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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-08-2010, 09:00 AM
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Posted By duvetyne
Quote: It's a mistake to do so without...

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It's a mistake to do so without adequate information.


Meaning, every post he makes is a mistake, since he never has adequate information.
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-08-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: I think Walford is on the right...

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I think Walford is on the right track with the blown surge suppressor suggestion.


If you meant the breaker on a surge supressor, if it's open, no current will flow. If you're talking...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-08-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 63,056
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: the windings are supposed to shun...

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the windings are supposed to shun RFI/EMF.


but, they don't. Differential signalling does that....try again.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: Loops of wire all bundled up may...

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Loops of wire all bundled up may pick up more noise but this is unlikely to cause an issue at speaker levels.


Loops of speaker wire will not pick up noise due to the very low...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: One recurring theme that read on...

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One recurring theme that read on here with Onkyo HTBs is that of upgrading wires, to give "breathing room" to the speakers.


uh, no.

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If I need thicker wires.. what is it...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,394
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: Whats wrong with just having layman...

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Whats wrong with just having layman knowledge on a subject?


The knowledge isn't based on anything in reality.

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Isn't the forum for education?
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-07-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By duvetyne
neither does "low voltage".

neither does "low voltage".
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-07-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: Sounds like a low voltage problem. ...

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Sounds like a low voltage problem.


Doesn't sound like a low voltage problem at all...if it was, the set wouldn't turn on.
Those suggesting this seem to be unaware of the regulated...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-07-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 63,056
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: And I'll keep laughing at your...

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And I'll keep laughing at your useless hit and run posts.


You only think they're useless, because you don't understand the words....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-07-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: Can someone help me troubleshoot...

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Can someone help me troubleshoot this problem? I have a multimeter and I set it to DC voltage and I am reading a .2v on the phone line.


On hook or off hook? Are the phones connected...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-07-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 63,056
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: A cable with a grounded shield can...

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A cable with a grounded shield can reduce the amount of electrical noise picked up by the cabling when the cables are in an electrically noisy environment.


Induced noise has nothing...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,394
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: Its the exposure to the extremely...

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Its the exposure to the extremely low voltage that is bad. Even with your equipment off this exposure is bad.


No it isn't.

You may want to read up on the operation and function of...
Forum: Home Automation   06-07-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: i could probably make it work with...

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i could probably make it work with an extension cord and i did think of that but i don't know many who plug high power devices in the outlet on their AVRs


350W isn't exactly "high...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-07-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: The walls are all metal stud. ...

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The walls are all metal stud.


You mentioned that three times, it means that the studs holding the drywall are made of steel....the entire wall is not steel, just the studs.
Walls...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-07-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 63,056
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: The whole idea of better cabling...

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The whole idea of better cabling isn't all the silly magic claims, but to lower the noise floor.


Wow, you are really resistant to learning anything. A conductor cannot lower the noise...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-04-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: someebody mentioned that there is a...

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someebody mentioned that there is a satellite out of orbit and its affecting the feed.


Some people will say anything.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-31-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 35,998
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: The end result is a superior...

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The end result is a superior product,


You've been asked to back up your wild claims, many many times....will you this time? I suspect not.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-31-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: Requires, no. Yes, it's...

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Requires, no.


Yes, it's required. This is a transmission line terminated at source and load with 75 Ohms.
Passively splitting will result in a double termination, signal reflections...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,224
Posted By duvetyne
Are the input switches set to mic or line? Do...

Are the input switches set to mic or line?
Do your mics require phantom power and is it on?
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-31-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 35,998
Posted By duvetyne
You can use this to level match, they're not...

You can use this to level match, they're not expensive.

http://www.makingthingsmove.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/potentiometer.jpg
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-31-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: No amplification needed. ...

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No amplification needed.


"Splitting" a video signal requires amplification, hence "distribution amplifier".
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,772
Posted By duvetyne
How are your cables wired?

How are your cables wired?
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-31-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,131
Posted By duvetyne
Have you tried turning the laptops IR receiver...

Have you tried turning the laptops IR receiver off?
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   05-31-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By duvetyne
Personally, I'd fix the brightness control.

Personally, I'd fix the brightness control.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-31-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By duvetyne
Quote: I'm thinking of trying a VGA to...

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I'm thinking of trying a VGA to composite adapter to hook up to my HD monitor, but will it work?


Not for $10. You need an active device to decode the composite video into RGBHV.
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