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Old 11th September 2007, 02:39 PM   #1
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Can I get your opinions and comments on these http://www.psaudio.com/products/criticallink.asp
I mean for cripe pete, now I think I've seen everything.
"starting at $29.95" for a fuse???????
Who is , I don't know what, enough to buy these?
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Old 11th September 2007, 03:06 PM   #2
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There are fools out there who will buy those and many worse stupid hyped up expensive things.
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Old 11th September 2007, 04:32 PM   #3
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They're not just gold plated, they're cryo-treated!
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Old 11th September 2007, 04:35 PM   #4
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They're not just gold plated, they're cryo-treated!

I missed the cryo treatment, couldn't get past the gold plating.
Come on!!!!!!!!
How could you sleep at night? I mean, as a one time joke I could see it, "hey watch this, this guy'll buy anything".
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Old 11th September 2007, 05:07 PM   #5
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Thumbs up on the most economical upgrade I've done in awhile! I am guessing this is going to be a HUGE upgrade for amps and other devices that don't already have AHP fuses.
he's a phool alright.......looking at other audiophool snake oil gadgets out there, I see where he's coming from to say a $30 fuse is economical.

the fuse has OFC copper end caps and OFC copper fuse element. what next? pure silver fuses? oh wait!!! don't copy my idea!!!! I'm going to make and sell pure silver fuses soon!!!

you could get gold plated fuses for car audio for about $1-2 but that is no fun. (and it aint cryo treated)
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Old 11th September 2007, 05:16 PM   #6
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Why bother with that?

buy this, stick it in the freezer over night... a lot cheaper!!!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Audio-fuse-gol...QQcmdZViewItem


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Old 11th September 2007, 05:20 PM   #7
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what next? pure silver fuses? oh wait!!! don't copy my idea!!!! I'm going to make and sell pure silver fuses soon!!!



Toooooo Late !!!!!!!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/HiFi-Tuning-Go...QQcmdZViewItem


Note they have a ceramic body for improved resonance control !!!!! (whatever that may be )



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Old 11th September 2007, 05:34 PM   #8
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Toooooo Late !!!!!!!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/HiFi-Tuning-Go...QQcmdZViewItem


Note they have a ceramic body for improved resonance control !!!!! (whatever that may be )



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darn it.

edit: wait, the ebay ad says:
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Beware of overpriced commercial fuses with nothing more than gold-plated end caps and nice packaging!
how do we know that fuse isn't either.

I'll make mine cryo treated!!!!
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Old 12th September 2007, 10:40 PM   #9
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how do we know that fuse isn't either.

How hard can it be? Build a fuse tester

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Old 12th September 2007, 11:00 PM   #10
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I just found a suitable circuit diagram...I knew it had to be somewhere
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