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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-06-2014, 11:57 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Can, you need to upgrade...send it in tomorrow!

Can, you need to upgrade...send it in tomorrow!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-05-2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By stevekale
LOL! Seems you know little about these amps.

LOL! Seems you know little about these amps.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-05-2014, 01:44 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Jeff, please ensure there's good coverage of the...

Jeff, please ensure there's good coverage of the rationale for the PSU, any of the options Theta elected to take from the Hypex's modules standard options list or any other "custom' elements...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-05-2014, 01:39 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Interesting place to put the subs. In a small...

Interesting place to put the subs. In a small room it's very interesting to place the sub(s) right next to our just behind the listening position. I moved my Rel Stentor II to directly behind my...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-05-2014, 01:36 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I would like to see them do a head-to-head...

I would like to see them do a head-to-head comparison of them versus the Mola Mola. It would be very interesting for those with linear PSU biases...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-26-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I think there is a LOT of logic in Theta offering...

I think there is a LOT of logic in Theta offering a USB input card for the CB IV.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-26-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Just don't sit on it :D

Just don't sit on it :D
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Ah, completely clear now :rolleyes:

Ah, completely clear now :rolleyes:
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Well there is one, not that it is any better than...

Well there is one, not that it is any better than coaxial cable over short distances. BNC-phono converter will be fine for your BNC terminated cables. Don't let past gullibility worry you further.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Thinking of building... I've a lot more to learn...

Thinking of building... I've a lot more to learn first (I'd like to understand things better rather than blindly assemble) and another project to finish. To be absolutely clear, I could not in any...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By stevekale
what on earth is meant by this?

what on earth is meant by this?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Switching to class D - nope; not yet anyway. But...

Switching to class D - nope; not yet anyway. But I am learning a lot about amp design and I have been following a design/build that I'm tempted to build myself as it's specs are frankly awesome (and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 07:19 AM
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Posted By stevekale
As in Class AB is preferred to Class A or Class B...

As in Class AB is preferred to Class A or Class B or as in anything from Class A to B and between?

PS: you would enjoy the opening chapter of Douglas Self's "Audio Power Amplifier Design...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 03:44 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Let me guess, you are still stuck on Class A as...

Let me guess, you are still stuck on Class A as well? :)
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-16-2014, 03:39 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I'm late to this discussion, but who said only 2...

I'm late to this discussion, but who said only 2 made the leap? I've been enjoying my CBIV for quite some time now...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-14-2014, 02:02 AM
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Posted By stevekale
How much power is really needed? I feel you've...

How much power is really needed? I feel you've really got to have a huge room to need much, if anything, over 200W (8R) unless you have grossly inefficient speakers. The distortion specs on the amp...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-13-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By stevekale
CBIV deals with the "elephant in the room" (i.e....

CBIV deals with the "elephant in the room" (i.e. the room) - Atmos, DTS 2015 etc are a distraction. You can wait for them, but you're really missing out on cracking the bigger nut in the interim.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-09-2014, 01:17 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Ask Hypex

Ask Hypex
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-05-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I did the regulator to learn more about...

I did the regulator to learn more about electronics, particularly (compounded) amplifier stability (the circuit is based on an LM317 combined with an SPX431), LTspice, Eagle etc. A little exercise...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-05-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I agree. Bring on the babes for some lighter...

I agree. Bring on the babes for some lighter entertainment! How's your new hip?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-05-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I did need to insert a DC-DC regulator (from 12V...

I did need to insert a DC-DC regulator (from 12V to 5V) yes. I did not say I was a "believer". In fact, I said the complete opposite. As I have explained, this regulator was in place from the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-05-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Which "believers" are you addressing here? Read...

Which "believers" are you addressing here? Read carefully. Pop over to CA and address them directly.

Which thread? There are lots of them. Be more specific.

This is tiresome...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-05-2014, 12:56 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Oh boy. At what point in the above is there...

Oh boy.

At what point in the above is there "formal education bashing"? You don't seem to read very well. In that sentence, "the stubborn" is a collective noun and "educated speculators" is...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-04-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By stevekale
I'm not going to continue this "discussion". ...

I'm not going to continue this "discussion". It's clear you are stuck in your ways. Just a few points:

- just as an example, John Swenson designed and sells a linear power supply for computer...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-04-2014, 01:30 AM
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Posted By stevekale
One last comment: let's not use the term...

One last comment: let's not use the term "hobbyist" in such a derogatory fashion. Over at DIYaudio there are many extremely well-skilled electrical engineers applying their skills to their hobby -...
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