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Telefunken E88CC / 6922

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USD $‎199.95
The Telefunken E88CC tube is a highly sought after tube and is incredibly rare. However, we managed to locate a really nice batch of these NOS E88CC tubes. This batch was produced in June 1968 in Ulm, West Germany.

Typical comments on the Telefunken E88CC sound are: excellent detail and accuracy, leaning toward the warmer side of neutral, smooth highs and very well balanced. The construction details of this Telefunken E88CC tube include gold pins, diamond etched bottom, and grey inner shield.

These tubes are fantastic in just about anything. Known to be an ultimate tube in Rode microphones among others, and a great choice for any high-end linestage or phonostage.

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Warranty 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.

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It came time for us to upgrade/replace the tube in our Rode K2. We started researching 6922s and E88CCs. So many to choose from. We figured why not start with the best and work our way from there.
We have had the same stock 6922 that came stock with our K2 for ten years. And for years we had suffered from nasty static/crackling, high noise floor and hissing. We had began to think it was due to the 7-pin cable gone bad. We replaced the cable and much to our disappointment most of the noise had not gone away. In addition we had considered buying a new large diaphragm tube condenser due to the K2's overly hyped top-end and excessive sibilance. But when we compared it to other large diaphragm condensers in our price range ($2000 and bellow) nothing seemed significantly better. So we decided for all these reasons to swap the tube. The night we swapped I have to admit I was extremely skeptical. After letting the mic warm up for a few minutes we started running tests. Right off the bat we notice the noise had completely disappeared! No crackling or static, a perfect signal. Next we set out to test it on vocals. We expected it to be different but whoa! Much more body in the vocal track, the highs seemed much sweeter and all the difficult sibilance was tamed. A vast improvement! We went back and shot out our results with mics that cost 3x and even 4x the cost of the K2 and it blew everything out of the water. Amazing! This is not hype, this tube is the real deal, the best.