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I recently bought a box of hvac isolators, got them under everything in the house,now.
Put BGT to work.
Got rid of all the connectors between amp and speakers...things are so much cleaner,I can't listen low enough, 2nd position on the volume control is too high... shall I dirty something up(poor connection)so I have a noise threshold to drown out?
How about earplugs, maybe all I need is the psycho-acoustics, maybe I never needed any of this...
great to have inmates to talk to.
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Not sure what BGT is?
I wouldn't think direct connections and isolation would change volume, unless you bypassed actual components along the way. Was there a crossover before? If so, maybe you should consider upgrading the caps, resistors, etc and put it back in the line.
Two other options would be replace volume control with one that would give you more control, or install a resistor in front or after volume control.
There are people here [maybe better to post in the diy Tweaker Asylum] if given specs on current volume control, they can recommend what size, type, and brand of resistors you would need. Also the best place to put them.
Tuning dots won't give you any more control over the volume. Room accoustics should be addressed as a part of optimizing any decent system. But I believe it is a separate project, in this case.
No crossover,No electronics found, I could be wrong here though.
Merely removed all "in between" connections,from amp to speaker terminals.
Continuous conductors, seem to clean things up so, it seems like I could listen at a lower volume,and still maintain the presence.
The resistor on the volume control seems like a good idea. I have done a similar thing matching Ipod out-put to a 1937 6v6 am radio input....
yes, continuous from amp transformer output directly to speaker terminals,n no x-over, full-range coaxial, crazy more efficient,I might start listening to vinyl again,I wax and wain, I am also have the PS-1 as input that I also insert once in a while.. what about a zoebel? Smooth the impedance that the amp feels?...I think, could use a sanity check here...thanks
I soldered all of the tube pins to the sockets of my Dynaco Preamp once. You're right, it's much better.
Why didn't I think of that?
Glad this forum exists, general folks don't understand, they just look at my white hair,bent back and cauliflowered ears and shake their heads, and then charge me double. Wish someone would answer the phone... the ringing is distracting...
I believe Marigo makes them and probably other companies as well. A friend of mine swears by them and has them all over his house and system.
I wish they worked on humans :-)
going to check the dots out, anyone know of a diy formula, or should I ask that in the tweak forum? Thanks again for the input....
You should ask that question over at Tweakers.
hhmm...no tuning dots,yet, but back in the day had plenty of micro dots, and was listening to the psychodots,....you are speaking of a quantum tuning?
Narigo dots are based on vibration control and I can see how they would probably work. For quantum dots, you'd have to check with our resident expert on all things quantum.
There are quantum dots, I.e., Super Intelligent Chip (blush) and most likely WA Quantum Chips, Harmonix dots, the ones with REDRUM printed on the inside, Marigo VTS dots for everything from electron tubes to capacitors to speakers to windows and walls. For the more adventurous, I even have Blue and Green dots for walls and ceiling which, just to clarify, are not vibration dampers. Herbies Audio Labs even has Grungebuster Dots.
No, but I've tried Dippin Dots, and they were horrible.
Everone wamts an e-mail address, my monicker has a built in spam filter...
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