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Old 11-14-2012, 05:32 PM   #176
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The ERS Paper needs to have tape on the edges to avoid short-circuits. Otherwise this happens:

Facepalm... the metal case of the equipment is a hell lot more effective than your ERS...
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:07 PM   #177
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Guess what the power company uses to get power to your house? Guess what the electricians that wired your house used? Plain, old copper wire.
Not to nitpick, but Aluminum wire has been used in homes as well, though I think that's finally stopped - copper + aluminum = ignition risk.

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I've brought this thread to the attention of the moderators. I doubt anything will be done, but let's stop feeding the troll.

People: I suggest you look up Patrick82 and ValhallaPC on the audio forums. If you want to laugh at a troll, you've found him.
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I hope this thread stays open, it's great.
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:56 PM   #179
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Seeing as you have some very high end $80,000 power cables. I would assume you could afford a half decent knife for opening packages. Or at least a wet stone and 10 minutes to watch a youtube video and sharpen your blunt steel object in the video.
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Seeing as you have some very high end $80,000 power cables. I would assume you could afford a half decent knife for opening packages. Or at least a wet stone and 10 minutes to watch a youtube video and sharpen your blunt steel object in the video.
THAT NOT IMPROVE SOUND! You must wrap the knife in paper, that will greatly improve your sound quality since the knife can reflect RF waves.

You must also wrap yourself in paper, since the body gives off low level electrical impulses.
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I google "ERS paper" and the second link is to a head-fi.org thread from 2007... with surprise special guest Patrick82!
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You must also wrap yourself in paper, since the body gives off low level electrical impulses.
You know, I've wondered about this as well. Shouldn't we, the listeners, place our selves in Faraday cages to remove the variable of us?
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THAT NOT IMPROVE SOUND! You must wrap the knife in paper
And color it with a green marker...

... then maybe wrap some wire around the end, and hang it off your unused RCA output connector. Wallah... instant GroundHanger "Sharp".

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You know, I've wondered about this as well. Shouldn't we, the listeners, place our selves in Faraday cages to remove the variable of us?
Maybe to be a true audiophile then your body has to give off less impulses, otherwise you will not be able to hear the difference in cables.
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Maybe to be a true audiophile then your body has to give off less impulses, otherwise you will not be able to hear the difference in cables.
You mean you should be dead?
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You mean you should be dead?
Zombies?! Now Audiophilism makes complete sense.
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B-? Woahhhh... that sounds pretty good coming from you. I thought I was gonna get an F or D-? Woahhhh

The thing is, I wasn't trying hard. I was just posting what I feel like posting. No need to up my game. I already have wealth of knowledge in how cables (audio cables and power cords) work and how much impact they have on sound. It's your loss that you don't have the guts buy an expensive cable and try it out yourself... I can understand that you have limited income. You can save.
Cheez-man - how about you sit the next couple out and then you come back with some better stuff? We're here for you, bro.
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I've brought this thread to the attention of the moderators. I doubt anything will be done, but let's stop feeding the troll.
Again...I ask why? Especially when you add...

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THAT NOT IMPROVE SOUND! You must wrap the knife in paper, that will greatly improve your sound quality since the knife can reflect RF waves.

You must also wrap yourself in paper, since the body gives off low level electrical impulses.
...after your suggestion this should be closed.

Who cares. Let it do what it will.
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Again...I ask why? Especially when you add...



...after your suggestion this should be closed.

Who cares. Let it do what it will.
I didn't feed the troll with the post you quoted. I've stopped feeding the troll. I'm just sitting on the side and throwing popcorn in occasionally. My issue is with the crap being posted about "$80,000" cables and whatnot that's obviously fake, and lies.
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Close this thread? Are you kidding? People normally pay top dollar for humor like this.
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I watched his unboxing video, LOL. Out of focus, using a flash light, in his underwear no doubt. He has raised the art of trolling to a new level.

Fascinating.

I am going to check the other threads he posted elsewhere. The reactions should be hilarious.

Edit: I found out why he was using a flashlight to make the video.

Quote from the OP:
"I have lightbulbs in the ceiling, but I unscrewed them, because it improves the sound."

It all make sense now.
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I watched his unboxing video, LOL. Out of focus, using a flash light, in his underwear no doubt. He has raised the art of trolling to a new level.

Fascinating.

I am going to check the other threads he posted elsewhere. The reactions should be hilarious.

Edit: I found out why he was using a flashlight to make the video.

Quote from the OP:
"I have lightbulbs in the ceiling, but I unscrewed them, because it improves the sound."

It all make sense now.
But but I thought his power line cleans it all up?
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:10 PM   #193
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Everyone knows that to get the best possible sound fidelity from anything you have to be in space. A true audiophile would go live in space.
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I watched his unboxing video, LOL. Out of focus, using a flash light, in his underwear no doubt. He has raised the art of trolling to a new level.

Fascinating.

I am going to check the other threads he posted elsewhere. The reactions should be hilarious.

Edit: I found out why he was using a flashlight to make the video.

Quote from the OP:
"I have lightbulbs in the ceiling, but I unscrewed them, because it improves the sound."


It all make sense now.
Wow! Listen, I'm not opposed to people buying expensive cables, but this is beyond ridiculous. And when I say "ridiculous," I mean bordering on mental issues.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq9RSqU6gN0

He's gone so far as to wrap his headphone wires in paper! No wonder he needs to sell his cables for so much to support his own habit.
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Wow! Listen, I'm not opposed to people buying expensive cables, but this is beyond ridiculous. And when I say "ridiculous," I mean bordering on mental issues.
Bordering? What do you mean bordering?
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Everyone knows that to get the best possible sound fidelity from anything you have to be in space. A true audiophile would go live in space.
But what about solar flares?
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But what about solar flares?
So, should we then sit as close as possible to a the event horizon of a black hole and place it between us and the nearest possible electromagnetic disturbance? It'll suck up all of the bad stuff(tm) and purify our sound!

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Edit: I found out why he was using a flashlight to make the video.

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"I have lightbulbs in the ceiling, but I unscrewed them, because it improves the sound."

It all make sense now.
Well -- if the bulbs are CFLs (fluorescents) then turning them off actually may help. CFLs are nasty, with most using cheap magnetic ballasts that add noise to your power circuits. I've experienced that firsthand -- with humming subwoofer amps, humming/buzzing power amps, etc.

The sane approach to solving that problem is to get rid of the CFLs. Replace them with incandescent or LED bulbs. Sitting in a dark room with a flashlight? Uh... no.
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Well -- if the bulbs are CFLs (fluorescents) then turning them off actually may help. CFLs are nasty, with most using cheap magnetic ballasts that add noise to your power circuits. I've experienced that firsthand -- with humming subwoofer amps, humming/buzzing power amps, etc.

The sane approach to solving that problem is to get rid of the CFLs. Replace them with incandescent or LED bulbs. Sitting in a dark room with a flashlight? Uh... no.
Then the amps didn't have proper filtering, and you needed to add that before the amp. You must always assume that your AC power is nasty stuff and needs some amount of filtering.
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