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RE: Has anyone else tried this experiment?

"I suggest that you take the switch out of the signal path, and just listen over the course of a week or two to each of the two amplifiers, one at a time. I would bet that you will emerge from that experience with a clear preference of one amplifier over the other. Short term sonic memory is not required to figure this out."

I think the trouble is that many new psychological "confounding factors" will then be introduced, that are quite possibly a lot more significant than the effects of capacitance, resistance, or whatever, in his switch.

To make a fair test, he would now need to arrange tests where he believed he was listening to amplifier A for a couple of weeks but in actuality it was amplifier B, and so on.

Chris


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