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by keepitsimplestupid
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Remote power supplies
Replies: 34
Views: 1446
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Re: Remote power supplies

I found a decent resource on osciloscope techniques hard to fine, ended up asking an old lag how to and went from there.
by keepitsimplestupid
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Remote power supplies
Replies: 34
Views: 1446
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Re: Remote power supplies

Stu I can only give advice based on experience as I'm not that well read on the subject. For the paradise all the heavy lifting in the psu is done in a separate case. This is connected by a four way lead .74mm quad core, carrying only + ' 300mA at 27v. In the phono box is a local shunt reg. Theres a...
by keepitsimplestupid
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Input selector - switching the ground
Replies: 7
Views: 436
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Re: Input selector - switching the ground

Search for the 'g word' by Bruno putzeys for an in depth discussion of ground vs earth as it pertains to audio, especially differential balanced circuits.
by keepitsimplestupid
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Input selector - switching the ground
Replies: 7
Views: 436
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Re: Input selector - switching the ground

Pin 1 on xlr should be chassis bonded at both ends if done to spec. All commoned in all devices with shortest path to clean side of 0v return in psu
by keepitsimplestupid
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: ‘Belts are for holding trousers up’
Replies: 10
Views: 1076
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Re: ‘Belts are for holding trousers up’

My old man has a Beogram RG 1200 he bought in the sixties with an sp1 on it. Lovely cart, big warm sound, god knows how many hours it has on it though, last replaced in the eighties...
by keepitsimplestupid
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Break-in
Replies: 25
Views: 1999
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Re: Break-in

Nice result.
by keepitsimplestupid
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Break-in
Replies: 25
Views: 1999
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Re: Break-in

Did you have 'find my mac' Installed?
by keepitsimplestupid
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Idler power supplies
Replies: 9
Views: 1135
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Re: Idler power supplies

Giving a deck a nice clean feed free of harmonics, dc offset and rfi cant hurt. I've heard Nick's psu make a significant difference at one of Brooks's dog's. That was vs a big ass mains regen unit...
by keepitsimplestupid
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: The Audio Standard Forum.
Replies: 4239
Views: 385360
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Re: The Audio Standard Forum.

Like I've always said, those who can, do. Those who cant, foo.
by keepitsimplestupid
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Flat Earth - what does it mean in Hi-Fi terms?
Replies: 46
Views: 2202
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Re: Flat Earth - what does it mean in Hi-Fi terms?

I think the meaning has been reinvented and shifted numerous time over the years. It's just a catch all term for simply designed uk kit.