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by karatestu
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Couple of bits and pieces
Replies: 6
Views: 355
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Re: Couple of bits and pieces

Whats wrong with it ?
by karatestu
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: DIY thoughts of the day
Replies: 57
Views: 3862
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Re: DIY thoughts of the day

Hey Ant. Messing about on the cheap - i like it :guiness; Thats not a bad idea but my naim cd3.5 is already modded to within an inch of its life. I have further work to do in the digital section and i dont have an anologue stage as such anymore. This was a £1050 player when i bought it new in 1997 a...
by karatestu
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Windsor HIFI Show
Replies: 45
Views: 1941
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Re: Windsor HIFI Show

Low pass filter on the output - yuck.

Pwm = pulse wave modulation ? Some dac's output that kind of signal i believe ( dac in marantz cd63 does as i am currently reading a 2000+ page modding thread on diyaudio)
by karatestu
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: Forums and NVA
Replies: 30
Views: 1002
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Re: Forums and NVA

Do you ever ask customers how they got to know about nva ? It would be interesting to know how many found you through forums . Are forums really that influential in the grand scheme of things ? There must be a lot more sound reproduction enthusiasts (cant bring myself to say the word h*fi) who dont ...
by karatestu
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: DIY thoughts of the day
Replies: 57
Views: 3862
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Re: DIY thoughts of the day

Thinking about cdp's, transports and dac's. Keeping it simple (stupid) suggests to me that a cdp is the way to go rather than separate transport and dac. Very short i2s lines between decoder and dac chips, no sockets and cables, no reclocking, no spdif chips and associated bollox. Why have all that ...
by karatestu
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: Forums and NVA
Replies: 30
Views: 1002
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Re: Forums and NVA

Well Doc, thanks for letting me do the nva amp board diy thing. I dont think i would have changed from Avondale otherwise. Would still have had my ap20 in my second system though. Planning on getting the other four channels up and running before spring. As a diy nut the nva amp boards were a perfect...
by karatestu
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: WAF (Wife Acceptance Factor)
Replies: 25
Views: 789
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Re: WAF (Wife Acceptance Factor)

Modern interior design is not for me. Minimalist everything, hardly any soft furnishings, wood floor. Yuck. And will probably sound like my system in my wheat store. Give me an old house any day with solid walls, floors and a bit of character. Fill it with your life and a substantial pair of speaker...
by karatestu
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Run in - Warm up
Replies: 10
Views: 481
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Re: Run in - Warm up

Firebug1 wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:02 pm
karatestu wrote:
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:37 pm
How long will that sausage roll take to warm up that i just put in the oven ?
So, had your sausage a decent burn in proces... :mrgreen:
Yes it had a decent burn in. Left it in too long :lol:
by karatestu
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: General banter
Replies: 60
Views: 4102
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Re: General banter

Is there no escape from rip off ? Make everything yaself. Wouldnt have time to go to work.