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sch 7th September 2009 09:49 PM

How good are these?
 
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A need help...altough I'm happy with my Dodd Pre-Amp, I've been offered a pair of these 6922.
They have gold pins, Made in Germany and marked "VIS" as you can see in the pics attached. Price: about US$45 for the pair.
I've been searching and the only VIS reference is about Acoustic Research gear:confused:
Thanks for your help, I'm not an expert, just love the tube sound :)

sch

kevinkr 8th September 2009 02:34 AM

Marked "VSI" which is the name of an outfit in Burbank Ca. that makes professional studio gear. I doubt this tube is one of theirs somehow though.

Wavebourn 8th September 2009 02:39 AM

Looks very familiar...

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/3605/...a1f22bc_XL.jpg

barretter 8th September 2009 07:33 AM

..except that they have gold-plated pins and say "made in Germany" not Russia.

sch 8th September 2009 11:40 AM

Thanks for the posts but I'm still kind in the dark about these tubes, perhaps I'll try them and for sure will let you know my impressions.
:)

Panicos K 8th September 2009 02:53 PM

A nice price for German 6922 with gold plated pins.Probably East German RFT's,can't be bad IMO

barretter 8th September 2009 06:56 PM

I think "suck 'em and see" is probably your best bet. I found a Russian 829B for sale on eBay with the VSI logo printed on it so presumably they were a re-seller/re-brander like Groove Tubes, but they don't seem to exist anymore.


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