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John Curl's Blowtorch preamplifier part II
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Old 18th April 2012, 02:02 AM   #22341
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And in my experience, no topological change can substitute for a quality parts change.
'Can' is possibility, its not an aspect of anyone's experience. So if you are speaking of experience purely you will say

In my experience, no topological change has substituted for a quality parts change.

@Wavebourn - about optimization of efforts. In Chinese philosophy that's 'wu wei' - more with less
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'Can' is possibility, its not an aspect of anyone's experience. So if you are speaking of experience purely you will say

In my experience, no topological change has substituted for a quality parts change.

@Wavebourn - about optimization of efforts. In Chinese philosophy that's 'wu wei' - more with less

the next line qualified and punctuated the 'remark'. which was:

"The injection of false signal/noise..simply cannot be overcome. This is entirely obvious, it is self evident."

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Old 18th April 2012, 02:15 AM   #22343
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@Wavebourn - about optimization of efforts. In Chinese philosophy that's 'wu wei' - more with less
RIght. And it is sad that Chinese manufacturers sometimes optimize connectors for "better look", instead of "better work"
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Those guys have lost touch with their traditional values, bought into the crack cocaine that's fiat currency... But their idiocy is the competitive advantage I need for my business
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I have drawn blood with them, BTW the expensive SS "non-magnetic" tweezers we use in fab stick quite well.
That's why I prefer components with non magnetic leads, because otherwise clip offs will attach themselves to all nominaly non-magnetic tools.

What I wonder is, and I hope someone can fill me in on this one, what difference would it make in an electronic circuit? Faraday's law of induction produces the same result for all conductors, magnetic or otherwise. So, what is the mechanism that could cause magnetic components to sound worse than non-magnetics?

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Old 18th April 2012, 12:59 PM   #22350
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What is the theory behind this "non magnetic leads or connectors" stuff ?
Is it possible to describe the degradation of sound quality,
magnetic leads are supposed to have ?
How would a static magnetic field have any influence on a conductor ?
Are recordings made with non magnetic connectors ? (Never heard of such, BTW)
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