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    VSAT88, you are doing great, Lee will get you...

    VSAT88, you are doing great, Lee will get you through this, if you do exactly as he says and no more you will get your amp fixed, and you are following along perfectly. The amp will be singing soon,...
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    Had a 91 Bronco, silver anniversary edition with...

    Had a 91 Bronco, silver anniversary edition with the silver Bronco emblems on the side. I wish I never sold that truck.

    Stock stereo :-(

    I did have a couple of the Sony XR decks from the 80s,...
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    Don't worry, not sure why the attitude, this is a...

    Don't worry, not sure why the attitude, this is a fun board right?

    I run my WOPL 700B into 4 ohm speakers, it gets hot, so what.
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    Welcome, I also run a set of Ohm Is, love them....

    Welcome, I also run a set of Ohm Is, love them. Bought them a few years ago form the original owner in Maine. I purchased and rebuilt a 700B from ebay using the WhiteOak products with a lot of help...
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    Poll: Those are nice, I had Nakamishi wire and...

    Those are nice, I had Nakamishi wire and connectors in one of my car stereos, nice stuff.

    Just be sure they are large enough for your wire, I used locking banana for my amps.
    ...
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    If my car was overheating because of excessive...

    If my car was overheating because of excessive load I would probably swap in a larger radiator.

    The amp will never die, it can be rebuilt, heck last summer I replaced everything except a handful...
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    I need to add some fans to me PL 700B, they drive...

    I need to add some fans to me PL 700B, they drive a pair of 4 ohm speakers (Ohm Is), and the amp does get hot, and will shutdown if I run it too long at a high volumes. The pros had trouble cooling...
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    Sad, just saw Peter Wolf in concert Saturday...

    Sad, just saw Peter Wolf in concert Saturday night, guy still has it, moves like a teenager, and his voice is as good as it ever was.
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    Thanks Ed, that's so cool to see a picture of the...

    Thanks Ed, that's so cool to see a picture of the person that built the amp. Although after a full WOPL treatment including a new chassis, there is not much left that Ruth would have done. But great...
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    My 700b was a "Ruth", unknown SN, tag unreadable,...

    My 700b was a "Ruth", unknown SN, tag unreadable, but seems like an early one (non cam off switch, metal knobs).
  11. Thread: AR98 LSI

    by Billboard
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    That does not sound like clipping. When you have...

    That does not sound like clipping. When you have clipping the amplifier is distorting on the peaks, sounds bad, and is worse for your speakers especially the delicate tweeters.

    What you have...
  12. 30 Hz is pretty good, just be careful and do not...

    30 Hz is pretty good, just be careful and do not send sine-wave at high/full volume, this is very stressful for amps, and I imagine speakers.

    Good for testing at lower volumes and with a scope for...
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    Transmitters are pretty boring these days, I...

    Transmitters are pretty boring these days, I worked in a radio room where an old UHF TV transmitter was serviced by walk-in.

    Another story: when we were digging a trench to feed power to a hut at...
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    Too bad it's not a 50,000 watt clear channel...

    Too bad it's not a 50,000 watt clear channel station, then you could hear the music in your dental fillings.
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    I have heard good things in regard to the airport...

    I have heard good things in regard to the airport express, that was going to be my second choice, but I already owned the Chromecast Audio device, so that is where I started.

    Don't think I could...
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    How do you play the MP3s?

    How do you play the MP3s?
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    Ipad direct to stereo=not great

    For about a year I have been listening to digital music from my iPad to my Pioneer SX-950 using a headphone to RCA cable. Sound was OK, some albums sounded better than others. Most of the music was...
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    tiddler= A young or unusually small person or...

    tiddler= A young or unusually small person or thing.
    example
    ‘she was only a little tiddler, ten years old’

    Hey, I must not be the only one that needed to look that up.
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    you said butt, Ha!

    you said butt, Ha!
  20. Thread: Hello Folks!

    by Billboard
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    Welcom , lots of good stuff here, hour and hours...

    Welcom , lots of good stuff here, hour and hours of reading in the history thread, master techs that are amazing at remote diagnostics and help with repairs.
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    Thanks Nando, yes I am using the SX-950 as a...

    Thanks Nando, yes I am using the SX-950 as a pre-amp, and using it to drive the WOPL. The SX-950 stays nice and cool that way, no problem stacking the reel to reel on top of it. I will be looking for...
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    I would be happy to send you the contact info of...

    I would be happy to send you the contact info of the gentleman that sold me my deck. He seems to know his stuff, but shipping on the 909 would cost a few $$.
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    Picked up a new toy

    I have wanted a reel to reel deck for a long time, although for the life of me the only reason I can think of is because they are cool.

    I can do everything a reel to reel does from my iPad, but...
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    I use one of these for my 700B, yes the 700B has...

    I use one of these for my 700B, yes the 700B has a built in power switch, but it is old and fragile. I do get a small pop on the speakers when I turn the receiver/amp off, nothing huge that I can't...
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