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  1. If this of any use to anyone in the future with...

    If this of any use to anyone in the future with an amp using the Tripath chip(s):

    I talked to Steve Mantz this week. My Tripath Phase Linear Opus 4 a bad power supply... I was herding (rabid)...
  2. Thread: Now Playing

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    Had listened to and seen Galactic, but only...

    Had listened to and seen Galactic, but only recently heard the Stanton Moore Trio...

    Stanton Moore - MUSIC
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    Incredible... YouTube - Interview with Aaron...

    Incredible...

    YouTube - Interview with Aaron Ralston for 127 Hours
  4. Thanks for the input everyone. I heard back...

    Thanks for the input everyone.

    I heard back from Steve Mantz and he's going to take a look at it for me. It sounds like he's repaired (or at least diagnosed problems) a few of these TriPath...
  5. It sat in the back of the home office closet...

    It sat in the back of the home office closet since I removed it from my truck. So unless my son used it in some Lego Star Wars battle re-creation, then I'm going to bet on the caps.

    No response...
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    A small slice of the potential impact: You...

    A small slice of the potential impact:

    You shut off electricity and the water and wastewater treatment plants don't operate. Medium to large cities would quickly become unsanitary because the...
  7. Yessir, that's the one. I'll try Steve...

    Yessir, that's the one.

    I'll try Steve Mantz first and see what I come up with. Thanks for the suggestion!
  8. Question re: Tripath - Phase Linear "Class T" Amp needs repair, or not

    Couple questions...

    I have a Phase Linear Opus 4 Class T Tripath amp that will not power up. I ran it over to a local audio repair shop for a quick bench test and it was dead. The tech is...
  9. Cool. For me, the ice breaker of JL Tools is...

    Cool.

    For me, the ice breaker of JL Tools is just fine until I get myself a bit more educated and experienced with what I'm doing and (hopefully) understanding why I'm doing it.

    Baby steps are...
  10. I grabbed the JL Audio Tools... but need a...

    I grabbed the JL Audio Tools... but need a microphone for the Touch.

    Anyone try one of these yet? Blue Microphones | Mikey for iPod - ideal for vocals, room mixing for drums, electric guitar...
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    I typically run my iPod in lieu of CDs these...

    I typically run my iPod in lieu of CDs these days... I rip my CDs into iTunes using Apple Lossless Encoder. iTunes > Preferences > General > Import Settings >

    I've also gone back through and...
  12. I'd like to resurrect this thread because I'm...

    I'd like to resurrect this thread because I'm intrigued by what I think werewolf is offering. I guess I'm hoping to hear more about what he has in mind.

    The problem is, I'd fall firmly on the...
  13. Thread: Now Playing

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    Holy Shit! Love the CB! It's not playing now,...

    Holy Shit! Love the CB! It's not playing now, but it will be when I get home and raid the CD stash.

    My wife and I caught them a few times live here in Austin back in the early 90s. Once we took...
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    ^^ Aint that the truth... Happy Thanksgiving. ...

    ^^ Aint that the truth...

    Happy Thanksgiving.

    And I couldn't talk my wife into the turducken this year. Damn!

    Not surprising given the root of the work could be interpreted as "turd."
  15. Thread: Amazon Deals...

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    Here's an Amazon deal... I don't know anything...

    Here's an Amazon deal... I don't know anything about this Pioneer amp, but the discount is steep.

    Amazon.com: Pioneer GM-D8500M Class-D Mono Amplifier with 1200 Watts Max. Power: Electronics
  16. Thread: Watches

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    I swear by the Tag Heuers. I've been wearing...

    I swear by the Tag Heuers. I've been wearing them (I'm on my 3rd) for ~25 years.

    I bought a used Tag Heuer from a brick and mortar store (Tourneau?) in Houston about 15 years ago. New it...
  17. Thread: Memphis EQ

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    ^^ Correct (I think). I downloaded the JL Audio...

    ^^ Correct (I think). I downloaded the JL Audio tools off iTunes onto my Touch and it loads up just fine, but don't have an external microphone for it yet.
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    Thanks for the replies... The best I can do for a...

    Thanks for the replies... The best I can do for a photo is probably this:

    TIVAR&REG;<SUP>&REG;</SUP> 88 UHMW SHEET - Plastic Rods

    The note from RickVS re:bonding the fiberglass to the UHMD is...
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    Ultra-high Molecular Weight Poly

    Here’s the short version of my question:

    Has anyone used ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene to build enclosure pieces-parts? I have a local source for it, and I’d think it may work with...
  20. Thread: New Apple TV

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    I get a pop on my home system using APE and an...

    I get a pop on my home system using APE and an external DAC... it's not a severe pop, but it's there.

    iMac -> APE -> mini toslink optical -> Musical Fidelity DAC -> Denon Amp

    Curious to know...
  21. Thread: I don't even...

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    ^^ it's a portable tweak! Oh Damn... the...

    ^^ it's a portable tweak!

    Oh Damn... the Coconut Audio is hilarious.
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