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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-26-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Speedskater
In a 70 Volt system, you connect each speaker...

In a 70 Volt system, you connect each speaker through it's transformer. The transformer has positions like 1W, 2W, 5W & 15W. The sum of all the speakers setting has to be less than the amplifier...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 6,358
Posted By Speedskater
Thinking of Cleveland Heights. Saturday...

Thinking of Cleveland Heights.
Saturday afternoon December 6th, we are having a speedskating race in Cleveland Heights.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-18-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 407
Posted By Speedskater
a] Each of the components emits a buzz, that is...

a] Each of the components emits a buzz, that is you hear the noise at the unit (not from a loudspeaker)?
b] Does this happen when you plug a unit into just AC power but don't attach any of the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Speedskater
Who wants all that crowd noise anyway? I just...

Who wants all that crowd noise anyway? I just want to hear the commentators.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-24-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,866
Posted By Speedskater
I've lost track, were any of the Sunday, Monday...

I've lost track, were any of the Sunday, Monday or Thursday evening games worth watching?
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-20-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,338
Posted By Speedskater
That 'strike zone tracker' is wonderful! It...

That 'strike zone tracker' is wonderful!
It adds interest to a game that takes forever.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   09-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 6,358
Posted By Speedskater
I'm retired so I have lots of time available. I...

I'm retired so I have lots of time available. I too am 25 to 30 minutes away. On December 6th we have a speedskating race in Cleveland Hts. so I'll be busy all that week. I don't get to AVS much...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,705
Posted By Speedskater
For how an EE did DIY low resistance measurements...

For how an EE did DIY low resistance measurements see photos 19, 20 & 21.

http://www.beta-a2.com/EE-photos.html
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-21-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Speedskater
The above drawing by Arny is the way to do it, ...

The above drawing by Arny is the way to do it, but if you want to read the complete white paper.

Why Not Wye?

Dennis Bohn, Rane Corporation

RaneNote 109 written 1991; last revised 4/04
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Speedskater
When I moved mine Cox Cable sold me a coax...

When I moved mine Cox Cable sold me a coax hook-up kit (cable & throw away splitter) the cable with nice connectors cost no more than bulk cable.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By Speedskater
Power conditioner is an undefined term. It means...

Power conditioner is an undefined term. It means whatever the product's marketing brochure what's it to mean. But most people don't need one unless your wallet feels to heavy.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Speedskater
Well the grandkids live off Stearns which is not...

Well the grandkids live off Stearns which is not very far at all.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Speedskater
What neighborhood is the new place in? Maybe we...

What neighborhood is the new place in? Maybe we could stop by sometime. If the plasterboard's not up yet, take lots of photos.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-10-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 610
Posted By Speedskater
Note that we are talking about: A Type 3 SPD...

Note that we are talking about:

A Type 3 SPD is a point of use Surge Protective Device,
installed at a conductor length of 10 meters (30 feet)
or greater from the electrical panel. These devices...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,855
Posted By Speedskater
That's what electronic engineering was like 20 or...

That's what electronic engineering was like 20 or 30 years ago. Maybe you should ask a friend who is knowledgeable in electronic engineering to try to explain it to you.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Speedskater
Without getting into the differences between this...

Without getting into the differences between this cable and that cable, I support Blue Jeans Cable. Why? because BJC brings the highest quality cable to the market and because Kurt Denke works hard...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-06-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 18,552
Posted By Speedskater
The 'DarqueKnight' does in fact have a PhD and he...

The 'DarqueKnight' does in fact have a PhD and he is a collage professor. But how and why it's a EE degree is a mystery. Nether the courses he teach nor his areas of knowledge have anything to do...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
  Power?
Views: 573
Posted By Speedskater
Jim Brown writes on 'Power Conditioning'. ...

Jim Brown writes on 'Power Conditioning'.

POWER CONDITIONING
Power conditioning is a rather broad term, describing processes to correct one of more
of the problems noted above. In it’s broadest...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Speedskater
This is not to say that Furman does not make good...

This is not to say that Furman does not make good problem solving products. The reason the pros use them in some situations is because they solve the problem at hand. But most audiophiles (and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Speedskater
As I wrote: "started life in a marketing...

As I wrote:
"started life in a marketing brochure"

and that's marketing at it's finest!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-01-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 78,045
Posted By Speedskater
And now 'jj' is much more interested in posting...

And now 'jj' is much more interested in posting on political and social interest forums.

http://forums.randi.org/showthread.php?t=280922
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Speedskater
For A/V system related cords and cables going...

For A/V system related cords and cables going from point A to point B, bundle:
a] all the analog audio signal level cables together.
b] all the analog video signal level cables together.
c] all...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Speedskater
We don't have a theory, we have good engineering...

We don't have a theory, we have good engineering practice. Many of your points, started life in a marketing brochure. By the way, you don't get 'abundant amperage' unless you have a battery and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-30-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Speedskater
Better yet, if it's a long cable (like way more...

Better yet, if it's a long cable (like way more than 10 feet) use a cable that's designed for the job.
Like the BlueJeans subwoofer cable.

http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/subwoofer/index.htm...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 18,552
Posted By Speedskater
Having used them in industrial development labs. ...

Having used them in industrial development labs. They are a total pain. The need to be loaded to the sweet spot in their power range, they dissipated almost as much heat as power they provided....
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