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pseudoid

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Dude(s) -- at the least, get some audiophile outlets. Mine are orange. Spec'd by me when the house was built.
Needless to say*, their audiophile cred is off the charts.
...get ready to be ridiculed by @Jim Taylor because he apparently did not carefully read what I carefully constructed (both recent replies).
I recommend you put some more emojis.:(

If he doesn't; I will paint my outlets same orange as yours!
 

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...get ready to be ridiculed by @Jim Taylor because he apparently did not carefully read what I carefully constructed (both recent replies).
I recommend you put some more emojis.:(

If he doesn't; I will paint my outlets same orange as yours!
They have to be molded that color. Otherwise they don't sound as good.
 

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This is something you hear. It can't be measured.
I disagree! How many AP measurements show MAINs frequency rearing its ugly signature in the graphs.
Yes @Jim Taylor, we can argue it is -96.256dB down from the 1kHz test signal but it shows that it is not as invisible or (unheard:oops:) as they should be.
I think one of your consternation points was that the manufacturers' know best...?
 

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Dude(s) -- at the least, get some audiophile outlets. Mine are orange. Spec'd by me when the house was built.
Needless to say*, their audiophile cred is off the charts.

:cool:


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* Not that it stopped me from 'saying' it. :facepalm:
Those orange outlets look like the possessed screaming souls of ghouls. Frightening.
 

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That was a perfect write up to justify a PS Audio Regenerator unit. If Paul sees this he will use it for his customer service people when they are on the phone!

I thought Regurgitator was a Brisbane band ?
 

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Those are legit products. Ceramic power cable isolators are on power line poles. Cost $5 or so. But their use case migrating to the audiophile realm is a bit of a fantasy. It does keep cables routing tidy.
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genius. Take a mass produced cheap product and remarket as a boutique tweak.

Come the revolution...
 

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Sure, but you're used to all that coloration from those horns!

/Perpetuating the horn myths
I guess it's whatever the complement of orange is -- so it all comes out in the wash, you know? ;)

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I mean, there you go. Horns ↔ Miles Davis ↔ Kind of Blue.
Game, set, and match. :cool:
 

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Perfect? It cannot be; it is out of your control.:(

AC MAINs voltage variations
AC MAINs frequency variations
AC MAINs 'earth ground' reference
AC MAINs phase used for audio and other AC MAINs connected-hardware about the house
AC MAINs spikes, noise, RFI/EMI both from the primary AC MAINs primary input and AC MAINs power-sharing inside the house/phase

I am not saying that these always will be attacking your audio system/sound but these are just some of the potential vulnerabilities if your audio hardware (and all other in-house electronics) do poor power management.

None of the above is audible in my case, except on occasional thunderstorms when the amplifier reboots itself...
 

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It's already been done to the extreme ;):
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That reminds me of the "tension sheets" in Red Dwarf.

 

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genius. Take a mass produced cheap product and remarket as a boutique tweak.

Come the revolution...
Moreover a pointless tweak without any sonic value. But that's why it's such good snake oil.
 
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