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maverickronin

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Now, I've got a woofer and a tweeter but what's this crossover thing all about?

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My conure is too scared of my sister's Shih Tzu to pose for cute pictures like that...
 

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And I find that extended bass is quite a challenge to live with.

Perhaps I need to have more strings to my audiophile bow?

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Boris Badinov

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I have to admit that the first time I ever heard the word "jukebox" I was in 1st grade in class at the time. Somehow the word "jukebox" was said by the teacher and I found that word to be riotously funny. I laughed for what seemed like forever, got sent to the office for disrupting the class and it's been downhill ever since. Until seeing this picture, I haven't thought of that in many, many years. I don't know why I found the word so funny.
 

hmscott

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I only recently came across "vinyl video" on Technology Connections, he did a whole series on them:
I really enjoy his channel, he's quite funny and coveres a whole bunch of wierd and wonderful technology stuff: https://www.youtube.com/c/TechnologyConnections/videos
Was worth it for the CED = "Flux Capacitor" realization + association of the CED release with the Deloren's release a few days later. :)
I remember when the RCA "Selectavision" VCR came out, and I asked "wtf" does "Selectavision" mean? and was told "IDK" - and when the CED came out that same RCA "Selectavision" VCR owner bought a CED and it "all came together", I said "weird" "wtf" were RCA thinking, and he said how should I know, it's RCA. o_O

Video quality off of consumer recordings or pre-recordings were so bad back then the new pristine CED recordings output actually looked better...but there were the occasional tell-tale "pulls" or line-out flashes due to dirt or imperfections in the media.

I thought those silver flashes were very distracting, I suggested they catch those somehow and invert the output during the flat signal/data loss so they are presented as less-distracting line-black-outs instead. CED didn't last long enough for a V2.0 release, GE killed RCA starting in 1984 only 3 years after CED was launched.

CED didn't kill RCA, GE killed RCA. GE bought back RCA only to get NBC,; then GE broke up RCA and sold off the rest of RCA's assets.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RCA#Re-acquisition_and_break-up_by_General_Electric

GE formed RCA, and GE was forced to spin out RCA by the US Government in 1930...very interesting stuff. :)

And, there is a second video: The CED: No really, it coulda made sense! (Part 2)
 
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Next year instead of going to the Paris motor show, I'll go to the Bankok motor show...

Christ, have we been transported back to the 1950’s?, that’s fu*&ed up from alpine
 
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