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by keepitsimplestupid
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: AoS
Replies: 17578
Views: 998937
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Re: AoS

Very few forums get the ad balance right, it requires considered design work and a firm belief that content is king. The more adverts appear on a forum and the more intrusive they become the less I post. I barely use the |Wam at all these days, i might check in once a week- tops. The AOS will end up...
by keepitsimplestupid
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Balanced v Unbalanced
Replies: 13
Views: 880
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Re: Balanced v Unbalanced

I think the issue comes from the common use of 'Balanced' in the industry when what they mean is 'differential' .
by keepitsimplestupid
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Balanced v Unbalanced
Replies: 13
Views: 880
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Re: Balanced v Unbalanced

Doc why not try explaining to us luddites why the Krell circuit doesn't count as balanced, instead of just waving your hands and shouting.
by keepitsimplestupid
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: FYI
Replies: 11
Views: 783
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Re: FYI

If they're having a go at you it means you're winning.
by keepitsimplestupid
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: Chinese Naim amp
Replies: 9
Views: 638
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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Agreed, I wasn't expecting anyone to buy it. I have posted it as an example of how mad we have become. Extreme yes, but both are ludicrous extremes. Indeed, when there's so many good diy projects and local manufacturers it seems crazy to sponsor international copyright theft or line the pockets of ...
by keepitsimplestupid
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: Chinese Naim amp
Replies: 9
Views: 638
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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Mmm, slave wage Chinese hifi, i'll pass.
by keepitsimplestupid
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Balanced v Unbalanced
Replies: 13
Views: 880
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Re: Balanced v Unbalanced

AIUI balanced headphone amps aren't, they're bridged. If using long cable runs then the common mode rejection from a balanced interface can be beneficial. but how many of us run 5m interconnects, not me. My own power amps are balanced throughout and also very, very low noise. There's no more compone...
by keepitsimplestupid
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: An Exercise in Daftness.
Replies: 6
Views: 358
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Re: An Exercise in Daftness.

Lovely looking bit of stupidity, 1% efficiency. What's not to love about that.
by keepitsimplestupid
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Run in - Warm up
Replies: 10
Views: 483
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Re: Run in - Warm up

My phonostage takes about 10 minutes to hit its stride, my amps and dac considerably less.
by keepitsimplestupid
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Last Live Listen
Replies: 165
Views: 30239
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Re: Last Live Listen

GoGo Penguin, 3 piece Jazz trio from Manchester, at the Leadmill Sheffield on Tuesday Night. And John Grant at the Sheffield Octagon last friday with Richard Hawley as a late walk on guest.