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BEL E88CC/6922
01/21/16 at 15:53:28
 
http://www.upscaleaudio.com/bel-e88cc-6922-philips-sq-design/


I'm smitten on NOS!

Trying a pair of these guys out!

Inputs of ZMA
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PS: NOS/Platinum/Ediswan's CV2492/6922 /Inputs = ZMA are breathtaking.............. .

*Also: Cryoset 6H23N-EB's, rotated in and out of Inputs/ZMA*
(Way different internal guts/halo/getter...they are NOT 6N23P-EV's)

NOS/Platinum/Telefunken 6922/E88CC for Input Tube/CSP3 ~ not taken for granted neither......... .

NOS/Platinum/Ediswan's CV2492/6922 /PRE Outputs of CSP3, running  into ZMA Inputs with Ediswan's = revelatory!
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #1 - 01/26/16 at 15:12:35
 
Bringing in a Pair of these guys too.

http://www.upscaleaudio.com/mullard-e188cc-7308/



NOS/Platinum/Ediswan's CV2492/6922 /Inputs = ZMA are breathtaking.............. .

*Also: Cryoset 6H23N-EB's, rotated in and out of Inputs/ZMA*
(Way different internal guts/halo/getter...they are NOT 6N23P-EV's)

NOS/Platinum/Telefunken 6922/E88CC for Input Tube/CSP3 ~ not taken for granted neither......... .

NOS/Platinum/Ediswan's CV2492/6922 /PRE Outputs of CSP3, running  into ZMA Inputs with Ediswan's = revelatory!
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #2 - 01/28/16 at 02:58:28
 
I am using the BEL 6922 in my SuperZen Select.  Great tube IMO.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #3 - 02/03/16 at 23:23:07
 
I bought a pair of '74 6n23p's with the single wire getter and silver shield.  I have seen a couple of reviews on this tube, but the one below got me going.  The '75s are supposed to be better.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/761078/6922-tube-review-17-top-6922-6n23p-e88cc-cca-730...

I tried to find some amperex 7308s at a decent price but had no luck.  I was close on a couple pairs, but let them slip through my hands.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #4 - 02/03/17 at 13:51:29
 
BEL is from my country and was manufactured 200 miles from my doorstep Grin.
Presently using the e88cc, and   ecc82s for my foreplay. The ' s' is rare to find and is supposed to be superior.
Hmm mm. ... pretty high prices for these......I have quite a few, which makes me feel richer Wink

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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #5 - 02/03/17 at 14:38:29
 
I've been told my power is dirty or my system is in a bad room which is why I can't hear the differences between tubes.  Sometimes when I see the price of NOS tubes I am glad I can't hear it.  Whew!!
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #6 - 02/03/17 at 14:49:48
 
You are lucky!!!!
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #7 - 02/03/17 at 14:54:17
 
I'm my short list is a PS Audio P3.  My problems may start after I install that.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #8 - 02/13/17 at 15:19:43
 
https://www.upscaleaudio.com/collections/vacuum-tubes/products/bel-e88cc-6922-ph...

Time to get the Bel's (cool Shreekant). I wanted the Pope's...but Kevin pulled them. Going to get a pair of the Bel's before they are gone forever (NEW NOS Platinum).

Match, like Shreekant said, if you can't hear the difference, you are lucky  :D.

.....I need to make a decision on which Siemen's I want to get too, before they are gone.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #9 - 02/13/17 at 15:39:12
 
Stone, I think I am lucky.
I've tried many, many times and spent $$$ to hear the difference and I can't say it ever happened.  I do hear a difference between tube types that are interchangeable but that's where it ends.

So, now, my main goal is to get a good source, good amp, good speakers, solid interconnects and speaker cables, good power, and treat the room as best I can without it turning into some kind of looney-tunes house.  And, I'm done.  That alone is a task unto itself.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #10 - 03/07/17 at 18:31:15
 
Ahhhh, have my Mullard's for inputs and Telefunken's for inverter's back in.  Oh so good, after not having them in for six weeks......... . Replaced my Ediswan & Tungsram PCC88/7DJ8 combo.

I still need to get the Bel's and pick the Siemen's I want from Kevin.... . But, going to play around with my Schiit Saga for a couple of weeks first.







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ZMA adjusted at 20% to 30-40% max ~ from 0 Gain


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++ ZDSD DAC, kicked to the Curb: Auralic Vega, PS Audio PWT & PWD, PS Audio Direct Stream DAC, Chord Qute, NAD M51 (twice) & Schiit Yggdrasil.


~NOS Platinum Tubes from Upscale Audio/Kevin:

(Great Britain) Mullard 7308/E188CC ~  2 pair (both pair Cryogenic)
(Germany) Telefunken E88CC ~ 1 pair
(US/Great Britain) Ediswan CV2492/6922 ~ 2 pair (one pair Cryogenic)
(Hungary) Tungsram 6922/E88CC ~ 1 pair
(Hungary) Tungsram PCC88/7DJ8 ~ 1 pair.

From Cryoset:
(Russia) 6N23N/P-EB ~ 2 pair

(Russia) 6N23P's ~ 2 pair/came with ZMA.  
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #11 - 03/07/17 at 18:58:41
 
Ahhh, nice to have Mr. Lee's custom in-house Tweeter's (custom x-over changed with Mundorf MCap Supremes) and my Cabling with ZMA, to render the difference's in Tone with extended Treble to die for.

My Ediswan's are great tubes. However, they are not the Tone & Timbre of my Mullard 7308/E188CC Cryogenic with the expensive Telefunken's/worth every penny as/for inverter's.

nough' said.

Day off and basking in the Mull's of ZMA.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #12 - 06/22/17 at 19:23:37
 
The Bel's are still on my radar.

However, I wanted to share this experience.

My Mullard's 7308/E188CC ~ Cryogenic .....which are burned in....I have one in my ARC right now and Ediswan's for inputs of my ZMA.....total heaven! Lowered noise floor, decay to die for and timbre....better bass. NOS Platinum tubes are worth every penny. YMMV, without the Cabling to discern the difference...... . The torture of one week of the eletro-harmonix I had in the ARC Line Stage is over!


Telefunken's are a must for me as inverter's.
https://www.upscaleaudio.com/collections/vacuum-tubes/products/telefunken-e88cc-...
........glad I got them when they were much cheaper for Platinum.

The Mullard(s) I have Platinum Cryo'd (two matched pair).
https://www.upscaleaudio.com/collections/vacuum-tubes/products/mullard-e188cc-73...

Yes, I'm out of the NT-503 business for now.







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ZMA adjusted at 20% to 30-40% max ~ from 0 Gain ~ w/ZDSD
ZMA adjusted at about 80-90%, or 100% gain ~ w/ARC Line Stage ~ volume via Remote Control



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(Transport, ARC Line Stage and ZDSD, Regenerated/*120*~ Multiwave off...ZMA on High Current Output).

++ ZDSD DAC, kicked to the Curb: Auralic Vega, PS Audio PWT & PWD, PS Audio Direct Stream DAC, Chord Qute, NAD M51 (twice) & Schiit Yggdrasil.


~NOS Platinum Tubes from Upscale Audio/Kevin:

(Great Britain) Mullard 7308/E188CC ~  2 pair (both pair Cryogenic)
(Germany) Telefunken E88CC ~ 1 pair (painfully expensive/worth it)
(US/Great Britain) Ediswan CV2492/6922 ~ 2 pair (one pair Cryogenic)
(Hungary) Tungsram 6922/E88CC ~ 1 pair
(Hungary) Tungsram PCC88/7DJ8 ~ 1 pair.

From Cryoset:
(Russia) 6N23N/P-EB ~ 2 pair

(Russia) 6N23P's ~ 2 pair/came with ZMA.    

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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #13 - 06/22/17 at 20:08:28
 
Those Mullard 7308/E188CC are by far my favorite input tubes. I need to order more!
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #14 - 06/22/17 at 20:36:21
 
Yes! I love this particular freakin' Mullard.

When I run my ZMA solo (ZDSD to ZMA).....a pair of these Mull's as inputs are a must.

My Ediswan's shine their best when the Mull' is in front of them. My CSP3 dug it that way and now my Mul' hybrid/FET ARC feeding the Edi's.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #15 - 06/28/17 at 17:00:13
 
All still applies in my Reply #12 (top to bottom/and in System). The NOS Plat' Mull Cryo/ARC Line Stage to Edi's Inputs ZMA.....Stone no touch and just enjoying the Musical Bliss.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #16 - 06/28/17 at 23:11:56
 
+1 on the mullards.  My go to input tube lately.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #17 - 06/30/17 at 03:19:22
 
Stone,
I have a pair of Bels I bought from a Kevin I'd be willing to sell. Pm me if interested.

Rick
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #18 - 06/30/17 at 19:21:40
 
Very tempting Rick. However, I have put myself in quarantine of any and all Audio purchases.

6C33C Decware Mono-blocks in mid 2018....if I can swing it.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #19 - 08/05/17 at 22:17:43
 
My Mullard's rule for me.....then my Ediswans. I have to say that my Tungsram 7DJ8's NOS Platinum are no BS either. Texture and space.

I love the ZMA's ability, ran direct from ZDSD....one can differentiate input tubes.

For me in order:

Mull's E188CC/7308
Edi's 6922/CV2492
Tung 7DJ8/PCC88
Tung 6922/E88CC
Russian 6N23N/P-EB

I use Telefunken NOS Plat' E88CC/6922's for constant inverter's.

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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #20 - 09/01/17 at 19:58:07
 
~ Steve should probably move this thread to the Replacement tube area....as he did the Ediswan thread.~

Once again (update), I love the ZMA's ability, ran direct from ZDSD....one can differentiate input tubes.

For me in order:

Mull's E188CC/7308  ~ brings the warmth and all that Mullard can do.
Not hype, or cliche'.....the love I have for these.

Tungsram 7DJ8/PCC88 ~ not about warmth/superb in what they do and how they do it.....not going to superlative all about them...do your homework...I think you will dig them-like I do.

Ediswan 6922/CV2492 ~ bring the warmth again...but different than the Mulls in not so subtle ways.

Tungsram 6922/E88CC ~ nice slam! .....very detailed but not overly so.

Reflector 6N23N/P-EB ~ I need to get these in and up to 100 hours of Listening....unless they were to sell/my listing.

I use Telefunken NOS Plat' E88CC/6922's for stalwart constant inverter's.
I got them for $150. each and should last 10,000 hours. Kev's, really jacking the price on these....as they get gobbled up!
https://www.upscaleaudio.com/collections/vacuum-tubes/products/telefunken-e88cc-...

Stalwart constants are also: NOS RCA 0A3's & matched quad/new production Tung-Sol KT66's.

All tubes are NOS Platinum matched pairs/measured and labeled as such on tube boxes. ....from Upscale Audio.
Except: The Reflector's, are from Cryoset and I have an matched quad in my possession.

....I'm now eying, some of the best Mazda, Siemens & Amperex money can buy.....before they go the way of the Dodo Bird.

Christmas presents to myself....as we go into the frozen abyss for the long winter, here in the Northland.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #21 - 10/29/17 at 18:07:07
 
I'm still on the fence about the Bel's. However, I'm considering a pair of:
https://www.upscaleaudio.com/collections/preamp-tubes/products/siemens-a-frame-e...
.....hear how they compare to my Tungsrams (6922 & 7DJ8 pairs) as inputs in my ZMA...driven into by my LS2 with my Mullard in it.


The transparency and definition density of my ARC LS-2B MkII, with a single Mullard in her class A Hybrid/FET......driving through my ZMA.....
Cool part is....I have five Amps:

LS-2B/Mullard 7308/E188CC (Cryo'd) to Tungsram PCC88/7DJ8 ...inputs ZMA
LS-2B/Mullard 7308/E188CC (   "   ) to Tungsram 6922/E88CC ...inputs ZMA

ZMA direct from ZDSD with Ediswan (Cryo'd) CV2492/6922 ....as inputs
ZMA direct from ZDSD with  Mullard (Cryo'd) 7308/E188CC ....as inputs
ZMA direct from ZDSD with Russian 6N23N/P-EB ....as inputs

......constant inverter/ZMA, is.....Telefunken /6922/E88CC ~ 1 pair (painfully expensive/worth it)
......all input tubes and inverter's.....NOS Platinum
......RCA NOS 0A3's
......new production Tung-Sol KT66's (replaced on average/22 months)
......input and inverter 6922 tube variants....good for 7500 to 10,000 hours...worth every penny!

PS-do not get the Matsushita National PCC88/7DJ8 = not good in ZMA/Decware. Now, the Tungsram PCC88/7DJ8....incredible pair of tubes. .....and what my single Mullard from the LS-2B, puts forth to the Tung' 7DJ8 or Tung' 6922....matches made in heaven, when running my ARC to ZMA. ZMA alone, thrives on my Mull's and Edi's alone as inputs...Not driven into by my LS-2B. .....you can say I've found my tube combinations for my five ZMA's with one (ZMA)!

and....yes, the Russian Reflector tubes I do rotate in too.

.....Vikings won in London! Now, time for a five hour session in the Listening Room.....the LS-2B.....and ZMA are all warmed up!
......I get to have a beer....the ticker and stent are holding tough!

......tubes in of choice...at least for the next 3 to 4 weeks: Mullard/Cryo in LS-2B and Tungsram 6922's for inputs/ZMA...the rest/constants/as mentioned above.
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Re: BEL E88CC/6922
Reply #22 - 10/29/17 at 21:15:48
 
I said it before and I'm saying again: "Thanks Steve for the Zen Mystery Amplifier".....I have never been this close to Pat Metheny Group - (Live) - The Road To You..........absolutely beautiful and complete.

Thank you.

......see folks, it's not just about the audiophile well recorded stuff (I have all that too-Daa)...it is about the pretty damn well recorded stuff made better with the least coloration....that has been my task....and I've succeeded. From The Black Crowes -The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion....like you have never heard it before in its entirety ....to PMG - TRTYou.....as mentioned...that is the hat trick my friends........... .

Thanks again Steve.
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Sony as Transport
Illuminati D-60
Audio Alchemy DTI-Pro
Audio Magic Mystic Reference I2S
Audio Alchemy DDE 3.0
Kimber Select 1030
Zen Select #76
Kimber Select 3033
Polk Audio LS-90
Tri-config/TipToes & Vibropods underneath Speakers
360 degree Rm Treats
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