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by Jallen
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: Question about older C-J D capacitors...
Replies: 19
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Re: Question about older C-J D capacitors...

I have the CJ 18LS, have had the BAT VK42SE, and prefer the 18. The 42 is good, but not as neutral. The 42 was a bit soft and round. Both musical, just preferred the CJ neutrality with a hint of warmth. It bested my Presence Audio, a fantastic preamo, and my Calypso. Jallen
by Jallen
Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: Survey Tubes 6550
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Re: Survey Tubes 6550

Greetings, Agreed on the el34, a very palpable sound and dimensional. I have Quicksilver monos, M135, and run el34s. The bass is tremendous, dynamic, full bodied. Not as tight as a kt 150, 120, and not loose, just full and powerful. I like both of my amp options. Other amp is anEico HF89 variant, st...
by Jallen
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: Survey Tubes 6550
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Re: Survey Tubes 6550

I have used 6550 WC KT88 Sovtek kt88 S hug huang kt88 JJ KT88 EH KT150 Kt120 kt 88 Gold lion Best is the KT150, a 9/10 next EH/KT88:WC6550 Tie. Both very good, but close. 8/10 New EH version, not old. Sovtek great mid/top, loose bass 7/10 Gold Lion 7/10 warm, but not the tightest on bottom, or exten...