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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #6: Same impressions but still v good by N-set on 2020-01-10 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Book "High Quality Horn Loudspeaker Systems" by B... in Horn-Loaded Speakers  7 Replies 
Just got it (the last copy on German Amazon) and after an initial going through it have same impressions - more of an encyclopedia than a practical guide.  Still ind it v valuable, especially in combination with old classics like Leo Beranek and ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #55: Practicalities by N-set on 2019-12-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Sansui TU-X1 Broadcast monitor. in Off Air Audio  55 Replies 
Thanks for your responses guys. Would be great to learn some practical procedures how to setup a tuner/antenna combo properly. Any ideas where to find some sort of a tutorial? For example I'd love to learn what are the tuning scope images in t...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #52: More on X1 by N-set on 2019-12-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Sansui TU-X1 Broadcast monitor. in Off Air Audio  55 Replies 
Hi guys, Thank you for the comments. I'm a complete newbie to RF, long learning curve ahead. 1) Antenna - My guiding was Romy's finding (backed by Dima) that this tuner is easily overdriven with too strong an ant...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #48: Oh wow! by N-set on 2019-12-16 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Sansui TU-X1 Broadcast monitor. in Off Air Audio  55 Replies 
Just incorporated this wonder into my system! haven't heard a live orchestra broadcast yet but even voices from the studio have something special, some magic aura. This is how I use it: - cleaned (down to dismant...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #19: Audio not audio by N-set on 2019-06-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The IDEAL horn system in Horn-Loaded Speakers  27 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] I can talk and write about it for pages but this subject is not recognized as “audio” generally, unfortunately…. [/quote] Don't know about the others but I would be very interested to learn those tho...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: AER Pnoe by N-set on 2019-02-11 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Transparent horns in Horn-Loaded Speakers  5 Replies 
I think they were the 1st:  https://aer-loudspeakers.com/aer-pnoe/ ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Deep thought by N-set on 2019-01-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Josh: My visit to Romy the Cat's Macondo in Audio For Dummies ™  28 Replies 
Possibly the deepest thought I've come across as to why pursue audio (or actually any other activity). All that we need is in us, we just need to discover it. Fantastic, thank you very much Romy for sharing it. Cheers, Jarek ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #154: Cont'ed by N-set on 2019-01-08 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Planning my DSET in Melquiades Amplifier  180 Replies 
Anthony, thank you for the explanations. For some reasons you mention, I use C-cores. Loose coupling (pri and sec on the different legs), controlled gap and low emission. BTW toroids do have some "distributed gap" but it's small and uncontrollabl...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #151: EI vs toroids by N-set on 2019-01-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Planning my DSET in Melquiades Amplifier  180 Replies 
Congratulations on the build! [quote user="anthony"]  Yours uses all toroids, or mostly so, which are more efficient than the EI that I use. [/quote] Why have you chosen EI vs toroids? The latter emit less. ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #14: Weight by N-set on 2018-08-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The ULF cannel for my new listening room. in Audio Discussions  43 Replies 
How heavy is the structure to be suspended?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #11: Pneumatic mounts + high mass by N-set on 2018-08-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The ULF cannel for my new listening room. in Audio Discussions  43 Replies 
As a practitioner of vibration decoupling (stacore.pl), I second the idea. No gel, foam, rubber, etc will work on ULF as high mass + pneumatic mounts do. Pref. pneumatic damped too. I can assist with the design of the suspension. Cheers,Jarek...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #43: Recycling by N-set on 2018-07-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
Paul, its all welded and filled with non-dissolvable epoxy. I've convinced Kilian to try to get the cart as close  to the optimal technical specs  ass possible. Let's see how much he will be able to do.  Stich asked for s/n perhaps he can trace w...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #41: That's it by N-set on 2018-07-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
My FR7f has been examined by a Dutch master and the cart is f*cked up thoroughly: -boron cantilever glued angled with non-solvable epoxy resin -high tracking dist even when azimuth rotated - someone tried to manipulate the gen...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #39: I'm perplexed myself by N-set on 2018-07-06 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
But I'm not an imaging or a soundstage freak. I'm looking for a cart specialist in EU to try to correct the geometry. Any reasonable suggestions welcome. Thanks, Jarek ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #4: Dissatisfaction by N-set on 2018-07-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Calamine Lotion From TechDas in Audio News  4 Replies 
Well, I've heard from one AF1 user some less than a neutral feedback. He was also reporting on one more user not 100% satisfied with the table. Hence asking. Cheers, Jarek ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #37: FR7f ride by N-set on 2018-07-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
Paul, not sure if you are familiar with the combo. There is nothing one can adjust apart from VTF, VTA and P2S. Even with the latter I'm bound by the EMT930 arm hole. Smart collar design by my business partner gave me some +/-1.8mm ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #2: AF1 by N-set on 2018-07-05 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Calamine Lotion From TechDas in Audio News  4 Replies 
[quote user="Paul S"]Didn't read it yet, but I will say I never noticed any problems with the AF1[/quote]Paul, do you own one?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #35: Continued by N-set on 2018-07-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
Today I continued exploration despite the azimuth problem which starts to look serious (either the arm or the cart has a problem and no az adjustment, researching this). Added some VTF to reach 2.70g to give it a bit better tracking conditions despit...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #34: No use by N-set on 2018-07-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
Paul, thank you but it's of no use. Pls look at the FR combo. The only thing I can do is P2S. To set it correctly the best is laser engraved arc on a mirror surface - waiting for one. And I have a copy of the Dennesen too. But the big problem is ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #32: FR7f journey started again! by N-set on 2018-07-03 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
Fi-analy started listening the FR combo! The setup is somewhat haphazard:* P2S unknown - trying to get 231.5mm recommended by the Germans, took the pains and the cost to design and make a special collar but missing a laser engraved protractor to see ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #285: Burn, motherf....r, burn! by N-set on 2018-06-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The last phonocorrector: “End of Life" Phonostage in Analog Playback  285 Replies 
t took me 5 freaking years to fin-anally install a second set of SUT's in my EAR834. 4 out of those 5 years was waiting for Tribiute Pieter to make me custom silver SUT's on nanocrystaline core. I even found him the wire. I went boutique and the ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #10: GU-80 by N-set on 2018-05-27 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: 250 watts Parallel S.E. advises in Audio Discussions  13 Replies 
You may take a look at GU-80. It's a DHP but some report excellent sound. I had some ideas regarding it: http://goodsoundclub.com/Forums/ShowPost.aspx?PageIndex=3&postID=16064#16064 Cheers, Jarek ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #31: Comming soon by N-set on 2018-03-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Fidelity Research FR-7 in Analog Playback  42 Replies 
Hi Paul,WTF is probably the right question. The time has been the problem - in the past 2,5yrs Ive set up my own audio company and only recently came back to working on the front end of my system.I changed the concept and bought the FR64S arm togethe...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #52: No such luck by N-set on 2018-02-13 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Sensible record cleaning: vinyl piranhas and record Vaseline in Analog Playback  53 Replies 
I must be somehow unlucky here. I recently added a US cleaner from Audiorevita +DIOY 1micron filtering. I use Rushton's recipe with 5% IPA +0.13% Photoflo + Deionezed water, 15mins, 35C, 1.5" spacing, 60% power@40kHz, 3rpm (yes, the motor is quite fa...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #38: Why buying this at all? by N-set on 2017-07-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Copper Mat on a Micro Seiki Gun Metal Platter in Analog Playback  112 Replies 
Not a MS owner, but have been wondering why buying this 30+ yrs old mat at all with all the risks you describe? Virtually any modern metal shop will be able to machine it and check the flatness down to microns. The price I guess would also be much lo...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1577: Not convinced by N-set on 2017-07-13 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1697 Replies 
Big power installations use big screws. M4 or M5 will not reliably tighten - the thread is to small, will not bite into the copper enough IMHO. So I went with brass. If chasing conductivity, why not silver than?Cheers,N-set...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1575: Too soft! by N-set on 2017-07-12 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: It’s mad, mad, mad... electricity. in Audio Discussions  1697 Replies 
Unless they process it somehow (cry?). I was going to order copper bus bars from a machinist friend but I realized copper as it is is way too soft for reliable screwed cable connections.M4 or M5 screws hosted in copper will not stand much torque and ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #125: Iron? by N-set on 2017-04-19 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Planning my DSET in Melquiades Amplifier  180 Replies 
Thanks! And who is winding your signal iron? Pieter?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #123: Nichicons by N-set on 2017-04-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Planning my DSET in Melquiades Amplifier  180 Replies 
Gentlemen, I can only hope to be wrong on the  air-borne feedback.Actually your project Anthony made me think of coming back to my Staxquiades project - a Milq inspired monster amp for my Stax headphones. Do you have a source of big PSU Nichicons at ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #112: Multiplying by zero by N-set on 2017-04-17 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Planning my DSET in Melquiades Amplifier  180 Replies 
Anthony, irrespectively of all the extreme acrobatics you are doing with the inner damping and the structural isolation, sound wave hitting your tubescan multiply all your work by zero. As simple as that. Big tubes = big inner structure structure = l...
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