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Tube Information.....

Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2005 11:02 am
by !KANT
There are a lot of information out about tube types and purposes. Can be an interesting.....aaaaaaaaaaand, it never hurts to read.


Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2005 6:26 am
by Voodoo Guru
Yea, your right Ozman...
information is power....but

What you really can't find allot of information on, is the actual "Sound" that comes from "rolling" tubes.
They give all the TechnoBabel on the tubes, specs...gain...color....and all that jazz, but most of the time they won't give you any Sonic Characteristics.....what the different tubes sound like in the same application.

We guess because everyones equipment, hearing ,and sonic tastes are so different, no-one wants to commit.
So truly the only way to actually "know" how a different tube will "sound" in your application, is to ultimately roll it and listin.
Out of the limited information that we have found on the internet about this subject, there has only been a few sites (and we mean two) that were even close to being in tune with my ear.

All Hail with Voodooooooooo!!!

Can We hear an Amen?!

Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:44 am
by !KANT

There was only one site I've come across [by accident] where the author actually rolled into several types and gave a detail comparason between them. 8)

Dangerously Close

Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:12 am
by Voodoo Guru
Yea, We found the same one Oz.
The main reason we spent 180 bucks (and that was a HELL of a deal!) on the matched pair of Sylvania 5751 Black Plate Government Gold Label Tubes (with the silver pins...not gold) was the information from that article.
Those tubes were great for music...but for Audio the Commands kicked there ass in the Low End Harmonix department.
The Sylvanias had a haunting resonance in the upper mids and highs that we have never heard from any other tube....and sooooooo smooooooooth....but they just didn't have it in the Low End Harmonix Department.
We played with them in my Tube EQ for awhile to play with adding High End Resonance...just took them out in fact a few months ago and replaced them with the Commands.

Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 1:10 pm
by !KANT
Commands are still a little to rich for my blood [at the moment] but it's good to know they're are available and still in huge demand worldwide, which is an added incentive to acquiring them for this application for improving the VooDoo Sound further..... 8)


Posted: Mon Aug 29, 2005 8:55 pm
by Voodoo Guru
!KANT wrote:Commands are still a little to rich for my blood [at the moment]..... 8)

There is absolutly NO such thing as sounding "to rich".......
Thats like being "Too Paranoid".... there is NO such thing.
You can never be "Too Paranoid"....same thing with the Audio Richness.....silky smoooooothness........and

Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2005 3:30 pm
by !KANT
Nooooooooooo VooDoo Guru #1!!!! I meant rich, as in $$$$ and ¢¢¢¢ :oops: :lol:

Commands rule!!!!--but my TripMic's are workin' well.... :twisted:

And the Quart input brings profoundly substantial improvement...yay!!!!--Greg [VooDoo Guru #2] we're gonna lock you in a labOratory and throw away the Big BrainMan!!!! [ty] 8)


Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2005 4:54 am
by Voodoo Guru
ummmmmmmm.........oh. :?

Well......there We go again...jumpin to answers without conclusions.:wink:
He He he He!!

We're glad the 1/4" input worked for ya.
We figured when you had time to mess with it, you would like it.

Can't wait to do the other 3 Bellari's the same way...but we have to wait for the new Aphex 622.

and wait....

and wait.......

and wait..............

Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2005 2:07 pm
by !KANT
Patience, Mighty One........PATIENCE.... :roll: