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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #15 - 06/09/09 at 17:58:32
 
Thanks Steve!!

Got the glow working!! Will post about the Zkit4&5 soon.

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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #16 - 06/09/09 at 18:52:12
 
I have done the mod and the result is unbelievable! I will be shaking my head for a long time Grin
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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #17 - 06/10/09 at 08:55:41
 
Ho Ho Ho

I'm sending my SE34i (original) to Steve for the mod.

Steve will this work with KT66 tubes?  I know some 34i owners
have been using these tubes in place of the EL34,  Myself I have
not tried them,  I have been using the Ruby BSTR EL34's  &
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Reply #18 - 06/11/09 at 05:44:51
 
Steve,

Some clarification required. I have the 84C

Does  this mod only work with the 6P15P-EV tubes, or will it work with the SV83 and El84 as well on this amp.

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Reply #19 - 06/11/09 at 05:57:52
 
Reading Steve's paper, this mod will only work for SV83 (or 6p15p-EV) and EL34 tubes. In EL84, pin 6 and pin 3 are internally connected so connecting them externally won't do anything to the sound.
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Reply #20 - 06/11/09 at 07:22:42
 
Yes Zoo. Brett just confirmed that to me. I will be trying it today, as I do have some 6P15P-EV around. Too bad for the Mullard EL84's though Sad

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Reply #21 - 06/12/09 at 10:14:59
 
Did the mod, and it is very good. Makes a difference all round. Definitely one of the best mods on the amp.


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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #22 - 06/14/09 at 19:22:20
 
Anyone who has ANY version of the SE84 amps should IMMEDIATELY have this mod done.

The improvement is FAR more than just a tweak.

Now I've just gotta try it on my old ST70, as well  (with an EL34 you'd connect pin 1 and pin 8, if I have it right).

Don't waste a single day if your amp uses the SV83--send it in immediately!!!

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Reply #23 - 06/14/09 at 20:04:56
 
Karl,

  I couldn't agree more, there are no tubes out there, at any cost that are as good as this tweak. I've been using it on the Torri-I for about 3 weeks, and I'm still amazed. I did mine with a switch, so I could have it both ways, the switch was a complete waste of time. This was right after Dennis had done it to Rachel, his integrated, (SE34-I) and Steve wasn't sure it would work, or if I would even like it on the Torri-I. He was so excited about it, which got my curiosity up, I tried it that night. When the switch takes the cap out of the loop, it is almost un-listenable, yet its the same amp as I've always had.

Yes it goes between 1 and 8. for the EL34

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Reply #24 - 06/14/09 at 21:04:21
 
Amazing!

I've been enjoying the heck out of my Torii Mark II which Steve let me know ahs incorporated the mod.  I haven't heard the amp without it but as great as this amp sounds, I'd I'd say "GO FOR IT!"
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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #25 - 06/15/09 at 00:54:23
 
Thx, Zyg, for posting!

Well I've run low on .1's of the same type in my parts bin, so gotta go get a few more for the old ST70. I WISH it was a Torii II I was modding, but that'll just have to wait til my ship comes in, if it ever does Roll Eyes.

Does it make a hoot of a diff if the cap is anything more than of your garden variety generic metallized poly film construction? I think earlier in the thread Steve even said polyester construction (ie mylar) was just fine.

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Reply #26 - 06/15/09 at 02:33:25
 
Karl,

 I wish I had heard the Torri-II with the mod Cry  but I liked the Torri-I had had better, so I guess I can live with it.

 I just used some Jentzen Cross caps in the Taboo this afternoon and they worked just fine.

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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #27 - 06/15/09 at 04:16:37
 
Hey guys, I'm assuming the original SV83 tube applies for the mod (6 & 3 not internally connected).  I love this original Svetlana SV83 (6n15nM).  If the house was burning and the kids and wife are already safe....I'm going in to get my 6n15nM's.    

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Re: The Christmas comes early mod!
Reply #28 - 06/15/09 at 04:37:06
 
Yo, Stone,

Yes, exactly the same with the Svetlana SV83's...

Karl
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Reply #29 - 06/16/09 at 02:53:33
 
hi
can anyone who has done the mod for the sv83 and the el34 please post a diagram as to where the caps go and a brief how to? thanks in advance
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