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Old 25th April 2012, 01:07 AM   #1
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Default Swirling Harmonics, can it be described

The Timbre Post brought up my curiosity. The description of the SEL Winged C, EL-34 tube.

"The mids are smooth and the top end shimmers. Nice swirling harmonic content."
Winged "C" (SED) EL34

The top end shimmers, Swirling harmonics, is there a way to describe these, that a person can grasp?

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Old 25th April 2012, 01:15 AM   #2
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Yeah, it's called distortion.
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I can grasp that
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The description is with reference to how the tube sounds (distorts) when pushed hard in guitar amplifiers. Not a useful description when talking about a hifi amplifier.
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