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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-28-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Glimmie
Show me the PDF's or at least the part numbers.

Show me the PDF's or at least the part numbers.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-27-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 497
Posted By Glimmie
Where do you get your information? 75ohm AES...

Where do you get your information?

75ohm AES is the dominant standard in broadcast, production, and the recording industries today. Sure there is still plenty of 110ohm around but new...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-27-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 497
Posted By Glimmie
What are you talking about? 1) Skew in...

What are you talking about?

1) Skew in cabling is a multi conductor problem. CAT cables have skew issues, HDMI cables have skew issues. A single coax cable cannot by it's self have skew.

2) LCR...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-27-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 497
Posted By Glimmie
True, but 110ohm balanced AES is losing in favor...

True, but 110ohm balanced AES is losing in favor to coax more and more every year. Coax has higher installation density, lower cost, and higher distance performance. The only benefit balanced has is...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-27-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 497
Posted By Glimmie
Well using RG6 for consumer SPDIF is just plain...

Well using RG6 for consumer SPDIF is just plain silly.

The problem is mechanical, not electrical. Fat RG6 is difficult if not nearly impossible to properly terminate into an RCA connector. Now...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-26-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Glimmie
Not correct, at least on the professional side....

Not correct, at least on the professional side. The most popular 75ohm digital audio cable is Belden 1505 which is an RG59 type. And now a lot of 1855 is used which is even smaller. Digital audio...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   08-25-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Glimmie
Won't affect it's life at all. It will still use...

Won't affect it's life at all. It will still use a tiny bit of power (a watt or two) even with the LD player off. I would just leave it on.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-22-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,079
Posted By Glimmie
I have often seen posts in cable debates that...

I have often seen posts in cable debates that excuse aesthetics and durability. As long as the person knows this is why they are buying an expensive cable, that's fine. Art, style, and fashion have...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-22-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Glimmie
What the relay does:

1) Provides a delay in connecting the speakers so the amp startup thumps and groans are not heard - or damaging to the speakers.

2) Provides an instant off for the speakers to avoid the same...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   08-21-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Glimmie
Hong Kong is officially 220v 50hz. The OP better...

Hong Kong is officially 220v 50hz. The OP better check carefully. It may be a 100v Japan unit or did they ever sell a 220v X0 for export?

The 50hz/60hz difference won't matter.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-20-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,405
Posted By Glimmie
Yup, that what I do. My MC8 is strictly for AC3...

Yup, that what I do. My MC8 is strictly for AC3 and PCM from laser disk rips. I have it modified for AES digital out. Bluray playback goes around it.

IMO, Logic 7 and some of the mono modes are...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
Says who? Since when can't the color wheel DLP...

Says who? Since when can't the color wheel DLP rainbow be measured? It most certainly can and is very easy to predict using rather simple mathematics.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
Wow, I was waiting for that one to come up! ...

Wow, I was waiting for that one to come up!

Yep, the switch box destroys any attributes of the finer cable and that's why they all end up sounding the same!

That's been around since the 1980s...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-19-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 25,180
Posted By Glimmie
What you say about power supply design is true....

What you say about power supply design is true. This issue is the inside of a PC. It doesn't matter how clean the power supply is alone. The power rails become infested with RF noise due to the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
That's not what Bruce said. He said we "worked...

That's not what Bruce said. He said we "worked with" HP (not for HP)to develop that test. He is careful to not to outright claim he was an employee of HP because that's easily checked especially...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
OK, like I said, I did watch two of the videos....

OK, like I said, I did watch two of the videos. Let's do a review:

ETRON DEMO:

So we have a length of speaker wire. He even says the bulk is on a "spool" under the table. But note that the true...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
This Bill Gates and Steve Jobs example comes up a...

This Bill Gates and Steve Jobs example comes up a lot as a defense to the lack of formal education by many of the audiophile cable vendor cheerleaders.

But here's the rub:

Gates and Jobs never...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
I watched two of them. Pure snake oil. They must...

I watched two of them. Pure snake oil. They must look impressive to a novice but anyone with even a rudimentary knowledge of electrical engineering will see right through it.

What he demonstrated...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
I am not interested in audiophile rags. Show me...

I am not interested in audiophile rags. Show me some papers in a professional journal. If he developed what you claim that should be easy to find.

Furthermore if this ground breaking research from...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
I work in the broadcast and mastering industry,...

I work in the broadcast and mastering industry, 30 years now. You don't. So stop trying to feed me this stuff. At the very least it's all conjecture on your part anyway. What makes you the poster boy...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Glimmie
If they are different devices with unique...

If they are different devices with unique addressing, a simple hub or just using multiple USB ports on your PC should work. For example you can have a USB mouse, keyboard. printer, camera, disk...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-18-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 25,180
Posted By Glimmie
R.E. The benefits of audiophile grade PC power...

R.E. The benefits of audiophile grade PC power supplies.

Yes I know but you need to look at who is debating. As far as EE theory and practice there is not much debate at all. Countless digital...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
It's already been done many years ago. Belden,...

It's already been done many years ago. Belden, Mogami, Canare are but three popular cable manufactures in the entertainment industry and used quite extensivily. And unlike MIT, these companies...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
Yup, that's exactly what it says on MIT's site....

Yup, that's exactly what it says on MIT's site. What about HP's (yes, now Agilent) site?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,677
Posted By Glimmie
So if I am damaging their reputation why don't...

So if I am damaging their reputation why don't they subpoena the forum, get my identity and sue me for liable?

Oh wait..... We have a problem there don't we.

The American and most other world...
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