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Directional cables - what does that really mean?
@ delkal More DIY info https://db.audioasylum.com/mhtml/m.html?forum=cables&n=122420&highlight=rcrump&search_ur... 
Directional cables - what does that really mean?
@delkal,Here are a couple of posts from the late Bob Crump. Re: maybe rcrump... I don’t know, but... rcrump 06:45:41 09/30/00 (11) In Reply to: Re: maybe rcrump... I don’t know, but... posted by Greg R. on September 29, 2000 at 19:47:48: Sol... 
Directional cables - what does that really mean?
For you naysayers if you are using "audio grade" single ended ICs flip just one of them (same channel) end for end. Do the same for one speaker cable, same channel. Post back if you hear any difference from your system.Now remember you naysayers a... 
Directional cables - what does that really mean?
3. Resistance (especially high freq) is different based on which direction (but the signal is AC). The signal travels in one direction down the wire >>>>>>> from the source to the load. It is NOT alternating back and forth. T... 
Directional cables - what does that really mean?
What about the type of dielectric, insulating material, used to cover the wire?What happens to the sound of an audio system if cables that have been installed in an audio system for 100s, 1000s, of hours are flipped end for end? With cheap cables ... 
Grounding my Silvertone
bdgregory 1,590 posts 06-26-2019 7:19am The tube amp inside that model is likely a transformer-less design. I don’t think so.See page 15.http://lcweb2.loc.gov/master/mbrs/recording_preservation/manuals/Silvertone%20Radio%20(Parts%20List%...  
Grounding my Silvertone
Found this Web Link doing a quick Google search. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/master/mbrs/recording_preservation/manuals/Silvertone%20Radio%20(Parts%20List%... Not sure if it is the manual for the unit you have.If the manual is for the unit you have ther... 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
@ozzy,Al, (almarg), would be the guy to talk to. You might want to send him a PM. Ask him if would read your thread. Jim 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
@4425, Rear-Panel Power Correction Switch/Niagara 7000 Current Draw The default position for this switch should always be “Engaged”—even for applications in which there are no power amplifiers of any kind powered by the Niagara 7000. Defaulting to... 
Dedicated Circuit
So when my electrician installed the 20amp circuit breaker it is in fact right below two other 20amp breakers for the air conditioning units 20amp breakers,(two of them). 120V window air conditioners? If yes one is fed from the same Line as your ... 
High quality in-wall UL-C2 rated 10-gauge A/C wiring ?
ieales 361 posts 06-17-2019 8:59am Other than Class A, HiFi is not a continuous load. A ’typical’ tube amp is about 1A per 70W sum of both channels. No kidding? I would never of known that without you telling me. Is that what you took away from r... 
High quality in-wall UL-C2 rated 10-gauge A/C wiring ?
Voltage drop calculator.http://www.windsun.com/Hardware/Voltage_Calc.htm Distance or Conductor Size: .... (Distance) Single or Three phase: ........... (Single)Conductor Type: .... (Copper)Installation: ............. (Conduit)   .... Same for Rome... 
Dedicated Circuit
@ audiosaurusrex I think you misunderstood what the electrician said. In the typical US residential neighborhood the houses are fed from a single phase step down isolation type transformer. The secondary winding is center tapped. From the two out... 
Dedicated Circuit
audiosaurusrex OP 38 posts 06-15-2019 12:17pm So from what I’m told by the electrician because I have 100amp service there is no way to separate the “phase”. " there is no way to separate the “phase” What does that mean? 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
@axeis1, Think about it. The unit is suppose to clean up dirty AC mains power. AQ tells the owner if it is buzzing it must be the power in his home is dirty.Dirty power in the OP’s home? Wait a minute what’s the unit suppose to do again? Well for ...