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  • amey01's Avatar
    Today, 12:20 PM
    amey01 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Distortion is not the only parameter which affects performance. Herein lies the problem with measurement - sure you may be able to measure every...
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  • RCHeliGuy's Avatar
    Today, 11:16 AM
    I know a LOT of people with decent Home theater systems. I've learned not to worry about what other people enjoy as hobbies. I was a hard core...
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Today, 10:58 AM
    Thankfully, audio electronic performance is essentially perfect these days. Much would have to go wrong for it not to be. Speakers will always be...
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    Indeed. Excellent performing audio has never been cheaper. It's a shame that so few new listeners are hopping on board and taking advantage of said...
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  • rpokuls's Avatar
    Today, 10:38 AM
    rpokuls replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Yeah, agree. I should have been more precise. In theory two amplifiers with identical transfer functions if presented with identical input signals...
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  • RCHeliGuy's Avatar
    Today, 10:36 AM
    Part of what has happened since the 80's when I first started to get into audio is that the source quality has improved dramatically and some costs...
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Today, 10:13 AM
    Reliance of objective reviewing is a quick way for a magazine to go bankrupt. Consider this. An audio reviewer is ultimately faced with answering...
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Today, 10:04 AM
    While we cannot measure music as a concept, we can directly measure the performance of audio electronics, via electrical voltages, and do so to below...
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  • twich54's Avatar
    Today, 09:51 AM
    twich54 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Bernard is correct, Stereophile (John Atkinson) does a full bench measurement on gear tested.
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  • rpokuls's Avatar
    Today, 09:28 AM
    rpokuls replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    I would say that it is getting harder to do audio comparisons anyway. When I bought my original system in 1989, I lived in Montreal, QC. At that...
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  • rpokuls's Avatar
    Today, 09:10 AM
    rpokuls replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Bernard, "Australian Hi-fi" is the only magazine that I've seen that does a mix of numbers and listening. Nice clear graphs, nice mix of music...
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  • Bernard's Avatar
    Today, 08:46 AM
    Bernard replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Your second sentence proves conclusively that you are NOT full of crap! :) Forget the equipment and enjoy the music! Does Stereophile not still...
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  • rpokuls's Avatar
    Today, 07:31 AM
    rpokuls replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    I hear you! I bought my first system in 1989 . I sort of dropped out of the audio world for 25 years or so and have recently re-entered with my...
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  • stuwee's Avatar
    Today, 04:47 AM
    stuwee replied to a thread The DON / redux in Off-Topic
    . I agree with that, it made me switch sides. Agree with that as well sir Gordon, however, you never saw the backlash of violence from...
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  • Bernard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:03 PM
    Bernard replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Adam, that post was tongue-in-cheek....in a sense. But, you get my drift.
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  • amey01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:00 PM
    amey01 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    I see what you getting at. But while it might be a nice fairy-tale that there is no difference between a SL3 and a CLX, I think you knew full well...
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  • Bernard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:24 PM
    Bernard replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Adam, you forgot one condition. Allow me to explain: When I visited Roberto, I really did not want to hear any difference between his CLX and my...
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  • RCHeliGuy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:09 PM
    Yes! Yes! Yes!!!!! That!
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  • RCHeliGuy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:08 PM
    OMG! Thank you everyone who is talking based on reality! I had given up hope that is was possible to have a reality based conversation about a...
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:47 PM
    Many, if not most, people who test gear subjectively have more than 1 variable in place which makes the test useless. This is the #1 reason why we...
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  • twich54's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:32 PM
    twich54 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Wow ...........I assume you're not pulling my leg ? For if you are serious then please do some reading ......... ...
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  • amey01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:28 PM
    amey01 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Agree fully Bernard. All good points. But the points made by "rpokuls" are also eminently relevant. More than any reality, I think the following...
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  • amey01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:27 PM
    amey01 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Agree fully Bernard. All good points. But the points made by "rpokuls" are also eminently relevant. More than any reality, I think the following...
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  • Gordon Gray's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 AM
    Dave, I don't know what that is. What I do know is I purchased four Shunyata Research PC's over a six month period of time and from a sonic...
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:48 AM
    Sorry, I could have been clearer. It's an elementary test (that those who test do).
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  • twich54's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:38 AM
    twich54 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    I tend to agree ............ Gordon, I'm curious .........do you not believe in the power psychoacoustics ?
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  • Gordon Gray's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:20 AM
    Sure. Whatever you say. But I guess I'm a un-elementary type. :cool:
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  • Pneumonic's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:35 AM
    ABX testing isn't needed when gross differences are in place. It's where differences are subtle (like in the audiophile hobby) that we should...
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  • twich54's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:48 AM
    twich54 replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    LOL Bernard, they put me to sleep ............both !!
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  • Bernard's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:04 AM
    Bernard replied to a thread Upgrade of AC Power Cables in Analog
    Gordon, I went back before you submitted your post and deleted the political comment, to not hijack the cable discussion. Funny, but I keep...
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