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DonH56

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Oh oh, he's changed his persona again. Strange looking bit of gentlemen in the avatar for him though.
Just noticed that, should we be worried about a Moderator with so many personalities? And a barbed-wire bat? :D
 
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This cable thing is mysterious....year after year debate keeps going and no conclusion in sight. I also made comparison year ago and went with couple hundred cable (from dac to active speakers) , never thought I would do that but couldn`t back off after my test. Cables were unshielded......ok, next is nuts and my thinking only.............. I have been listening khadas tone board dac....there is no case......it sounds like there is no case...that it is in open air........so I have started to think is there some quantum mechanical parameters in electricity etc. that we can`t measure.....unshielded cables, dac with no case.......space, matter and time...
 

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This cable thing is mysterious....year after year debate keeps going and no conclusion in sight. I also made comparison year ago and went with couple hundred cable (from dac to active speakers) , never thought I would do that but couldn`t back off after my test. Cables were unshielded......ok, next is nuts and my thinking only.............. I have been listening khadas tone board dac....there is no case......it sounds like there is no case...that it is in open air........so I have started to think is there some quantum mechanical parameters in electricity etc. that we can`t measure.....unshielded cables, dac with no case.......space, matter and time...
Did ya ever watch David Copperfield make that Boeing 747 disappear off the runway? Maybe he manipulated the quantum mechanical parameters of the fuselage, allowing it to become invisible, or be transported to another place?
Beam me up Scotty.
Oh brother :facepalm::facepalm::facepalm:
 

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This cable thing is mysterious....year after year debate keeps going and no conclusion in sight. I also made comparison year ago and went with couple hundred cable (from dac to active speakers) , never thought I would do that but couldn`t back off after my test. Cables were unshielded......ok, next is nuts and my thinking only.............. I have been listening khadas tone board dac....there is no case......it sounds like there is no case...that it is in open air........so I have started to think is there some quantum mechanical parameters in electricity etc. that we can`t measure.....unshielded cables, dac with no case.......space, matter and time...
Dude, quit Bogarting the joint.
 
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Dude, quit Bogarting the joint.
I must admit I took some wine after putting acustic panels ...... :).....first they laugh at you, then they hate you.....then u win....dalai lama....science is like that..........somebody probably laughed at einstein.....they laugh no more
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I must admit I took some wine after putting acustic panels ...... :).....first they laugh at you, then they hate you.....then u win....dalai lama....science is like that..........somebody probably laughed at einstein.....they laugh no more View attachment 17555

I am getting a sense of deja vu. o_O
 

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I must admit I took some wine after putting acustic panels ...... :).....first they laugh at you, then they hate you.....then u win....dalai lama....science is like that..........somebody probably laughed at einstein.....they laugh no more View attachment 17555
What brand are those?

They're more attractive than the standard "make a silent chamber in the basement the neighbors wont' see" kind I'm familiar with...
 

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I love the chandelier... It must be good at breaking stationary waves!;) Speaking of cable and barbed wire, have you tried those?
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At one time I was pretty proficient with Nunchaku, but I don't remember learning all those parts, just how to not break my own bones with the things.
 
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I went back to panel shop, 5euros each, not bad they look quite funky.....asked the brand but theres none....they produced them in some china factory....these are left overs so thats why so cheap...
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for me the only reason to ever buy cables is if they’re built a lot better than the stock ones that you have, balanced can make a difference from what I read but even then that also requires gear that supports balanced output throughout unless I’m mistaken

and even then there is no way I’m going to pay $1000 in cables for a pair of, say, $300 headphones lol
 

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If only they sold cheap but expensive-looking braided cable wrappers. I could then wrap my $5 cables to look like $5K cables and brag to my neighbors :cool:
 

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If only they sold cheap but expensive-looking braided cable wrappers. I could then wrap my $5 cables to look like $5K cables and brag to my neighbors :cool:
Do a search -- there are bazillions (more or less) of cable wraps available from Amazon and all the parts places. Fancy cables is a popular DIY project.
 

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If only they sold cheap but expensive-looking braided cable wrappers. I could then wrap my $5 cables to look like $5K cables and brag to my neighbors :cool:
Like these? Cable Sleeves ;)

They are readily available from various online suppliers.
 
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