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Can a double blind test really be double blind?

Posted 27th December 2016 at 12:48 PM by jan.didden
Updated 27th December 2016 at 12:51 PM by jan.didden

This blog is not about audio. Or at least not in the sense of a design or equipment discussion. It's about how we as humans tick, and possible (probable?) implications for how we form opinions and views about what we hear, about a particular design or sound.

My long-standing interest in this area was recently triggered again by a couple of posts from Mark4w, and a book he recommended (Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman). At about the time I received the book I also fell into a scientific discussion on the TV about the process our brain goes through to form an opinion and serve that up to our conscience as 'this is how it is'.

I thought back about all the discussions I've had on diyaudio about sighted versus blind listening. Without opening up Pandora's box yet again, in a nutshell: The brain uses every input it can get its hand on to form an opinion. So when you listen to, say, a new amp, the brain not only uses the sound coming in through your ears,...
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How to Spell Checking Posts - Firefox

Posted 27th December 2016 at 04:12 AM by SyncTronX
Updated 31st December 2016 at 05:26 AM by SyncTronX

How to set up the spell checker.

Surprise!

Spell check is NOT in the DIYAudio software,
it is part of your browser.

Set up is simple. Follow these
general steps:

On the menu bar select and hold tools:
Click the image to open in full size.


Then, drag down and selection Options:
Click the image to open in full size.






Then from the tool options scroll down and select Advanced:
Click the image to open in full size.



Then at the bottom click on the check box, to
put a check in it:

Click the image to open in full size.


Close the window, restart your browser, that is it.
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Project Unity Board Layout

Posted 27th December 2016 at 01:33 AM by rjm (RJM Audio Blog)
Updated 27th December 2016 at 11:11 PM by rjm

Two boards, each board configurable for line and headphone variants. Powered by nominal +12 V -12 V split regulated supply, though 9-15 V rails can be used without modification.
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