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 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: What is your plating material of choice?

Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 6:27 am 

Replies: 20
Views: 1673

Quick edit - I forgot to put Gold in the poll.
Sorry folks!

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: What is your plating material of choice?

Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:01 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 1673

Hi all, Just an informal poll about what material you prefer your interconnects, plugs, etc., plated with. If you have any personal experience with changing from one type to another, for whatever reason, please share it. Do you prefer certain types based on the application? Share that too! If you ar...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Do you listen with your eyes closed?

Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:19 pm 

Replies: 46
Views: 2171

Live recording = eyes closed (pretending to be in the crowd)
Studio recording = eyes open (pretending my room is the studio)
Me = weird :P

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: NRG Custom Cables - I'm back!

Posted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:45 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 370

Happy New Year all, Well, the sleepless nights continue, so I figured I might as well make them productive and get back in "bid-ness". On a different but related note, while on hiatus, I wasn't able to completely turn my brain off and I came up with a new design :idea: for a grounded plug ...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Furutech Fi50's

 Post subject: Re: Furutech Fi50's
Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:34 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 928

your query suggest you have little to no knowledge of the product, rather considering only its "upgrade" potential combined with that other difficult to characterize concern: "...the masses wouldn't label me a hypocrite/full-o-sh_t for offering them as an option..." ... No serio...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Furutech Fi50's

 Post subject: Furutech Fi50's
Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:49 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 928

What are your thoughts on Furutech Fi50 plugs? Are they the real deal, and/or are they worth it for the right price? Or, conversely, are they over-hyped/over-priced? I ask because IF I was able to get a deal on them, I would need to be assured that the masses wouldn't label me a hypocrite/full-o-sh_...

 Forum: Room Acoustics and Treatments   Topic: equipment positioning

 Post subject: Re: equipment positioning
Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:08 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 1930

In my experience having equipment on a stand between the speakers is not a problem given that the stand is behind the front plane of the speakers. Agreed. Get any "first reflection" issues taken care of [IE. bring the speakers out front as much as possible], and you're in good shape. Chee...

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: NRG Custom Cables - new stuff

Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:55 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1012

Hi all, First, a quick clarification - I changed my username from 'nrg1275' to 'NRG Custom Cables' Almost everything changed over to the new username, with the exception of old forum posts, which are still under 'nrg1275'. Sorry for any confusion. In other news, I've been cooking up a few things in ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: NRG Cables - sneak peek

Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:40 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1923

Hi all, Here's a sneak peak at a proposed new version of 'The .1' (The Point One). I know, I know - I really should look up the term "hiatus", shouldn't I? :P It starts with the new v2.0, in which I remove the the thick rubber jacket that normally encases the conductors and insulation, and...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Blue Ray player for spinning cd"s???

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:42 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 1881

In my very humble opinion, the only (currently available) Oppo that may be worth its salt as a CD player is the 205. I tried the 203 in an effort to have a single deck solution, but my Panasonic BDT210 is a better CD player. I couldn't bring myself to spend $1500+ CAD on the 205, so I'm currently in...

 Forum: Site Help, Suggestions and Requests   Topic: Links in ads not working

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:22 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 596

Same issue.
I cannot delete photos either [again].

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: NRG Custom Cables - taking a little break

Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:06 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Hi all,

Just a quick F.Y.I. - we will be welcoming a new addition to the family very soon (the human family, not the cable family - yet), so I'm taking a little break from production until things settle down a bit (as much as that is possible).
Thank-you all for your patience and support.

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: EMI paper/fabric

 Post subject: Re: EMI paper/fabric
Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:28 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1272

Quick follow-up: The fabric is typically used as a lining for bags/purses/wallets/etc. to protect electronics and credit cards from being scanned/hacked, and the paper version is typically used in cell phone cases. Cost-wise, it would be equivalent to using a copper braided sleeve, and as far as it'...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: EMI paper/fabric

 Post subject: EMI paper/fabric
Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:43 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 1272

Hi all,

Does anyone use this type of product anywhere in their system (on cables, etc.)?
I know someone who swears by it, but I'm curious to learn what the masses have to say.
NRG Custom Cables - EMI shielding fabric.jpg
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 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: What's on your electronics "Holiday" wishlist?

Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:09 am 

Replies: 52
Views: 2770

mpublicover wrote:
Christmas is for replenishing the socks and underwear. I don't wait that long for audio.

What do you mean? (*scratches heel through hole in his sock*)
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