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Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
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, 03:06 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,932
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, 01:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,196
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, 03:50 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 5,932
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, 04:50 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,263
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, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
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, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
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, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
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, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
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, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
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, 03:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,670
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, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 18,189
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, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
  Power?
Views: 556
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
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, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 76,067
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, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
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, 04:36 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 18,189
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....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 370,014
Posted By Speedskater
Weather emergencies and cable TV. Was it only...

Weather emergencies and cable TV. Was it only Cox that broadcast a computer generated (incomprehensible) warning message on all the channels? We had to use the over-the-air TV to find out what was...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-20-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,631
Posted By Speedskater
In another thread 'amirm' wrote: Quote: ...

In another thread 'amirm' wrote:

Quote:
Originally Posted by amirm

You can't use those tables. Stranded wire resistance varies good bit based on its make up. See this sample set of...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   11-08-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By Speedskater
I saw this response in another forum about long...

I saw this response in another forum about long interconnects:

It's pretty rare for audio cables to get into that range, those kinds of lengths. Certainly in the consumer side, because of the...
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