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 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: Help crackle on preamp

 Post subject: Re: Help crackle on preamp
Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:13 pm 

Replies: 50
Views: 2648

Some valid advice from some members. Based on your description of the preamp problem(s), microphonic tubes may be a factor, but you stated that inserting previous tubes , same problem persists. Therefore, problem might be a dirty volume pot.... even if problem is in one channel. Spray Deoxit Gold ! ...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Happy New Year

 Post subject: Re: Happy New Year
Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:51 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 670

HAPPY :D , HAPPY :D New Year , 2018.☺.... To ALL CAM members & to CAM Admin. ! ☺ mj

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: Manufacture recommends power amp always left on

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:14 pm 

Replies: 72
Views: 5042

So here are some questions to you( and all manufacturers)..... as to home / personal habits, Do you leave house lights on, all time ? Do you leave computer on, all time ? Do you leave your smart phone on , all time ? Do you leave hot water switch on , all time ? * IF you say, YES I DO :) ........ yo...

 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: RIP Antoine "Fats" Domino

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:02 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 682

Hey Violaguy! You have some fond memories there :wink: so cool.

 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: RIP Antoine "Fats" Domino

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:09 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 682

"Ain't that a shame".... "I found my thrill, on blueberry hill", just 2 of Fats Dominos classics. He died of natural causes in his home in Louisiana. He was 89. He sold over 100 million records ! :(

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Do You Listen with Speaker Grilles On or Off?

Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:39 pm 

Replies: 56
Views: 3697

How many times does this need to be a question, at all ?! Just take 5 minutes: listen grilles on /grilles off.
Only YOU will decide what sounds best to you ! :roll: :?:

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Matched Tubes - One and two amplifiers

Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:42 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 1782

Thanks VoodooFunk,
I forgot to mention biasing as an important factor.
Most audio enthusiasts don' t have a tube tester or a bias apparatus, thus are reliant on tube info. from seller or tube stores

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Matched Tubes - One and two amplifiers

Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 3:57 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 1782

It is always recommended to have very closely matched power tubes
Also very important to have your small signal tubes also matched;
* for close emission readings
* for close matched section in a tube
My 3 cents :)

 Forum: Live Music   Topic: Concert prices back in the day compared to now

Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:57 pm 

Replies: 72
Views: 7733

Hi CAM members, If I may explain why concert tix pricing escalation started; well, look to the early 1990's....The Eagles reunited & released Hell Freeze Over CD. ++This is where it unfolded...This CD sold HUGE ##. Next was tour plans. Thus, when dates were announced in USA, Toronto got a firm s...

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: Welcome the newest member to our mod team!

Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:09 pm 

Replies: 49
Views: 11273

Congrats! Congrats! and Welcome airdronian :) get to work!! LOL!
Happy New Year to all at admin. AND to all CAM members coast to coast!

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Audio Equipment-Use it or lose it?

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:31 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 3450

Or, mahatma1, you might have GAS....GearAquisitionSyndrome :wink: Cheers! :D

 Forum: Speakers   Topic: Anyone here burn incense?

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:50 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 2031

"Incense and peppermints a thrill of mankind...... la di da di da Ahhh, incense and peppermints...fruit of the vine. :)

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Anyone use a power conditioner ?

Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:15 pm 

Replies: 54
Views: 4923

Great suggestions from Toby (moderator) . I have gone this path of upgrading power receptacles to very high grade ones. Those cheap 69 cent wall receptacles are a major hindrance. :)

 Forum: Fraud Warnings   Topic: Scammer: - Edmeez45

Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:10 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 2347

No offence taken or thoughts of conspiracy. Just simply wondering about the situation you mention. I was not aware.

 Forum: Fraud Warnings   Topic: Scammer: - Edmeez45

Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:37 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 2347

Thank you Toby, this clears up one matter. I and I think all CAM members in Quebec still want a response from CAM member JPG on his assumptions! .....on a lot of scammer activity in Quebec ?
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