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 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: What issues with Pass Labs F5 power amp?

Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:03 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 1104

Actually the fans will work better on top blowing up. To control directivity of airflow you need to suck the air towards the intended direction of airflow. Blowing towards an object creates dispersion. Sucking the air past a target area will stream the air at the intended target.

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: Boman dual mon Amp

 Post subject: Boman dual mon Amp
Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:31 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 581

Have recently picked up a Boman XJ-5m dual mono amp. Can find no specs or any other info on the net. This amp has two massive torroidal trafos - each with its own power cord. Two separate amp boards, solid chassis with 3/8" thick face plate and two sets of output binding posts - but only one se...

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: What tube amp to replace 100WPC Nikko SS Alpha II?

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:25 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 1988

Take a look at the new Schiit Freya. Rave reviews.

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Server please

 Post subject: Re: Server please
Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:03 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 2194

Jut read an article where the author states that in two years you won't need to buy an expensive server ( yeah they're all expensive ) as you'll be able to do it from your smartphone. I'd wait and just live with what you have for now.

 Forum: Tuners (Radio)   Topic: Best Available Tuner under $400

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:37 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 2639

Go to Check their shootout results. lots of choices

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Audio Community Phrases or Sayings that Make You Cringe.

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:29 am 

Replies: 116
Views: 7978

one that irks me when I see it : "Tweeter pushed in but doesn't affect the sound". I've even seen this on ads from retailers. If this were true then why are no brand new ones sold in this condition?

 Forum: Tuners (Radio)   Topic: FM Tuner Upgrade:suggestions?

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:03 pm 

Replies: 34
Views: 5833

what kind of antenna are you using? A dedicated outdoor FM antenna would be my first upgrade. You may find it raises your present tuner to a level where you may not feel the need to upgrade it. If you are looking for a new tuner a Sansui TU 517 would also be a good choice.

 Forum: Receivers   Topic: Recommendations for new home theatre set up?

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:16 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 4141

surprised no one has mentioned the ELAC Uni-Fi speakers. From everything I've read give them a listen before you commit to any speakers.

 Forum: Fraud Warnings   Topic: E-mail I received concerning payment for my speakers

 Post subject: COLE/KELLY/?
Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 6:54 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 6696

Best thing to do is block all his email addresses and any other SCAMMER addresses you know of. Then you won't have do waste your time on his BS. I think they should be called SCUMMERs not SCAMMERS.

 Forum: Fraud Warnings   Topic: E-mail I received concerning payment for my speakers

Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 5:18 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 6696 - contacted me with the same email as everyone else it seems.SCAMMER

 Forum: Fraud Warnings   Topic: A couple of scams to watch for..

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Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 5:09 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 4104

I wasn't surprised to see his name on this forum - alot it seems. I've blocked him on my email and will ad the othe names I've seen here. Another scammer sent me a $3500 money order for a $250 purchase. No I didn't cash it.Too bad they exist.It'not just "buyer beware" but also" seller...
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