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Old 2nd February 2011, 08:11 AM   #331
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This is for me the worst news concernig SBT !

SBT with SBS on W7 sounds better that SBS on Linux
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Old 2nd February 2011, 08:14 AM   #332
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This is for me the worst news concernig SBT !

SBT with SBS on W7 sounds better that SBS on Linux
We need to face that challenge. There wouldn't be any progress without challenges!
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Old 2nd February 2011, 05:45 PM   #333
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Default WLAN back in the game !?

Hi Klaus

How goes it with the WLAN thing?
Have you tried the dobble router?

regards Bjarne
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Old 3rd February 2011, 02:33 PM   #334
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Hi Klaus

How goes it with the WLAN thing?
Have you tried the dobble router?

regards Bjarne
Nope. My priorities have been shifted towards other networking challenges.
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Old 3rd February 2011, 02:38 PM   #335
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Folks.

Good news.

I figured out a workaround for our little big networking problem on Linux based server systems. TBM confirmed last night that the difference between W7
and Linux with the new mod in place is difficult to differentiate.
That's what I figured earlier too.

You'll find the solution soon on the TT Beta-Blog.

Leaves the question what to do with the OSX folks.

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Old 3rd February 2011, 04:03 PM   #336
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Instructions are online for testing.

Have fun.
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Old 4th February 2011, 10:25 PM   #337
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Default WLAN Access Point

Hello,

trying to be helpful with a quick report about the WLAN bridge that Klaus/Soundcheck has alluded to in his blog but did not have time to try as yet.

I am one of those who cannot possibly run an Ethernet line from server to SBT, so I was confined to WLAN. (Which did not, after all, sound bad at all with the Toolbox 2.0 mods applied!). Pretty much all the other mods are in place, including SBooster power supply, a good Oehlbach digital cable and so on.

My experiences:

* Initially, I just hook up a TP Link Access Point (150 MBitS), with a standard power supply and standard Ethernet cable. Sounds horrible. Edgier than just the SBT with WLAN on, noisy highs and all.

* Replace Ethernet cable with one of those higher-quality ones Klaus recommends in his blog (you can get them on Amazon), interrupting the shielding close to the SBT for about 2 inches. Not sure I can hear a difference with this mod alone.

* tt --wlan ... okay, things are clearer now, but the sound is now very edgy indeed

This is all not very encouraging.

Finally, the breakthrough.

I happen to have a defective SBooster which I am just about to return to meet its maker. (Their dealer was most helpful and uncomplicated about this.) This defective device was obviously delivered with a few wrong parts; it outputs 10V instead of 5V, do not ask me why; quite glad I found out in time. Anyway: I have now connected this to power my WLAN Access point. So the Access point is now powered with 10V linear power plus an SBooster filter behind it. (I obviously got the idea from Souncheck's setup and the fancy power scheme for his network switch.)

Know what? All the edge is gone. Sound is relaxed, warm even, with a very believable deep soundstage. Highs are beautifully resolved and not in my face anymore. I cannot compare this to Ethernet for the given reasons, but this is the best sound I ever got out of this box. I will keep experimenting; any hints and recommendations most welcome.

Out of here, have a great weekend,

Thomas

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Setup: SBT --> Oehlbach Digital MkII --> Arcam rDAC --> Pursang Signature RCA --> Krell 300 iL --> Harmonic Technology speaker cable double-run --> NHT 2.9 speakers --> ears
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Old 6th February 2011, 07:01 PM   #338
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Hi,

I would like to use "sox" to make some dsp (100Hz + 3dB) and maybe some kind of "apodizing" filter a la Meridian.

I am running sbs 7.3 on qnap-119 (Linux). I know, that i have to create my own custom-convert.conf. Anybody can post a working custom-convert.conf ?

I have only flacs and i want to decode on the server. Tried some custom-convert.conf from sb forum, but it was not working.
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Old 9th February 2011, 06:27 AM   #339
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Can Toolbox 2.0 be used on Transporter or SB3? Thanks.
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Old 9th February 2011, 01:13 PM   #340
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Can Toolbox 2.0 be used on Transporter or SB3? Thanks.
No.
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