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OCT 2017 Newsletter.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people affected by the
Hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and US Virgin
Islands, the horrible massacre in Las Vegas and the catastrophe still unfolding with the North Bay Fires. This has been a season of disasters.

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Before you start rolling, recommend using socket savers (end of the page) to save your expensive gear. Loose sockets can also cause noise and static issues.
SLIM BASE Tubes will fit regular sockets as well as sockets with collars and cans.

NEW ARRIVALS - RARE 1960s Amperex Philips E188CC SQ, E80CC SQ and VALVO Hamburg E81CC Gold Pins SPECIAL QUALITY

We had been looking for these specific SQ Special Quality Select tubes for a while and got lucky with this small stash with an ex- Telecom Engineer who used to work with French Equipment.

Brand Spanking New, MINT NOS NIB 1970 Amperex/Philips E188CC 7308 SQ - Special Quality Gold Pin Tubes - ADZAM Label. These are more desirable than the American made Amperex 7308 tubes. Rated for 10,000 hours. All tubes have Etched Date and Batch Code from
Amperex Philips 7308 E188CC SQ - Matched Pairs MINT NOS NIB 1970 SQ-Special Quality Heerlen HOLLAND Gold pin tubes - ADZAM Label - Same Date/Batch - These select Special Quality SQ Holland made E188CC/7308 are some of the finest by Amperex/Philips and one of our reference tubes other than Mullard CV4109 (NOTE: Mullard CV4109 currently out of stock for Matched Pairs. Small number of CV4109 tubes expected in the future but the price will be higher than before.)

Matched Pair = $400.00. ITEM 1312.


Brand Spanking New, M. Pair MINT NOS NIB 1968 Amperex/Philips E188CC 7308 SQ - Special Quality Gold Pin Tubes - ADZAM Label. These are more desirable than the American made Amperex 7308 tubes. Rated for 10,000 hours. Same Etched Date and Batch Code

Amperex Philips 7308 E188CC SQ - Matched Pair MINT NOS NIB 1968 SQ-Special Quality Heerlen HOLLAND Gold pin tubes - ADZAM Label - Same Date/Batch - These select Special Quality SQ Holland made E188CC/7308 are some of the finest by Amperex/Philips and one of our reference tubes other than Mullard CV4109 (NOTE: Mullard CV4109 currently out of stock for Matched Pairs. Small number of CV4109 tubes expected in the future but the price will be higher than before.)
Matched Pair = $400.00. ITEM 1313
Brand Spanking New, MINT NOS NIB 1967 VALVO Hamburg SQ QUALITY E81CC 6201 12AT7WA Gold Pin tubes with ADZAM Label. These are premium version of ECC81/12AT7 Type tubes. Valvo Hamburg production date codes of DF6 D7I2 or D7I3. Made in West Germany.

Valvo 1967 E81CC 6201 12AT7WA Gold Pin ADZAM SQ SPECIAL QUALITY Label - Hamburg Germany - (Singles/M. Pairs) - NOTE: Valvo Hamburg made E81CC 6201 is one of our TOP 3 ECC81/12AT7 types. Other 2 are Siemens E81CC 3-Mica 1960s and Brimar CV4033. Harmburg plant made tubes are rather obscure and some of the very best from W. European tube makers. We had been looking for these for a while and got lucky with this small lot.
Single Tube = $75.00. ITEM 1317
Brand Spanking New in Box, 1970 Amperex/Philips E80CC 6085 SQ SPECIAL QUALITY SELECT Gold Pin tubes with ADZAM Label and Box. SAME Heerlen Holland Production Date Codes VB9 40C5. 4xxx (4=delta or left triangle for Heerlen Plant). One of the most musical a

Amperex Philips E80CC 6085 SQ - 1970 Special Quality MINT NOS NIB Gold Pins Heerlen Holland ADZAM Label - Same Date Batch (Singles/M. Pairs) - Our Reference tube for E80CC 6085 types.
Single Tube = $120.00. ITEM 1315

Brand Spanking New in Box, 1967 Amperex/Philips E80CC 6085 SQ SPECIAL QUALITY SELECT Gold Pin tubes with ADZAM Label and Box. SAME Heerlen Holland Production Date Codes VB9 40C5. 4xxx (4=delta or left triangle for Heerlen Plant). One of the most musical a

Amperex Philips E80CC 6085 SQ - 1967 Special Quality MINT NOS NIB Gold Pins Heerlen Holland ADZAM Label - Same Date Batch (Singles/M. Pairs) - Our Reference tube for E80CC 6085 types.
Single Tube = $120.00. ITEM 1316

Save your expensive amps/gear from sonic and electrical problems. Use Novib Octal or Novib Noval adapters and save yourself costly visit to the repairman later. Sockets in your expensive gear can become loose with repeated insertions and expensive to replace. Loose sockets can be a source of variety of sonic and electrical problems.
(NOT MADE IN CHINA)

This Plug & Play, OCTAL-NOVIB Socket Saver© with 1960s NOS GE USA Bottom Plug Part and NOS CINCH USA Top Socket Part and Vibration Reduction Base is a perfect solution.

IS
NOVIB-OCTAL-GE-CINCH AN UPGRADE OR BETTER than the NOVIB-OCTAL GE-OMRON JAPAN version? - NO both are similar in quality. Just another flavor with Cinch USA top Versus OMRON Japan.

LIMITED EDITION - Since we could find only limited number of brand new NOS socket and plug components, this is a limited edition run of about 500 pcs. No more after this.

Sockets in your expensive gear can become loose with repeated insertions and expensive to replace. Loose sockets can be a source of variety of sonic and electrical problems. This Plug & Play, OCTAL-NOVIB Socket Saver© with 1960s NOS GE USA Bottom Plug Part and NOS CINCH USA Top Socket Part and Vibration Reduction Base is a perfect solution.

Top plug and bottom socket parts are Brand New NOS for snug fit, unlike cheap Chinese bases with thinner pins and flimsy sockets. Engineered in-house and precision manufactured for us with high quality materials overseas.
*all damping methods based on increased mass have limitations. It may or may not be very effective in your application.

Compatibility List:
Universal OCTAL socket saver for all tubes with OCTAL bases like EL34, 6550, KT88, GZ34, 6SN7/6SL7, 6V6, 6L6, 5881, GZ32, 5Y3, 5V4 ETC. ETC.


This Plug & Play, 9-pin B9A NOVAL NOVIB Socket Saver© with 1960s British McMurdo Phenolic Socket and Vibration Reduction Base is a perfect solution.

Top part is Brand New 1960s British Made McMurdo Phenolic socket. Anti-vibration Base* includes silicone to reduce microphonics. Tube pins are exact size of a typical NOS Philips tube for snug fit, unlike cheap Chinese bases with thinner pins that wobble in the sockets. Engineered in-house and precision manufactured for us with high quality materials overseas.

Permanent 10% Discount Club - Many of our repeat customers are already getting this discount. Once your cumulative purchases cross $2500, your account is upgraded for permanent 10% discount for all future purchases. If you want to find out your current cumulative balance, feel free to email us.