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by karatestu
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Soggy sonics
Replies: 8
Views: 439
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Soggy sonics

Sat at the farm this afternoon and it is literally pussing it down.

Could be my imagination but my sound system seems to sound better when its raining :shifty: I am waiting for the first person to come along and say its all :Bllocks:
by karatestu
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: WAF (Wife Acceptance Factor)
Replies: 30
Views: 1313
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Re: WAF (Wife Acceptance Factor)

Wife has not seen my beautiful isobaric bass cubes and little cuboids sat on top. :pray: She will get to see the final build though. :guiness; My wife loves music as much as me and values a good emotional experience from it. I don't really put my foot down about anything but I will when it comes to ...
by karatestu
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: DIY thoughts of the day
Replies: 60
Views: 4543
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Re: DIY thoughts of the day

No going back to output stage on the cdp now. Need to try some 1uf paper in oil coupling caps on the output. Shame the dac chip has 2.5V dc on it's output otherwise I wouldn't have a single coupling cap in the system :cry: I got rid of two psu's when I ditched the active output stage but it seems th...
by karatestu
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: The New Wigwam
Replies: 2047
Views: 180182
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Re: The New Wigwam

Speakers designed without measurements ?

Must be nuts ay ? :grin:

There are some who have done it and are very happy with what their ears tell them. :guiness;
by karatestu
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Cubes diy
Replies: 17
Views: 1330
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Re: Cubes diy

Resistor is to reduce the tweeters output relative to the other driver. Only needed if you think the tweeter is too loud.
by karatestu
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Do phono plugs *really* sound different?
Replies: 13
Views: 789
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Re: Do phono plugs *really* sound different?

Best phono plugs are the invisible ones :grin:
by karatestu
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Cubes diy
Replies: 17
Views: 1330
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Re: Cubes diy

Well done. :dance:

If it pleases YOU then that is all that matters. So, you have made them semi omni ? And what type of cap did you buy for the tweeter ? And have you had to put a padding resistor on the tweeter ?

Stu
by karatestu
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: HiFi Foo Fight
Replies: 263
Views: 26163
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Re: HiFi Foo Fight

HFS Member Deconstructs House To Match His HiFi! http://hififoofight.org/2018/10/17/hfs-member-deconstructs-house-to-match-his-hifi/ :lol: Nice one Paul. Wondered when you would get around to this. The guys on pfm love my rustic system. But I have made it clear that I cant build one for them as it ...
by karatestu
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 3081
Views: 296211
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Re: Your last listen

But its the morning ....
by karatestu
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Gardeners world
Replies: 7
Views: 641
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Re: Gardeners world

It is I, Leclerc wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:08 am
That makes me want to garden with a flamethrower and a machete, which is more gardening than I do now.
Flamethrower would be fun :grin: