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Old 24th January 2013, 05:39 PM   #33471
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Old 24th January 2013, 05:44 PM   #33472
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Isn't there supposed to an "L" some where in Duke's last name?
Nope. His ancestry is Hawaiian.
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Old 24th January 2013, 06:05 PM   #33473
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Nope. His ancestry is Hawaiian.
Oh, okay. I thought it was a mistype of Duke Aguilar, an engineer I know.
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Old 24th January 2013, 06:06 PM   #33474
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I came to realize that we could REPLACE steel with aluminum and get better sonic results. ...and we got great improvements.
"Great" ?
So, you pretend that replacing steel with aluminum in any electronic device give an improvement that everybody can hear in blind test ?
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Old 24th January 2013, 06:07 PM   #33475
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Nope, just me.
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Old 24th January 2013, 06:12 PM   #33476
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Oh, okay. I thought it was a mistype of Duke Aguilar, an engineer I know.
The only engineer you are likely to know is Duke Aguiar. Don't worry, he's used to the error.

Viz., this guy: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/duke-aguiar/2/320/5a9

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Old 24th January 2013, 06:22 PM   #33477
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Nope, just me.
John, my experience is the same than Nelson's one: Moving-away wires, printed boards, and even transfo 1 or 2 centimeters away from steel boxes surfaces usually solve the problem. No mystery.
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Old 24th January 2013, 06:36 PM   #33478
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The threshold of thd is about 2-3cm for steel. This was measured and reported on by researchers in Japan a looooong time ago. Thx-RNMarsh
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Old 24th January 2013, 06:39 PM   #33479
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The only engineer you are likely to know is Duke Aguiar. Don't worry, he's used to the error.

Viz., this guy: Duke Aguiar | LinkedIn
That's him! Gotta' get my head straight!
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That's him! Gotta' get my head straight!
As I say, he's used to it. I had it wrong for an age myself.
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