Your Next Upgrade? (Part 2)

That’s cool. We did the egg drop as part of the space program in the mid 60’s.

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She and her classmates had a lot of fun with it. Totally impractical.

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I installed my two Shunyata Alpha V2 NR power cables today. One went on my Sonore Signature Rendu and the other went on my DSD mkii. Moved the Omega QR-s to my Pass pre (it was on the mkii).

I also installed the Tripp Lite plug locks for all the 15A (C13) plugs. They work amazing….the plug is in the socket nice and tight. Funny but when I pushed my rack back, after installing the Alphas, my Shunyata Omega XC came unplugged from my Shunyata Denali. I did panic for a minute before I figured out what happened. Ordered the C19 (20A) version right away. These things really work…highly recommended.


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So, I have a few more hours on my latest upgrade - a gently used DS Sr. with some Edcor transformer and analogue JKR power supply upgrades and I have to say the presentation is clearly better on some favorite tracks like this one:

Again, I am noting more clarity without any sense of an analytical sound. Rather the details just seem to roll out more naturally (any), warts and all.

I have once again been impressed with what can be wrung out the DS Sr. and systems in general. One of reasons for being an aficionado - there always seems to be more to be had from familiar material.

Love it when I get to be reminded of that fact…

Such fun.

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Happy cake day Al! I hope your cake survives the day …

Dale, did you have to buy a package of 100? That’s all I found on Amazon and other suppliers. They also seemed to be for the C14 plug going into a C13 outlet which, as I read it, is backwards from what we use. Am I missing something? I really need this for my AirLens since the cord has fallen out a couple of times. Never happened with other components …

I did buy bags of 100. Seems stupid but given the money I spend on this hobby…cheap since they work.

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Try wrapping some Teflon plumbers tape around the female end…works great. Don’t be stingy with it…use enough to get a tight grip!

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10-4. Less than the price of an entry level fuse or isolation device.

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Happy Cake Day Al!

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New Timber Nation rack(s) waiting for assembly

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Big fan from afar of their quality and reputation…

Don’t own any of their stuff personally, but some day probably.

Looking forward to pictures of completed project.

Congrats.

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Very high quality, hand made to order in Tyrone, PA…
They will make the racks about any way they you want and don’t mind “specials”.

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Latest upgrade. Wireless setup to help relocate the 2nd sub.

Finally got the wireless up and running after some hiccups. Totally my fault. Not the transmitter.

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For my Definitive Tech outside speakers above my deck. Fixed volume, unbalanced input from my pass pre into the Lehmann audio pre (headphone amp) and then the Schiit Vidar 100W per Channel A/B amp. Running for about 30 minutes and sounds great outside. Can’t wait for warmer weather!

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What is that contraption on the top shelf? It looks like something that might be found in an archeological dig.

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It looks like an analog typewriter.

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But if one must use their digits to work it, is it really analog?

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The FM bug hit so I made a move…This tuner not only sounds wonderful…but is like new out of the box!

Sansui TU-9900 :grin:

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Very nice!

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