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John Curl's Blowtorch preamplifier part III
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Old 17th January 2020, 05:11 PM   #35351
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@Pavel,
Just read your report on speaker distortion, voltage vs current drive.
Well done, very enlightening.

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Thank you for your kind words, Hans. I have a good feeling if someone finds it useful.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 05:49 PM   #35352
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I see no agenda.
"decided to try Jam's cables and get it over with. I connected them between the XLR outputs on AK4499 eval board and the Neurochrome HP-1 headphone amp input.

Wow! Everything sounded better, less distorted, and the difference was easy to hear! I was basically stunned, never expected it.
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That looked like a sales pitch to me and it's not isolated to that thread. But YMMV.
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What has he ever done to you? Honest question as you are close to my ignore list for the continuing hounding of a few people.
What he's done to me is no longer viewable because it was deleted by the moderator/s due to its severity but this is very similar to it, just milder.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 05:52 PM   #35353
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Gross exaggeration to suggest that they don't know how to use their own product that they designed just because they don't subscribe to your belief system.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 06:17 PM   #35354
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John Curl's Blowtorch preamplifier part III
You snipped out the part about these cables not being for sale at the moment. So saying something that is not available to buy is hardly a sin in my book. Certainly not worthy of reduction in S/N on an already noisy thread it causes. Maybe I am more live and let live, but if the mods are ok with it then I will go with the flow.


Surely there is productive stuff that can be discussed and ignore the things that wrankle?
 
Old 17th January 2020, 07:11 PM   #35355
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Thanks for this George. It's enough range for me, not too much and not uncomfortable, is it a realistic range? I can imagine some people wanting more.
Thanks Scott for listening and commenting.
This dynamic range is realistic for classic, opera is even more demanding.
Not many recordings convey such dynamics and I donít think thatís accidental.
Recordings with high dynamic range speak trouble for the majority of home listening (ambient noise, high SPL). Ed has posted some proper (frightening) numbers in the past, listening is always more informative.

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Old 17th January 2020, 07:29 PM   #35356
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Not many recordings convey such dynamics and I donít think thatís accidental.
Recordings with high dynamic range speak trouble for the majority of home listening (ambient noise, high SPL).
It makes sense, I followed your instructions regards setting the volume level. Probably many wouldn't listen to the opening passage so quietly.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 07:45 PM   #35357
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You snipped out the part about these cables not being for sale at the moment. So saying something that is not available to buy is hardly a sin in my book.
"at the moment". Have you ever heard of a term "primer"? In order for the paint product to stick to the surface sell well, there needs to be a primer as undercoat desire for the surface consumers.

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Certainly not worthy of reduction in S/N on an already noisy thread it causes. Maybe I am more live and let live, but if the mods are ok with it then I will go with the flow.
Do you have the same view on Jakob(#)'s actions here?

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Surely there is productive stuff that can be discussed and ignore the things that wrankle?
We've seen many off topic subjects on this very thread over the months / years. At this point, it's simpler to ask how many posts are about JC's Blowtorch preamplifier. Perhaps off topic post is going with the flow.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 08:36 PM   #35358
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@billshurv,

you know, the beauty of a conspiracy theory lies therein that no real fact/proof is needed.
Even the opposite of the alleged behaviour contributes just confirmation that is even more worse than expected.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 08:44 PM   #35359
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Mediocre. Perhaps a poor choice of word.
That is the typical remark i dislike to read on the forum.
 
Old 17th January 2020, 08:45 PM   #35360
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Are-you joking ?
In the history of art, all disciplines combined, the 70s represent a summit that, unfortunately, I think incomparable.
I would agree with that.

I look at my music collection and see rock, pop, jazz and classical recordings that have not been equaled since (for classical some of the very best recordings also took place in the 1960’s).

What’s the best on offer today? Bloody Taylor Swift (nice to look at but that’s all) and Ed Sheeran
 

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