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Install A Dedicated AC Line at home
@gdnrbob,  (Bob), thanks for the kind words.   Jim  
Install A Dedicated AC Line at home
Would seem you need an electrician and a game plan. A simple question is can I get Dedicated 10 or 12 gauge wires from my fuse panel to my listening room. at this point it does not matter what you’re doing with it, you just want dedicated line in... 
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
@carlsbad said: Do your tube amps not like shielded cables terminated on both ends (may cause ground loop) or were you saying that there is a problem if they are grounded only on one end? For a better word a shielded power cord sucks the air o... 
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
rayleigh OP 3 posts 09-06-2022 at 11:53am  I will connect it to my tube amp here is a picture of it FWIW, my tube ARC amps don't like shielded power cords. .  
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
@mitch2 and @erik_squires , You beat me to it...   .  
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
rayleigh OP 3 posts 09-06-2022 at 11:51am jea48 said: Pure copper is a soft metal and does not have any memory retention properties. Copper contacts of the IEC will not hold the female contacts tightly against the IEC inlet ma... 
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
@rayleigh , Looking at the specs of the IEC connector: Conductor: Pure Copper Pure copper is a soft metal and does not have any memory retention properties. Copper contacts of the IEC will not hold the female contacts tightly against the IEC ... 
Question about assembling my own DIY AC Cable
@carlsbad  said: Put the red cable and black cable in the hot pins and the green to the neutral.  The connectors are probably marked.   Me thinks you need to reconsider your thinking... I would terminate the black banded conductors on the neu... 
Shave your CDs
Guys, check the date.... June 2003 AudioDesk CD Sound Improver [Lathe] by Wayne Donnelly           Audio Desk Systeme Disc Cutter, Ultra Systems, CD ...      Search the Agon archives. Member @sean  
New power service
@retiredfarmer , I don’t know if the current electrical code in Canada requires an SPD (Surge Protection Device), at the electrical service as is now required here in the US 2020 NEC, (For States that have adopted the 2020 NEC), but I would bet C... 
What do the arrows mean on my cable?
@vthokie83 said: What I do know is (after break in) if I connect the cables in the opposite direction, there is an immediate degradation is sound quality.....easily noticeable, almost a haze over the sound, loss of detail, and with the speaker c... 
New power service
The old meter base when they removed the old meter was burnt wondering if there was a short in the meter at some time in the past Probably more than likely a loose and or corroded connection on one of the live phase conductors. If the connectio... 
What do the arrows mean on my cable?
Next time I get an electric shock from a live trace I will remember to tell myself it is not real. Ignorance is bliss! You’re an idiot... If a voltage potential is present on the trace, conductor, and if you only touch one live conductor with ... 
What do the arrows mean on my cable?
Actual measurements? Digital interconnect... A Transport of Delight: CD Transport Jitter Robert Harley  |  Nov 1, 1993   After measuring the first two products (the PS Lambda and the Panasonic SV-3700), I went back and repeated my measur... 
What do the arrows mean on my cable?
Analog audio is alternating current, the electrons are pushed and pulled down the cable for each wave of the signal. There is no overall direction, the push-pull is EXACTLY symmetrical so there are EXACTLY as many electrons travelling in one dire...