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Whats on your turntable tonight?
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Battery backup copes with musical transients
Enphase Energy makes an AC battery. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enphase_Energy Millercarbon, you seem to know it all, tell me where do you get off telling other people what to do? 
Battery backup copes with musical transients
You're absolutely correct about the inverter. The battery takes AC so I'm guessing the inverter is built in. The advantage of an AC battery is that it will work with any solar panel (after inversion). You know I didn't ask how long the battery wil... 
Battery backup copes with musical transients
That is very kind of you to say. So you want to know about the battery.The lithium battery is forty five inches high, thirty inches wide, eighteen inches deep. In my house the battery is inside, but it can go outside. Inside away from the elements... 
Battery backup copes with musical transients
onhwy61 wanted to know about my audio system and the battery. https://systems.audiogon.com/systems/7309  The battery is a commercial product so it is a black box to me. It switches automatically from the grid to the battery at 2 PM. I'm just hap... 
Battery backup copes with musical transients
Mexifornia. 
Analog or Digital and why?
There is a trend towards ever higher sampling rates. Does this mean the best sampling rate is infinite? Is analog the infinite sampling rate digital is striving for? Just askin'. Not implying you can't listen to digital. Blissfully listening now t... 
Why all or most audiophiles are men?
Turn on the music and beauty enters your home. Enjoy but remember better is the enemy of good. 
Oldest Recordings that sound “audiophile”
Fiedler Gaite Parisienne. First stereo shaded dog. The sonics are still unsurpassed. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Harking back to the original post, all the concerts from the Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East is on Blu Ray audio. The double album we all know and love is but a selection from a three night stand.March 12, 1971 - two shows.March 13, 1971 - tw... 
Mahavishnu fans only
Larry AR-15 Coryell Spaces.Johnny Machinegun McLaughlinChick CoreaMiroslav VitousBilly Vishnu Cobham'nuff said. 
Mahavishnu fans only
tupuhumuhumunukunukuapuaa: if that's your real name.You are wise to wait till your wife is out of earshot. Mahavishnu is a guy thing. Something about their music repels the womenfolk. Your mileage may vary.Welcome aboard the Mahavishnu Express. 
Mahavishnu fans only
More wow from a 1972 BBC broadcast.https://youtu.be/10a45mgMGcY 
Mahavishnu fans only
masi61: they both rock hard. Flame is more raw. Birds more refined. I wuz asking fans' preferences. The most hardest rockin' is the Noonward Race on Mar y Sol concert album.Check out their youtube. Transparent drums. Double neck guitar. 
How often do you have to service your Studer or Otari deck ? Home not pro environment.
The weak point of vintage tape gear is the OEM caps. One moment I was enjoying Heart Like a Wheel, the next there was a sharp crack and a cloud of acrid smoke. The dead cap will be split open like the Alien making it easy to spot. You have to be s...