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    Need Help In the industrial and military areas, good...

    In the industrial and military areas, good engineering practice dictates that stranded wire not be solder-tinned when used with screw-head connectors. The main reason is that with time and...
  2. Some toroidal power transformer's are sensitive...

    Some toroidal power transformer's are sensitive to high line voltage.

    The DC won't make it very far on the power line. It's your house or a nearby neighbor's. But there are some exceptions.
  3. Need Help Audiophiles say all kinds of things. At only 2...

    Audiophiles say all kinds of things.

    At only 2 metres long, it hardly matters. Although 18AWG is rather small. Better to use good banana-plugs than make a poor connection. The thickness of the...
  4. If the hum is intermittent, you might be able to...

    If the hum is intermittent, you might be able to find it's cause. It's better to fix the problem at it's source rather than use a patch. Do you have a little 'Kill-a-Watt' meter? As it might be line...
  5. Not that short SPDIF digital cables are any big...

    Not that short SPDIF digital cables are any big deal, but those are the opposite of what a good digital cable should look like!
  6. Thread: RCA cables

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    Need Help RCA interconnect cables can serve several...

    RCA interconnect cables can serve several different purposes:
    a] Mono analog audio. (1 cable)
    b] Stereo analog audio Left & Right (Red & White)(2 cables)
    c] Composite video with audio (Yellow...
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    FYI For other readers, notice in the very first...

    For other readers, notice in the very first photo, a square in a square symbol right next to the 120V 60Hz 330W label? That means the unit was designed to the Class II Appliance Safety Code. With...
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    But the electrical wavelength in the speaker...

    But the electrical wavelength in the speaker cable for bass notes is thousands of miles. In fact at 7.8 Hz the wavelength is one lap around the Earth. Does that 7.8 Hz number sound familiar to...
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    Poll: Was the "The Audiophile's Wife" the best of the...

    Was the "The Audiophile's Wife" the best of the best, or the worst of the worst?

    Her first blog:

    http://www.theaudiophileswife.com/2011/08/its-not-that-heavy.html
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    Motor winding tape might be good. But finding...

    Motor winding tape might be good. But finding motor winding tape could be a challenge.
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    A little Kill-a-Watt meter would add a lot of...

    A little Kill-a-Watt meter would add a lot of information to the situation.
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    Spider at an NE Ohio Nature Center

    Spider at an NE Ohio Nature Center
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    We were at Lake Dillon the week before Easter but...

    We were at Lake Dillon the week before Easter but everything was still white.
  14. Need Help While you can split one output to two inputs, you...

    While you can split one output to two inputs, you cannot passively combine two outputs into one input.
    See:

    Why Not Wye?
    Dennis Bohn, Rane Corporation
    RaneNote 109 written 1991; last revised...
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    A CATV splitter is optimized for the very high...

    A CATV splitter is optimized for the very high frequencies of cable TV stations. SPDIF is in a very low frequency digital band.
    I would just try a audio "Y" splitter and keep the cables short.
    ...
  16. Need Help Everything matters, but in this case we are...

    Everything matters, but in this case we are looking for a significant audible difference in an interconnect cable. So I would direct the search elsewhere.

    Like, most MM phono cartridges are some...
  17. Thread: DIY Cables

    by Speedskater
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    Do they have to be good looking?

    Do they have to be good looking?
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    Maybe knitting needles. Boye Single Point...

    Maybe knitting needles.

    Boye Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles

    Lots of sizes at Walmart.
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    First: It's Gold plating on base Copper that has...

    First: It's Gold plating on base Copper that has problems. There is an intermediate plating step. If they don't do it correctly, they will have the same problem that computer memory chip connectors...
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    Need Help The trick will be to find a technician who...

    The trick will be to find a technician who remembers how to correctly align one.
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    While all transmission systems are analog in a...

    While all transmission systems are analog in a sense.

    The "signal" may be "analog or "digital".
  22. If your room has good AC power or your amplifier...

    If your room has good AC power or your amplifier has a well designed power supply, then you won't hear a difference.
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    Way back in 1973 we had an old Lightning, did...

    Way back in 1973 we had an old Lightning, did most of the Ohio regattas. But we needed a big person as 3rd crew, and finding such a person who would show up when promised was a challenge.
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    But you missed the drag racing! To say nothing...

    But you missed the drag racing!

    To say nothing of the golf, hockey and now tennis.

    Also think that there was surf boarding some other motor sports and last and least basketball.

    What kind...
  25. Still it was a huge project. To take ten maybe...

    Still it was a huge project. To take ten maybe twenty years of posts & papers and put them all together is way more work than I would care to do.
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