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Forum: High End Audio December 12th 20, 03:26 AM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dick Pierce
Audio Interconnect cable Performance - is Return Wire Diameter a Factor?

On Friday, December 11, 2020 at 10:19:54 AM UTC-5, Peter Wieck wrote:
> The Dynaco PAT-5 biFet makes 15V @ 50MA +/- 5%

How is that relevant to the domaine?

> There is an Aktika (sp?) pre-amp that...
Forum: High End Audio December 10th 20, 11:33 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dick Pierce
Audio Interconnect cable Performance - is Return Wire Diameter a Factor?

On Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 9:47:46 AM UTC-5, Peter Wieck wrote:
> First of all, let's make sure that we agree on terms:

And, just fo laughs, physical reality...

> It is current that matters....
Forum: High End Audio December 10th 20, 11:05 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dick Pierce
Audio Interconnect cable Performance - is Return Wire Diameter a Factor?

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 8:49:56 AM UTC-5, Dave Harrison wrote:
> > Nope, 100% wrong. It does not and CANNOT happen, in your words, "at that instant."
>
> If you had a large supply of...
Forum: High End Audio December 8th 20, 03:45 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dick Pierce
Audio Interconnect cable Performance - is Return Wire Diameter a Factor?

On Monday, December 7, 2020 at 7:45:52 AM UTC-5, Peter Wieck wrote:
> > If our Sun winked out of existence tomorrow, how long would it take for
> > our planet to cease circling where our Sun once...
Forum: High End Audio December 8th 20, 03:42 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dick Pierce
Audio Interconnect cable Performance - is Return Wire Diameter a Factor?

On Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 9:47:46 AM UTC-5, Peter Wieck wrote:
> The typical patch-cord from an active pre-amp of modern design may carry as much as
> twenty (20) Volts at some small fraction...
Forum: High End Audio December 8th 20, 03:42 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Dick Pierce
Audio Interconnect cable Performance - is Return Wire Diameter a Factor?

On Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 9:57:23 AM UTC-5, Peter Wieck wrote:
> Electricity in a wire, AC or DC, moves much faster than the "speed of light" - which is defined by its speed in a vacuum.

100%...
Forum: Tech November 19th 11, 12:11 PM Posted to sci.electronics.basics,rec.audio.tech
Replies: 28
Views: 3,654
Posted By Dick Pierce
jargon

On Nov 19, 12:12*am, "
> wrote:
> RichD >
> wrote:
>
>> On Nov 18, " >...
Forum: High End Audio May 13th 10, 10:10 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 146
Views: 6,121
Posted By Dick Pierce
In Mobile Age, Sound Quality Steps Back

On May 12, 10:25=A0am, Audio Empire > wrote:
> On Tue, 11 May 2010 20:22:56 -0700, Dick Pierce wrote
> (in article >):
>
> > well, given that I...
Forum: High End Audio May 12th 10, 04:22 AM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 146
Views: 6,121
Posted By Dick Pierce
In Mobile Age, Sound Quality Steps Back

On May 11, 6:56=A0pm, Audio Empire > wrote:
> On Tue, 11 May 2010 12:23:25 -0700, Dick Pierce wrote
> (in article >):
> > There is no...
Forum: High End Audio May 11th 10, 08:23 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 146
Views: 6,121
Posted By Dick Pierce
In Mobile Age, Sound Quality Steps Back

On May 10, 6:06=A0pm, Audio Empire > wrote:
> On Mon, 10 May 2010 12:01:48 -0700, jwvm wrote
> (in article >):
> Good speakers, especially,...
Forum: Tech July 15th 09, 11:19 AM Posted to rec.audio.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dick Pierce
CORRECT SOLDER FOR SOLDERING COPPER CONDUCTOR ONTO THE TERMINALSOF A SPEAKER CONE??

On Jul 15, 6:02*am, ChrisCoaster > wrote:
> On Jul 15, 2:15*am, "Peter Larsen" > wrote:
>
> > ChrisCoaster wrote:
> > > So basically, it's just an underpowered...
Forum: High End Audio July 15th 09, 02:44 AM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 155
Views: 6,228
Posted By Dick Pierce
You Tell 'Em, Arnie!

On Jul 14, 7:39*pm, Norman Schwartz > wrote:
> So then for longer periods, it be suggested that I spend 3 or more
> hours listening to"X", immediately followed by 3 or more...
Forum: Tech July 14th 09, 11:54 PM Posted to rec.audio.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dick Pierce
CORRECT SOLDER FOR SOLDERING COPPER CONDUCTOR ONTO THE TERMINALSOF A SPEAKER CONE??

On Jul 14, 5:53*pm, ChrisCoaster > wrote:
> My problem is, and I know you're supposed to
> heat the part you're soldering TO, not what you
> are soldering to it - with the iron, but...
Forum: Tech July 14th 09, 10:40 PM Posted to rec.audio.tech
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dick Pierce
CORRECT SOLDER FOR SOLDERING COPPER CONDUCTOR ONTO THE TERMINALSOF A SPEAKER CONE??

On Jul 14, 5:22*pm, ChrisCoaster > wrote:
> <whew>
>
> Please excuse me for HOLLERING, but I had to stand out amidst all the
> Winnabegos and other crap these infiltrators are...
Forum: High End Audio July 11th 09, 04:24 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 173
Views: 5,305
Posted By Dick Pierce
Moving-coil cartridges

On Jul 11, 12:01*am, Scott > wrote:
> On Jul 10, 8:26*am, "Arny Krueger" > wrote:
> > Too numerous to remember, but they included
> > both classical and rock...
Forum: High End Audio July 10th 09, 04:22 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 155
Views: 6,228
Posted By Dick Pierce
You Tell 'Em, Arnie!

On Jul 9, 10:40*pm, "Mr. Finsky" > wrote:
> This discussion about cables and double-blind
> testing is absurd because the debaters have
> already made up their minds.

.... snip...
Forum: High End Audio July 9th 09, 08:37 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 155
Views: 6,228
Posted By Dick Pierce
You Tell 'Em, Arnie!

On Jul 9, 2:58*pm, "Walker" > wrote:
> It's similar to a top level wine from the same
> vineyard and winery but a year apart.

And explain why double-blind taste testing of wines
is...
Forum: High End Audio July 9th 09, 07:00 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 155
Views: 6,228
Posted By Dick Pierce
You Tell 'Em, Arnie!

On Jul 9, 11:35*am, Ed Seedhouse > wrote:
> On Jul 8, 9:28*pm, ScottW2 > wrote:
>
> > There are occacionally reasons where cables may make an
> > audible...
Forum: High End Audio July 8th 09, 06:32 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 173
Views: 5,305
Posted By Dick Pierce
Moving-coil cartridges

On Jul 8, 6:03*am, "Arny Krueger" > wrote:
> "Jenn" > wrote in message
> > anymore than the sound of someone's shoe scuffing the
> > floor a few seats...
Forum: High End Audio July 8th 09, 11:02 AM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 173
Views: 5,305
Posted By Dick Pierce
Moving-coil cartridges

On Jul 7, 10:55*am, "Arny Krueger" > wrote:
> "Scott" > wrote in message
> > What bias controlled *comparisons did you make?
>
> Unfair question as you know very...
Forum: Tech June 26th 09, 12:20 AM Posted to rec.audio.tech
Replies: 44
Views: 2,354
Posted By Dick Pierce
digitalizing vinyl records

On Jun 25, 6:57*pm, "geoff" > wrote:
> Mr.T wrote:
> > Not so, a ceramic, or crystal cartridge, (and some of the new
> > el-cheapo USB turntables use cheap ceramic cartridges...
Forum: High End Audio June 26th 09, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 173
Views: 5,305
Posted By Dick Pierce
Moving-coil cartridges

On Jun 23, 7:19*pm, Sonnova > wrote:
> You miss my point. My point is that the measurements
> tell one little about how the cartridge will perform unless
> the end user...
Forum: Tech June 25th 09, 12:38 PM Posted to rec.audio.tech
Replies: 44
Views: 2,354
Posted By Dick Pierce
digitalizing vinyl records

On Jun 25, 6:30*am, "Mr.T" <[email protected]> wrote:
> > No it doesn't - the RIAA curve is a factnor of the LP.
> > Nothing to do with the type of cartridge.
>
> Not so, a ceramic, or crystal cartridge, (and...
Forum: Tech June 24th 09, 07:10 PM Posted to rec.audio.tech
Replies: 44
Views: 2,354
Posted By Dick Pierce
digitalizing vinyl records

On Jun 24, 1:07*pm, David Nebenzahl > wrote:
> On 6/24/2009 9:39 AM Buzz spake thus:
>
> > So I got a little box which is a "Terratec PreAmp IVinyl"
> > Just plug in your...
Forum: High End Audio June 24th 09, 03:22 PM Posted to rec.audio.high-end
Replies: 173
Views: 5,305
Posted By Dick Pierce
Moving-coil cartridges

On Jun 23, 7:25*pm, "Arny Krueger" > wrote:
> "Dick Pierce" > wrote in message
>
> ...
>
> > On Jun 22, 9:13...
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