tube testers

Not sure where to post your Carver topic... Try here.
Post Reply
angelod307
SILVER-7 TUBE AMP
Posts: 2651
Joined: Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:56 pm
Location: manning, sc

tube testers

Post by angelod307 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:17 pm

so with all these tubes i am starting to collect, i think it is time for a tester. what kind should i keep an eye out for? what should i avoid? anyone want to sell me one or even better give me one...haha....thanks guys and gals....
CarverFest: I just go for the arts and crafts

User avatar
Snoop65
SILVER-7 TUBE AMP
Posts: 2668
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:04 pm
Location: A galaxy far far away

Re: tube testers

Post by Snoop65 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:37 pm

I got my eye on this one. I have heard good things about it.
http://www.maximatcher.com/
This one is more popular
http://www.amplitrex.com/index.html
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+Cayin CDT-17a =WOW!!!!!!

User avatar
DaveS
The OverLord of CarverAudio.com
Posts: 1369
Joined: Wed Oct 08, 2003 1:47 am
Location: Sunshine-Empire State
Contact:

Re: tube testers

Post by DaveS » Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:36 pm

Look on eBay there are a lot of them there and you can get a good old one for about $35 that will test just about anything you will run into. Make sure it comes with a owners manual and a TUBE CHART.
The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests”.
- Patrick Henry

User avatar
Snoop65
SILVER-7 TUBE AMP
Posts: 2668
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:04 pm
Location: A galaxy far far away

Re: tube testers

Post by Snoop65 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:54 pm

DaveS wrote:Look on eBay there are a lot of them there and you can get a good old one for about $35 that will test just about anything you will run into. Make sure it comes with a owners manual and a TUBE CHART.
So true but make sure they have been calibrated and tested.
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+Cayin CDT-17a =WOW!!!!!!

User avatar
Chauss
(pair of) SILVER-7t's
Posts: 2180
Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:35 pm
Location: In my own little world.....

Re: tube testers

Post by Chauss » Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:28 pm

Here ya go Angelo- plenty of others on eBay too.... $35 dollars would be a great deal on any working unit thaty covers a full range of tubes---

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sencore-TC109-M ... 679wt_1271
Image
Good sound—like good music, good wine and good fellowship—is meant to be shared.
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits" Albert Einstein

angelod307
SILVER-7 TUBE AMP
Posts: 2651
Joined: Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:56 pm
Location: manning, sc

Re: tube testers

Post by angelod307 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:33 pm

Chauss wrote:Here ya go Angelo- plenty of others on eBay too.... $35 dollars would be a great deal on any working unit thaty covers a full range of tubes---

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sencore-TC109-M ... 679wt_1271

your my new hero now.....snipe is coming.....
CarverFest: I just go for the arts and crafts

User avatar
helicopterpilotdoug
(pair of) SILVER-7t's
Posts: 2200
Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:04 pm
Location: Austin TX
Contact:

Re: tube testers

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:50 am

angelod307 wrote:
Chauss wrote:Here ya go Angelo- plenty of others on eBay too.... $35 dollars would be a great deal on any working unit thaty covers a full range of tubes---

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sencore-TC109-M ... 679wt_1271

your my new hero now.....snipe is coming.....
Looks like a good one. Good luck!
Sunfire: Theater Grand IV, Cinema Grand Signature.
Carver: TFM-45, PST-24 Cassette, Extra Carver Gear: CT-6, C-11 (S/N 00001).
Polk Audio: Mains SRS 2.1TL, Center CSiA6, Surrounds FXiA6 and FXiA4, Sub DSW MicroPro 1000, Extra Speakers SDA 2A, SDA 2Btl, Monitor 10A.
Turntable: Dual CS 714Q
Bluray/SACD: Oppo BDP 83SE
CD: Sony 330 300 Disk changer

http://www.douglasconnection.com

Post Reply

Return to “Misc. Discussions”