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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #21: More bass/midbass impressions by miab on 2016-12-03 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Greek Anima Loudspeakers in Horn-Loaded Speakers  33 Replies 
Mani, please keep us posted on your impressions of the bass and midbass. They look wonderful!  Are they both in the corners of the room ? Could you please give room dimensions with seating position indicated? I would be very interested in hearing mor...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #51: Wall of nature by miab on 2016-03-01 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: A listening room for a domesticated Cat? in Audio Discussions  283 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] Paul S wrote:It's nice having a view from the listening room, but I seem to naturally close my eyes a lot when really tuning inThat is exactly my point. I love the view but I am not sure that I want to see it while I am...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1321: Purepower and cable shielding by miab on 2014-06-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1847 Replies 
Adrian, can you confirm whether you were using cable with shielding or without? Like you I had the buzzing go away when on battery or without PP2000 in system. It became dead silent. Then with PP2000 back in system there was buzzing. I went to all sh...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1318: Noise on Purepower by miab on 2014-06-07 
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I have not seen it mentioned but I might of missed it. The PurePower absolutely demands shielded interconnects especially between preamp and amp in my experience. No matter how careful I route the cables, I was getting noise or buzzing from the speak...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1265: Principles or Purepower by miab on 2014-02-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1847 Replies 
Eli, I was in the same place at one time and accepted my listening as it was in relation to electricity. You say "When [electricity] is good great and when is ok I live with it and when is terrible I just walk away". This is fine to say...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #36: Special dac for little money by miab on 2013-07-12 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: DAC Recommendations in Didital Things  44 Replies 
I was tipped off to a dac over at the proaudio forum Gearslutz. It is usually difficult to gauge those users references as most are responsible for many of the bad habits in audio record engineering. One user who I seem to agree philosophically with ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1128: Is the thread about the Purepower+ and it's service by miab on 2013-04-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1847 Replies 
 Although I see how this thread has leaned towards the product which Purepower designed and had built and now designs and builds I'm not sure why it has become a Purepower service thread. I do not have the new + product but do have a couple of the pr...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Some jewels to the east and west by miab on 2013-03-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Montreal Audio Show 2013 in Audio Discussions  6 Replies 
Please don't judge all Canadians from the sounds you'll hear there at the show. Be prepared for some very bad 'computer' audio. It was almost everywhere. Well it was so in the past. The only consolation is the food throughout Montreal. It is perhaps ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #53: Within the context of your system by miab on 2013-02-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Full range Melquiades implementation in Melquiades Amplifier  81 Replies 
Decoud, Would you mind giving some specifics of your system and room? Your observations should be considered within context. I personally have been interested in the Melquiades strengths and limitations and it is within a whole system that these obse...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #917: What to recognize is true HF by miab on 2011-12-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1847 Replies 
[quote user="Biggy"] I listen with pleasure usually after 11p.m. ; in the morning system is more "harsh" than in the night.[/quote]Emanuele Understanding what is different and pose those things into your questions. Without indicating what your change...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #33: Reading into it further by miab on 2011-11-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Windows Based Transport: A quiet and capable Source? in Didital Things  47 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] It was exactly what I was experimenting for many times since 2005 and I came to exactly opposite finding. I am not able to make neither LP, tape or CD to copy in digital that would sound like original source. I am able to ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: I too a little confused by miab on 2011-11-01 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Windows Based Transport: A quiet and capable Source? in Didital Things  47 Replies 
Reading the title of the original post I was under the impression that a new product was out or discovered that was a computer based optical drive system with storage as it's secondary function but it looks like just another storage based system with...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #58: Oppo as transport by miab on 2011-10-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Altec Model 19 in Boston. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  61 Replies 
I wonder if the inappropriate settings for 2 channel audio somehow might have affected your experiments with it as a transport in your main audio only system? I was curious about your experiment as I do need a transport to play the odd cd. One thing ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #824: Full moon effects by miab on 2011-03-28 
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Very interesting theory. I can only ad that when I used to work for a hospital way back when, an increase in emergency room activity was always seen around full or fuller moons. It seems an increase agressiveness or increased energy levels got more p...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #92: Phoenix Gold Cyclone by miab on 2011-03-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Macondo’s lowest channel. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  150 Replies 
Awhile back I had a conversation via email with Tom Danley concerning the Phoenix Gold Cyclone that he developed for Phoenix Gold and the car audio market. They were not well built by Phoenix Gold with some crucial parts made of plastic (although...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #46: Bits and my wits by miab on 2011-02-09 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Museatex Bidat pages. in Didital Things  57 Replies 
Yes the Bidat does lock 48khz very well and so does the Idat-m. Something even more suprising and coming from someone that knows these dacs very well is that on a few samples of Bidat they even lock at 96khz! Alas I am not so lucky. Mine is 44.1 and ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #44: Bidat and bit depth by miab on 2011-02-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Museatex Bidat pages. in Didital Things  57 Replies 
Romy,  You have mentioned somewhere in the Bidat-Lavry thread about the Bidat being a 20 bit dac but throws out 4 bits (quote below). But, you have also stated that you play 20/44.1 files from your pc set-up into the Bidat and more specifically to co...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #42: Bidat with new midbass and proper performing purepower by miab on 2011-01-22 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Museatex Bidat pages. in Didital Things  57 Replies 
Romy, My Bidat being extremely sensitive to incoming electricity and now with Purepower in my mix I am getting to know my Bidat in a new light. I did think I had a grasp of what the Bidat could and couldn't do but feeding it through Purepower it has ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #714: For a test try from the batteries. by miab on 2011-01-16 
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In my unit there is definately a change in sound running from wall from early in the day to late evening. In the late evening being the better. Before the Purepower this was much more noticeable but to quantify it, the worse day with the Purepower is...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #311: Condensation is the problem by miab on 2010-09-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Macondo’s Midbass Project – the grown up time. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  455 Replies 
Actually the thermal efficiency or inefficiency is not the problem. It is the condensation that occurs when a cold plane meets a warm one. Warm air vapour WILL condense on the colder plane of the attic. what is in between is your wooden horn structur...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #37: Any further developments? by miab on 2010-03-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Bias help in Melquiades Amplifier  96 Replies 
Dominik Any further progress on the project of the Melquiades? Curious about the transformers from Pieter. Any comments? ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Wiring for box speakers? by miab on 2010-02-14 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Wiring for box speakers? in Audio Discussions  1 Replies 
I'm looking to internally wire to binding posts on exterior of box from woofers in a sealed cabinet. I was wondering what are some options for wiring that will not be a hinder. Would a heavy gauge copper 6nine's copper be sufficient? I'm using so...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #39: Bidat back before move? by miab on 2010-02-03 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Museatex Bidat pages. in Didital Things  57 Replies 
Romy Do you think the Bidat will be back before the move for impressions on the mods? It might be hard to tell what/if the mods make a difference in a positive directions if you throw a whole new room into it. Your experimental control group will be ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: An edit by miab on 2010-02-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Antenna solutions for FM in Off Air Audio  27 Replies 
I meant to say it would start at 30 feet and then extend to whatever the maximum length the unit you choose extends to. After use you can retract and make city and neighbors happy. ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: Retractable? by miab on 2010-02-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Antenna solutions for FM in Off Air Audio  27 Replies 
That is 15 feet above roof line, so say 30 feet altogether if placed away from home in backyard. At 30 feet you could have a nice retractable type almost like the old car pull up telescopic antennae where they are sections within each other.http:...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #156: It's not so bad really. by miab on 2010-01-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Midbass Horns and Real Estate. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  247 Replies 
Nice drawings Romy. It's looks from them that it is not too bad a situation IF your dealing with roof rafters and not trusses. Trusses look similiar to this link:  http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cedar-log-homes.com/Small-stuff-images/T...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #150: What did you find? by miab on 2010-01-29 
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[quote user="Romy the Cat"] Hm, I was so proud about myself for a few days. I thought I have a key how to render my midbass horn in perfects time-aligned position and to make it literally invisible in my new room. It was such an elegant design!!! I...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #149: Proper structure stiffening by miab on 2010-01-29 
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 The proper way is little more involving but doable as I believe you don't mind customizing structure as you will probably be in the new house for good or a very long time. Sister joists PL glued and screwed to original joist (wood or engineered( ful...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #150: 12ax7 brand? by miab on 2010-01-10 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Initial thoughts about new/old Lamm ML2s in Audio Discussions  215 Replies 
I'm about to place an order for some 12AX7 tubes. The GA 12ax7 tube you mention doesn't seem to come up in my search. Is there other info regarding this tube?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #421: 'the end of the world is coming' - I think it's here. by miab on 2010-01-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1847 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6725955.stm No further comments…  The caT[/quote]CES 2010http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2010/01/haiers-wireless-tv-no-cables-needed-for-video-nor-power/Will electricity have the same pleasan...
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