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1x Siemens E188CC =7308 Silver Shields Orig. Box - Munich 1969 G4 9D - NOS NIB

1x Siemens E188CC =7308 Silver Shields Orig. Box - Munich 1969 G4 9D - NOS NIB

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Soundlumia's Opinion

Stronger than time! This is the classic beauty in sound, admired by audiophiles for more than 50 years and will still be our top choice in the next 50 years. The legendary Siemens tone is considered the "reference sound" for serious classical listeners who need to upgrade the sound quality at phono stage. 

The airy and transparent sound produced by these vintage Siemens tubes has been unrivaled even to this day. The magically extended yet never tizzy highs, coupled with the slightly focused upper mid-range, deliver a clear presentation of the entire frequency spectrum, completed by the precise and deep controlled bass. And the most defining sound characteristic of Siemens E188CC tubes is their ability to retrieve the deepest levels of detail in sound, and these hidden sonic layers can go a long way to revealing the subtle ambient clues that help complete building a truly 3D holographic presentation. While as quiet and analytical as the best Telefunken E188CC tubes, Siemens E88CC's produce a warmer, smoother and more musical sound. To see how they compare to each other, please also see Soundlumia's exclusive Telefunken E188CC listings.

Professional Tube Testing

This set was tested and certified by RoeTest V11 Professional Tube Testing System with the following result: 

Tube 1:

Measured transconductance(GM): 12.18/13.43 mA/V  - 97%/107% (100% = 12.50 mA/V)
Measured plate current(IA): 16.259/18.059 mA  - 96%/106% (100% = 17 mA)

NO shorts, leakage or gas. NO noise or microphonics.

Curve trace is also included in the original RoeTest report.

Appearance & Cosmetic condition

Silkscreen: 95% - 100% (Pristine)
G4 9D (G = E188CC, 9 = 1969 or Rev. 9, D = April)

Original Siemens E188CC/7308 tube box.
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