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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-09-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,747
Posted By Targus
Quote: Get a life. You're on ignore ...

Quote:

Get a life. You're on ignore


In other words, you're a troll, and can't handle it when someone calls you on it...truely a pathetic troll, a hypocrite as well, as evidenced by every...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-09-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,747
Posted By Targus
Quote: I know cables make a difference. ...

Quote:

I know cables make a difference.


I know that they don't.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-09-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,168
Posted By Targus
Quote:You are asking what does a Y connector...

Quote:You are asking what does a Y connector have to do with PEAK power capabilties of an amplifier?


No, I'm not. Many people claim that using a Y adaptor, which simply parallels 3 connectors,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-09-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,168
Posted By Targus
Quote:Originally Posted by Nuthed...

Quote:Originally Posted by Nuthed http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I use a Y adapter because I don't want one voice coil to work out more than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Targus
nuthead, you're clearly just a troll...what do...

nuthead, you're clearly just a troll...what do you have to add? apparently, absolutely nothing.

You should apologise for ruining yet another thread, with your off topic childish antics.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Targus
...but you are, nuthead, but you are!

...but you are, nuthead, but you are!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Targus
I rest my case. You're not an EE, but you know...

I rest my case. You're not an EE, but you know all this stuff, because you read (non technical) magazines, and have spoken to a stereo salesman.

Quote:Seems uncalled for...


Why? I posted my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-09-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,168
Posted By Targus
Quote:Simply two summing resistors? Only if you...

Quote:Simply two summing resistors? Only if you ignore the other parts in the mixing circuit!


What other parts? The terminating resistors can be ignored.

Quote:It's 6 dB of measured gain...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Targus
Quote:I consider an audiophile not only a music...

Quote:I consider an audiophile not only a music lover or expensive hi-fi equipment owner but someone who has an interest in the intricacies of music playback or recording.


...and a complete...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-08-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,168
Posted By Targus
It's funny, a year ago, most of the posts would...

It's funny, a year ago, most of the posts would have been telling you that the 'y' adaptor adds 3 to 6 dB of Gain, and then swearing up and down that they've actually measured it.
When it's...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-08-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
That's great!

That's great!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By Targus
Quote: there's no "gain knob" persay...just...

Quote:

there's no "gain knob" persay...just the volume knob...


Then the amp has a fixed gain, and you're attenuating the input level with a variable voltage divider (volume control).
What...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-08-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
Quote:Originally Posted by tbrunet...

Quote:Originally Posted by tbrunet http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

FYI knowledgable engineers will add ground lifters (120V AC power) to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-07-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By Targus
Quote: There is no such thing as a "7-pin...

Quote:

There is no such thing as a "7-pin XLR"


Yes there is, they come in 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 pin configurations.

Quote:

XLR, by definition, is 3-pin (pins named X, L and R, curiously...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-07-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
Quote: Consider how a common audio amp...

Quote:

Consider how a common audio amp produces a simple sine wave. An amplifier has 2 (DC) power supplies +V and -V with a speaker connected in the middle to ground.


Now consider a common...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By Targus
Quote: i need to know if i'm gonna be...

Quote:

i need to know if i'm gonna be clipping the sub by turning it up full blast.


That depends on the amplitude of the input signal, the gain of the amplifier, and the attenuation of the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-05-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,875
Posted By Targus
They increase series inductance, attenuating...

They increase series inductance, attenuating high frequencies, preventing them from being radiated from the cable, or induced into the cable.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-05-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,290
Posted By Targus
Quote: Is the ground/sheild soldered...

Quote:

Is the ground/sheild soldered directly to the rca solder connection along with the signal channel onto the same "post"?


No, that would be a dead short. No signal at all.
The center...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-04-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
Quote: The term is alternating 'CURRENT'...

Quote:

The term is alternating 'CURRENT' and unless there is a change in polarity (pressure), current (electrons) flow will NOT reverse direction


Quote:

"An alternating current (AC) is an...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-03-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
Quote: A rheostat controlled DC lighting...

Quote:

A rheostat controlled DC lighting circuit for example is still a DC circuit.


But rotating the 'knob' back and forth, produces an AC waveform.

Quote:

Pulsating direct current: a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-03-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
Yes, I'll send you a link to another site, with...

Yes, I'll send you a link to another site, with a better technical background.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-03-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
A baseband digital signal, like a baseband...

A baseband digital signal, like a baseband analog video signal, has a DC component...you can have AC and DC at the same time.

DC means direct current, meaning a single stable unvarying...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-03-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,861
Posted By Targus
Quote: The current from the cables is AC in...

Quote:

The current from the cables is AC in origin ?


The output of the power supply is DC, this DC is modulated by the power transistors, it becomes AC.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   07-06-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,066
Posted By Targus
Assuming this is analog cable, is your TV set...

Assuming this is analog cable, is your TV set for CATV? HRC? IRC? or AIR?
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   07-06-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,309
Posted By Targus
Quote: coiling causes the electro magnetic...

Quote:

coiling causes the electro magnetic field to be concentrated in one area just like the coils in a electro magnet;


No, as mentioned in a previous post, there are two conductors in a...
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