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Old 27th June 2010, 03:15 PM   #1
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Old 27th June 2010, 03:22 PM   #2
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Sure why not. It's one of those things where the industry has been using the RCA forever...and its almost by default that it is used. Similar to the XLR. Of course, the XLR has its own unique advantages. Hell, I would prefer no connectors if practical.

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Yea...probably by another Greek!
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An idea,
K.Giannopoulos official site
I would like your comments
I have a much simpler and elegant solution than re-doing all your cable and component connectors for BNCs and hoping the industry adopts them as a new standard.

DON'T SWAP YOUR CABLES OUT WITH THE SYSTEM POWERED UP!

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I have a much simpler and elegant solution than re-doing all your cable and component connectors for BNCs and hoping the industry adopts them as a new standard.

DON'T SWAP YOUR CABLES OUT WITH THE SYSTEM POWERED UP!

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As I said, there is a series of advantages that BNC offers over the RCA, not only the MBB.

I am talking about designing an audio system to achieve the best. Of course one could switch off his equipment but... why do we need to do so when there are better alternatives?
A little bit of thought
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I doubt BNC has sufficient current handling for most speaker connections, but for line level it'd be fine.
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I doubt BNC has sufficient current handling for most speaker connections, but for line level it'd be fine.
Yes that is entirelly correct! I have defined now in the article that it should be good for a low power amplifier.
BTW the tiny SMA connectors, which have thinner internal conductor than BNC, can handle up to 50W of RF power, should this give you a measure of the power handling of a BNC for audio...?
I found in an article that the power handling of a BNC is 80 Watts at 1GHz, if this is the same for audio it is more than enough for most room listenners..
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As I said, there is a series of advantages that BNC offers over the RCA, not only the MBB.

I am talking about designing an audio system to achieve the best. Of course one could switch off his equipment but... why do we need to do so when there are better alternatives?
A little bit of thought
Fair 'nuff.

Though what if one feels that balanced interfaces achieve the best?

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Fair 'nuff.

Though what if one feels that balanced interfaces achieve the best?

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Sure, I am open to this conversation too if you wish to discuss it
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