|Is HDCD dead?|
I hate the Greatful Dead on any format!
|Phono Stage - Passive Pre- Amp: Results??|
I have an Ayre P-5xe running balanced into a Diy Dact balanced attenuator to a Rowland Model 2 with perfect results.
|Where can I find/buy blu-tak|
I've tried several of the domestic 'sticky tacs' and most are indeed way too tacky for the job.Genuine 'Blu tack' is NOT overly tacky or adhesive and is much easier to apply and remove IMHO.Go ahead and get some.I was glad I did.Parts Connexion ha...
|VPI table owners, help please.|
A purpose built phono cable has a separate ground wire for the shields at the load end to be connected to your phono pre ground terminal.This helps keep noise down by not dumping shield currents into the very low level phono signal from the cart.A...
|VPI Scout and Scout Master questions? Can I place.|
As a Scout owner You can do as I have and buy the 'Scoutmaster' platter/bearing and the ring clamp/center weight to upgrade your Scout or if you are serious VPI has a trade up policy Scout for Scoutmaster thats actually cheaper!
|Is Digital actually better than Analog?|
If a Scoutmaster is entry level for you,please buy and send me your second choice!
|Finding Pure Water for Record Cleaning - very long|
Justin,many thanks for your superb article(s)I too have searched for pure water and it never occured to me to check Whole Foods.I'm heading out the door now to cop a gallon of the good stuff!...
|Help re: inner groove sibilance on Nott. Spacedeck|
I can think of two things to check on your spacearm.I have an Innerspace with similar arm and the nature of the Nottingham pivot shaft,bearing and wiring make it imperative that all the elements are working together.The wiring comes down through t...
|Anyone ever repaired a smashed dome tweeter?????|
If your tweeter has a detachable faceplate and voice coil/dome,meaning that if you can get to the inside of the dome itself try this to remove the crease.I've had the same happen and used a very smooth rounded wooden dowel to gently rub the inside...
|El Dorado speaker cable|
I have made both interconnects and speaker cable from the Eldorado cords and must say that the performance is very,very good.I first remove the outer jacket and shields before recovering with a high quality shrink wrap.I know exactly how the cable...
|Jeff Beck Blow by Blow|
I've got the MoFi Ultradisc and the standard CD and the MoFi is vastly superior.Epic recently released some remasters I got Truth which sounds quite good I think Blow By Blow and Wired may also be included.
|Power cord from speaker cables?|
You should know that the Cardas conductors are individually coated and must be tinned using a solder pot before terminating.I use Cardas hook-up wire quite alot and have experience working with it.So unless your familiar with this process it can b...
|Midwest-Audio speaker cables-giant killers?|
I bought a pair of the Silver Braid speaker cable and they are very nice especially with the WBT connectors.Very natural sounding and reasonbly priced.
|OMG I'm gonna kill VideoLogic...|
Yes Yes Yes Yes.......I've opened up several "High End" cables to see what was up inside and have discovered everything from common .18 cent per foot thnn wire in $600 power cords and solder joints so poorly implemented in very expensive speaker c...
|Flexible and NOT Monster Gauge Power Cables?|
You can order an AC 11 with a right angle IEC that would handle your clearance problem.Both Shunyata and Analysis Plus make very flexible cords and may offer the right angle IEC's....I know that many of cable manuf. do offer the plug as an option....