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Old 16th November 2002, 03:21 PM   #21
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dhaen said:
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we are both a kind of stupid children
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Hey, is that a kind of Nordic backhanded compliment?
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Of course!
It is a Nordic Backhand!
And of the same kind that Björn Borg, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg used
when they defeated Connors, Becker, McEnroe and the rest of the bunch.
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Old 16th November 2002, 06:29 PM   #22
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Default To all, and especially Halojoy

My current build project is a reincarnation of a previous project that used CF drive DC coupled to a DHT.
To my shame, (and partly as a result of peer pressure), I changed to "magnetic" coupling.
This thread has made me wonder:
Did I really do the right thing?
I have the transformers now. They sound beautiful, but then again so did the Cathode followers.

What would the panel do?

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Old 16th November 2002, 07:11 PM   #23
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Joel, Frank et al, please pardon me for injecting something philosophical instead of purely electronic. Being rather new around here, I don't want to step between two such fine combatants. But this is a situation where you may indeed all be right- it may be a floor wax AND a dessert topping. The problem may be a matter of differences in design assumptions.

Some designers like to create a piece of electronics that process the signal in some way (other than the desired gain). The sound is tailored toward some desired end, something the designer considers "musical." And that's why there's little agreement between designers over time; their esthetic ideals are different. My wife likes Ethan Allen furniture, I like Scandinavian.

But the worst disagreement of all comes when one designer is trying to make his box have a sound that is esthetically pleasing to him (and presumably some social cohort with similar esthetics)and another is just trying to have the input and output of the box be audibly indistinguishable under conditions of use. Yes, Joel, it's possible to make a line preamp based on a 6SN7 sound exactly like a preamp based on a 6SL7. But those will be two different designs, and is certain to match only if both of the designs are tailored to make the outputs audibly match the input.

I think most would agree that if you just drop a 6SL7 into a 6SN7 circuit (or vice versa), they'll probably sound pretty different.

And I'll not mention the elephant in the room.
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Old 16th November 2002, 07:32 PM   #24
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Default I DON'T GET IT.

Hi John,

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My current build project is a reincarnation of a previous project that used CF drive DC coupled to a DHT.
Now you lost me.
First you ask for a split up in the "Tubes" section now you talk tubes in the "Everything Else" section.

Are you targeting a different audience?

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Old 16th November 2002, 07:34 PM   #25
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Frank, I'm reading this in a Tube section.
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Peter,

You can't fool me,I know where I was reading.

Just hope the ping pong is over.

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Old 16th November 2002, 07:42 PM   #27
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I also moved the other posts as you guys wanted.
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Default Prunes and cherries

Frank,
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First you ask for a split up in the "Tubes" section now you talk tubes in the "Everything Else" section.
No, "I'm misunderstood" .

I asked Peter to consider pruning or splitting the non-thread relevant material away from the preamp thread.
He pruned it, but planted the cutting in the Everything Else section.
I had expected it to be planted in the Tubes section - as all Cathode Followers are tubes.
Now it's where it belongs; Thanks Peter.
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I had expected it to be planted in the Tubes section - as all Cathode Followers are tubes.
I expected the new thread to be more about clothes than tubes, that's why I planted it in Everything Else section initially.
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