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Distortion on the Power Line
heaudio123"Turn off all the breakers in your house except the one to your PS unit(s), and turn off the equipment connected to the PS. If the distortion is still high, then it’s a local line issue not your feed. You could alternately just turn off ... 
Are manufacturer AC cables good enough?
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Are manufacturer AC cables good enough?
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Are manufacturer AC cables good enough?
heaudio123 "Dunning Kruger ... Like believing you can't fool yourself into believing something is true that isn't? Or the Dunning Kruger of parroting technical claims" Dunning Kruger! Dunning Kruger! Dunning Kruger! Dunning Krug... 
has anybody else noticed this about flac audio?
heaudio123"I can’t say this in a nice way, but this statement is made up. There is no basis for making it and absolutely no way to justify it."There is every reasonable, practical, and justifiable basis for this person to have made his statements ... 
Parasound vs Rotel Amps
geph0007"I think the older 900 series gear was very musical"I think it is so funny when people say the sound was musical it is like having a fine meal and saying it was food and spice like in flavor. very funny!  
Dedicated 20 amp circuit - Electrician laughed!
heaudio123"If you are seeing 40W of losses on a 140W output amplifier, you are either using a power cord way too small for the application and unsafe, you have some serious non-normal contact resistance that is again generating unsafe losses that ... 
Speaker cable arrows???
heaudio123"Not wrong, but not accurate either."Perhaps rather than dismiss, reject, and deny some one’s statement you will offer some day provide and offer you’re own meaningful, cogent, thoughtful reply, response, and explanation as to why somet... 
Jelco tonearms closes
imhififan"Compare to other tonearms in the market, I think Jelco priced too low to survive."It was priced about right and I am sorry to see Jelco go but let's be candid, honest, and straightfoward in evaluating, assessing, and qualifying Jelco'... 
What are small gold colored "caps" that came in bag with perfect path products?
millercarbon"What about holons and morphic fields? How do you eliminate information fields? I mean, besides you being in the room.This is a vile, unwarranted, unnecessary personal attack, insult, and derogatory statement perhaps MC thinks this i... 
Tube Preamp with Solid State Amp?
freediver'If you just want to dip a toe in tube waters"What does this mean dip your toe I see this expression frequently used commonly on this site and it does not translate at all for me so would appreciate an explanation. thank you!!!! 
Are manufacturer AC cables good enough?
nsgarch:No, disconnecting the ground conductor at the EQUIPMENT end, as I specified, does NOT create a safety hazard.  However, disconnecting the ground conductor at the wall outlet end does indeed create a safety hazard!  A bit of research into... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
lewm"Geoff, Enough already with the seismic forces. Have you figured out that no one is listening?" Everyone is free to post hear within the rules established by the forum it is not for you to limit, restrict, or discourage any poster or contri... 
I need advice on bi amping
heaudio123"Clearthink, Long on superlatives, and insults, as usual conveying absolutely no information and bringing nothing to the conversation."Those who lack knowledge, understanding, and plain logic often result to personal attack, insult , a... 
Marantz 8b power cord replacement
Any quality 1.0 gauge wire should do I believe that is 18 AWG.