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by karatestu
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Douglas Self
Replies: 9
Views: 436
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Re: Douglas Self

Noted, thanks. All I want to do is to gain a better understanding of how electronics work. Maybe I should approach it from a general perspective and not from an audio one. Then I wont get polluted by the opinion of the arses. It would be nice to play around designing and building my own amplifier ci...
by karatestu
Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Douglas Self
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Great Britain

Re: Douglas Self

Right, off to burn the book :grin:

I would like to know more about audio electronics as I am interested. Don't know how else to do it. Find another book ? Horowitz and Hill.
Definitely dont want to be another arse
by karatestu
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Douglas Self
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Great Britain

Re: Douglas Self

Hi Dave. Yes I agree. I am having to sift through the book and take some of it with a pinch of salt. The art is knowing which bits to ignore. Some is over my head but I find that as my learning develops I understand more and more of it with each read. It is good at explaining the different architect...
by karatestu
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Douglas Self
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Great Britain

Re: Douglas Self

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:22 pm
Just another arse, who has made himself into a famous arse.
I like straight to the point answers. :grin:
by karatestu
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Douglas Self
Replies: 9
Views: 436
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Douglas Self

Recently i have been reading Doug Self's Amplifier design book that i bought off some dude on AT.. Now my head is full of all kinds of shite. Mr self seems to advocate ridding amplifiers of all distortion. Its all about the measurements for this guy. Dont know if i have ever heard any of his work bu...
by karatestu
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: THE AUDIO SHOW
Replies: 32
Views: 2148
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Re: THE AUDIO SHOW

Better lift that mattress and take a shed load of cash to buy some of docs dem gear with 20% off

:happy-bouncymagenta:
by karatestu
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: THE AUDIO SHOW
Replies: 32
Views: 2148
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Re: THE AUDIO SHOW

Hi Simon. Hope you are well. Long time no see.

Stu
by karatestu
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: Who is the worst lying marketing arse.
Replies: 23
Views: 966
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Re: Who is the worst lying marketing arse.

Russ Andrews
by karatestu
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Skills and experience v big bullshiter
Replies: 13
Views: 796
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Re: Skills and experience v big bullshiter

Salesmen are often on a shite basic wage and depend on making their commission to earn what they deem a decent living, so any thought of "honesty" goes straight out of the window when there's a mortgage to pay and the kids "need" a new x-box or ps4 or whatever and the missus wants a weekend in Pari...
by karatestu
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards
Replies: 211
Views: 8908
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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

I like the idea of it floating. One less connection to the outside world and who knows what crap is riding on the 0V mains. Only thing I have connected to mains safety earth now are the electrostatic shields between primary and secondary windings of my transformers. That has given me another idea. C...