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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN AUDIO VALVES GET ICY COLD - HINT CRYO TREATMENT CONTENT
Posted by STEVE MYCIUNKA on
Well, we have all heard about it and it's surprising how much some people have to say on the subject too. Have you ever wondered what happens when you cryo treat valves, well, Telefunken knew all about this and produced a film for 1930's cinema goers to show what happens to the valve . As you can see, a rapid reduction in temperature causes the valve to reach for it's scarf and additionally makes it very grouchy so that when it grabs the electrons that comprise the signal it amplifies, it does so in a very rough and unkind...