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Old 03-24-2021, 12:33 PM
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The Gold Lions are all installed in both my C22 and my MC275VI. I’m breaking them in now.
Congrats, and enjoy! I use a mix of GL and some NOS tubes in my C22/MC275 but the GLs are a superb tube in both units. Since I bought my 22/MC275 several years ago I have had no desire to change anything but the tubes and DAC driving therm. Truly wonderful music-makers.
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Old 03-24-2021, 03:54 PM
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I use stock tubes in my MC275LE running mono from a c500.
The tubes start to sound sweet after about one album (45 minutes). However, if one waits for all the transformers to warm up (about 2 hours) than the sound stage really opens up, the sound becomes more coherent top to bottom and it just sounds more musical. These are not subtle improvements.

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Old 03-24-2021, 11:05 PM
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When I had my MC2301's it took about 30 minutes or so to really get dialed in
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Old 03-31-2021, 11:57 AM
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I said that the Gold Lions are taking a while to warm up, not the stock tubes. The Gold Lions are also brand new and I’m still on the fence as to which tubes sound better, stock or Gold Lions.
+1 on the around 30mins for warmup, also developing the habit of starting up the system and going to to something for a short while...

I also swapped tubes recently to the Gold Lions and I’m feeling in a similar manner. Sound was very good before and continues to be such after the change. Cannot really say it sounds better but it definitely does not sound worst if anything about the same.

Happy that I have new tubes and hopefully won’t have to fuss with that for a good while, plus some spares in case something does happen.
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i have a pair in my office system, great amps. i'm powering pair of PSB Synchrony 1's which sound fantastic. Great club to be in !!
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