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    Re: Spock system (the importance of fine tuning)

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    This is some of what I use. I cut corian into 1.5" squares. I dimple the top and put a soft bead in the center. The bead material matters a lot. I use Drusey. Lava is similar. My preamps...
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    Re: Spock system (the importance of fine tuning)

    I don't get video. What does it mean on my phone. You also posted 3 video that are basically black. I can't see anything. Were you trying to show the sound change between 3 different materials....
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    Re: The ideal speaker?

    Don't the atc have direct coupled amp to driver with internal power and electronic crossover
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    Re: The ideal speaker?

    I went Pure Audio Project Trio 10 voxativ and 15 horn. The open baffle is much different than any ported or sealed box. I like it. I appreciate my friends boxed speakers, but prefer mine.
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  5. Sticky: Poll: Re: What type of amps do you use? Tube? Solid State? Both? Hybrid?

    Is there really a difference between 8 and 50 watts at moderate listening levels. Especially when comparing tube amp to tube amp. Especially on an efficient speaker. My gut, no science involved...
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    Re: The ideal speaker?

    I tried DSP one time DEQX Premate. Nope.
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    Re: Burn In or What

    I got some milk duds and mike and ikes. Why do I like poking the hornet nest.

    I just found it funny I'm liking my amps more and more over time. As I forget what the others do better, I like...
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    Burn In or What

    I got an amp back from repair. This amp has thousands of hours of use on it. The repairs were mostly changing the way it was internally grounded. While the amp was out of my system for 3+ weeks, I...
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    Measuring True to the Source via DSD

    I was reading TAS Issue 306. Analog Focus - SME Model 12A by Paul Seydor. On page 49 Paul says "short of mastertapes, there is no way one can with absolute certainty pronounce one component truer...
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    Re: Measuring AC Power Line Noise

    The more myself and some friends play with power, the more we are finding proper grounding, proper lacing in panels, proper distribution have a massive impact on noise. Even how many circuits you...
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    Farmer Brad. Can you grow tubes or transistors on your land.
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    Good job. I wish you did the afci to qo as stand alone. Im curious if people hear a difference
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    New drop down add is annoying

    Need I say more.
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    I have found this to not be true. Most electricians only ground at the main disconnect with the large green screw through the neutral buss to the can. That means the only connection the ground has...
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    I just bought a 10 pack of Hubbell HBL5362. You want a couple. Not looking to make money, just cover my costs. I only need 2.

    let us know on the breaker change.
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    Lisa, what were you trying to fix.

    Brad, no idea. My guess is the intelligent current sensing technology may use a doughnut type current transformer wrapped around the hot, neutral and ground. ...
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    Re: New Luxman M900u/C900u Review

    So, who has a Luxman amp. I'm stil wanting a ss amp. I just like the sound of tubes. There is something to them. They seem to sing with non electronic instruments and voices. Wondering if luxman...
  18. Re: Am I Being Censored on Another Audio Forum Site?

    Darn it. I don't get the joke. I think that irritates me the most over this whole thread.
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    I was reading through the Jensen link from Speedskater. Joe Pitman a long time ago told me to twist the hot and neutral and leave the ground strait. I have been doing this in my made cables and...
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    Re: Electrical Foundation Revisit

    "I Believe" because I have never done true blind test or critical listening test before and after grounding. I have not connected and disconnected grounds during playback to test how audible a good...
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    Just a couple weeks ago I was training one of my "Journeymen" on how to feel the torque. What he really needed to learn was how to properly handle a socket and wrench. There is a way to hold the...
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    I would say both camps of thought are correct here.

    I use Hubbell HBL5362 for affordably priced audiophile receptacles. I just tried putting my Fluke True RMS meter across the grounds, neutral...
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    Re: Electrical Foundation Revisit

    I have seen failed CB burned out as such in the field. I hate aluminum wire. Even after torquing it can loosen over time. Especially under heat and load. I always re-torque the mains on any...
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    Re: Electrical Foundation Revisit

    I don't agree. Your correct on its main purpose. But I believe a poor ground can be heard. I believe you will see voltage swings if its not installed. Not installed is the same to me as old and...
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    Re: Difference in Duplex Receptacles

    I torque my mains and meter sockets. We torque and draw a line across every torqued lug on commercial jobs.

    I dont torque my small circuit breakers any more. I have landed enough branch circuits...
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