Genalex - Gold Lion E88CC / 6922
From Wall Of Sound: "This Russian-made tube comes hard on the heels of the Reflector 6H23p-EB. It sounds surprisingly similar in many ways. Generally speaking, the Genalex sounds a little more up-front than the 6H23p-EB. Compared to the 6H23p-EB, the bass of the Genalex is a bit more tuneful and controlled but very slightly less deep. The midrange is good, with nice guitar twang on the aforementioned Golden Heart. Male vocals are nicely present, but the female vocals in the McLachlan and McKennitt tracks are just a smidge less so, compared to the 6H23p-EB. I can’t fault the Genalex – it’s just that the 6H23p-EB is a little bit more, for lack of a better word, atmospheric. I’m really pleased to see, or should I say hear, a new production tube that sounds really good. It is a little pricey, but at least, or maybe I should say at last, there is current production tube that is good enough to be compared with any tube in the 6922/6DJ8 family, new or NOS. Conclusion: A winner. It’s good to see a new production tube that can give the decent NOS some competition."
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Ratings & Reviews
Cream of the crop of new production tubes
by Brian Lee
Using the matched and balanced triode version in my Lyr 2 from Schiit.
Great bass & treble extension with warm mid range and fantastic imaging and instrument separation.
It has the chops to reproduce the minute details of each instrument present but with the gentle & lush rounding finish.
Sure, it is on the expensive side on the newly produced tube scale but it is worth every penny in my humble opinion.
Swapped over from a stock tube in my vali 2 I received a decent stock tube surprisingly. Swapping over took away a little bass and added clearity to mids and highs some of my highs are a little fatiguing now but I also have bright headphones so it's something to consider when grabbing this tube. Hopefully I come across more tubes to compare it to soon.