Reflector 6H23p-EB / 6922 (Premium)
From Wall Of Sound: "The 6H23p-EB tube is refined, restrained and nuanced. Starting with the bass, the 6H23p-EB is slightly less forceful, but more controlled and articulate than the Tesla ECC88/JJ E88CC combination. The midrange is nicely detailed. Male and female vocals are more present and detailed as well. The twang of guitar strings in Knopfler’s Golden Heart is more apparent. This increased detail is not at the expense of treble smoothness : it’s nicely detailed, yet doesn’t seem to overemphasize the vocal sibilance of the McLachlan and McKennitt tracks. There is, on occasion, a very slight treble hardness, but this is a minor failing in light of all the things this tube does well. I have about 90 hours on these tubes and it would not surprise me if this would smooth out a bit more by the 200 hour mark. The price is reasonable for the performance offered, and certainly seems like a bargain compared to the high prices and questionable performance of some of other NOS tubes...I wasn’t expecting the 6H23p-EB to be this good."
This premium Russian built NOS 6922 tube replacement is also known by various Russian names, including 6N23n-EB, 6H23N-EB and 6N23. These are the hard to find NOS (new old stock) of premium quality in both sound and construction.
The 6922 / 6DJ8 tube type is equivalent to the European ECC88 / E88CC tube and can be used in any 6922, 6DJ8 or ECC88 circuit.
View 6H23 tube data sheet.
Other Russian tubes 6922 / 6DJ8 Tube Types
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Warranty Information and Return PolicyWarranty Period: 3 months
All our tubes are guaranteed for 3 months from the date of purchase. (Any exceptions will be noted on that tube's Warranty tab)
If you receive a tube that does not perform to the manufacturer's specifications, please do the following:
- contact us to get a return authorization
- return it via regular mail within 90 days from when we shipped it, and we will provide an exchange or refund of the full purchase price of the tube.
Returns not related to warranty or defect will be considered at our discretion, and are subject to a 15% restocking fee.
We can not accept returns that don't have an authorization, are past 3 month, or are returned improperly.
These guidelines may be updated without notice.
Ratings & Reviews
Not that good
I purchased these Reflector tubes to do some rolling over the ElectroHarmonix Gold on a Lite LS69 Balanced Preamp.
They resulted a lot less detailed than the EHG.
It appeared like my Loudspeakers (Apogee Centaurus Ribbon Speakers) had a pillow attached to the front.
I switched back to the EHG and everything worked wonderful again.
I am going to return these tubes and test the Gold Lion or the Jan Philips.
That is the great advantage to buy from Jon, you can return tubes that doesn't perform as you expected and try some other that might do.
Grabbed these for my Schiit stack (Gungnir MB and Mjolnir 2)
After a lot of searching for some affordable and great sounding tubes and reputable sellers. I finally came across these wonderful tubes. Vocals sound a lot clearer than the standard tubes that came with my Mjolnir 2 amp and instruments sound much more lively.
My setup goes like this: Fiio x7II DAP (Through digital coax)>GungnirMB>Mjolnir 2>Beyerdynamic DT 1770 Pro
Tempted to buy another matched pair of these just to have a backup.
Awesome tubes and customer service
by David Ebertt -
I bought four of these Reflector Premium tubes for two Lyr headphone amplifiers on two separate occasions. I am most pleased with the sonic results. One of the tubes was noisy and after a multitude of my totally confusing e-mails, The Tube Store called me on the telephone and told me they were sending two new (NOS) Reflector tubes to me! Customer service cannot get any better than this! I received the new tubes the very next day. Amazing.
The Musical Brain Surgeon of the Tube world
by Jay Mathur -
Orgasmic sound. The first time I heard it, I just slumped backwards and melted into my chair. I can describe this as an incredibly tight tube, with good, tight low end, incredibly detailed mids, and crisp detailed highs that don't sound bright. I think the bass is also extremely accurate - it's not really super bass heavy, but it's got some good thickness to it. As the french would say: "it's got some meat on the bone."
BEST tube for Audible Illusions preamp
Absolutely the BEST tubes for my over 25 year old Audible Illusions Modulus 3A Preamp. I've used MANY tubes in this preamp over the years, and STILL haven't had any better tube for this amp. With every other tube, the sound is WAY too bassy and the mids and highs are veiled and muffled.