they are impossible to find anymore. Since these EAT tubes are as much as the
I would recommend the Siemen CCA's in your VK 30. They are among the best in the 6 volt 9 pin family. I have not had a good experience using the 6dj8's
6922 Recommendation for my BAT VK 3iX Preamp
I run Siemens CCA grey plates in my BAT VK300x. SWEET !!! A NOS pair will set you back about $200.
dk design vs 1 information needed
y recommended I upgraded to the Siemens CCA tube and the sound imrpoved to a level that is simply jaw dropping. With the Siemens CCA tube the sound is just
SLI 80 which 6SN7
ut harshness. best inputs were siemens cca, fwiw.
Best tubes for Sonic Frontiers 80
pleasant combination for me was Siemens CCa as 6922's and Svetlana 6550 winged C. My second 6922's favorate are the Amperex 'orange globe' and my second choice
Melody Pure Black 101 Line Preamp
by the Klimo’s 6922/7044/e88cc/CCa small glass forwardness. The Klimo is a punchy preamp having a sonic signature that leans into you with solid bass, top
Audio Research REF2 MK 1 Vs MK 2
any experience with either Telefunken CCA or Amperex 7308 PQ with REF MK1? Thanks in advance!
DK Design Group VS 1 what powercord/ic are using
know about powercords too. I have some cca tubes on the way but am having success with nos amperex orange globe gold pin 6922. I look forward to your comments
any recommendations for a rich 6922 tube
E88CC Valvo red print,Telefunken CCa,or have equipment modded or checked to take RCA cleartop 6CG7(some times interchangeable with 6DJ8).
weak left signal Melos SHA gold any quick/good fix
i hope i haven't burnt the the siemens CCa's I have in there this quickly. I would love to locate a former melos employee and have been in touch with audio
Bad Tube in an Audible Illusion M3A
nd in the line stage I use 60's Siemans CCA's. I've had them in there over 2 years now and they still sound amazing. Am I the only one who's had luck with this
Tube rolling Herron VTSP1A preamp
blow $400 or so on a quad of Siemens CCa? Or should I heed the manufacturer and stay stock. Rest of gear is Tube Tech cd, Rega P3, Camelot phono, KR Audio
Cal Alpha upgrade
. for sure .put in some N.O.S Seiens cca tubes or TELE88cc and you are in your glory.
ANYONE heard the old 1957 ge 6550,s
cellent amps and GE's with some Siemens CCa's? Enjoy your music!
Favorite 6922 for ARC preamps
ut I have also found the Siemens E88CC, Cca, late 50's, early 60's to be the most synergistic and musical sounding in my preamp. If you go with Siemens, try to
Tubes for Sonic Frontiers Line 1
2 or 7308 tubes. Also Siemens early 60s CCa. Here is some reading material, a target=_blank href=http://www.audioasylum.com/scripts/d.pl?audio/faq/joes-
Best tubes for phono stage
penny!We have tried low noise TELE cca(TOO thin sounding),a few crappy Chinese &Russian types,Very good 7308 Amperex U.S.(non PQ)My friend settled on BRITISH
EAR Acute v Plinius CD101
ly waiting on delivery of 1960s Seimens CCa. IMO: A very, very lovely sounding CDP! Sorry, I have not heard the Plinius.
Zanden 5000mkIII dac tube recomendations
ora Hermes II, which I ran with Siemens CCa's. I love the Siemens' tubes and was wondering if I could swap one for the National 7308? I'm a little worried
Tube Preamp for McCormack DNA 0 5
o 6922 tubes and I've subbed in Siemens CCa's, amongst other NOS tubes, for the stock Soviet 6922 which greatly improved performance.
Cary SLP98 phono
happy with the sound (esp with my S-H cca's) but as I get older, I'm thinking I might cope better with a less complicated system. I wrote Cary and the cost to
Any replacement tubes for Sonic Frontier Line 3
have changed all the tubes with Siemen CCa E88cc matched pair gold pins in the first pair and Siemen ECF82 for 6GH8A and then 4 pairs of Siemen E88cc (gold pins)