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  • mrbigbluelight
    mrbigbluelight Posts: 9,320
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    ^^^😀😀😀😀😀😇
    Sal Palooza
  • BlueBirdMusic
    BlueBirdMusic Posts: 2,097
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    ^^^^^
    Pretty amazing!!!
    "Sometimes you have to look to the past to understand where you are going in the future"


    Harry / Marietta GA
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,181
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    as seen on teh webz...


  • BlueBirdMusic
    BlueBirdMusic Posts: 2,097
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    as seen on offerup

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    "Sometimes you have to look to the past to understand where you are going in the future"


    Harry / Marietta GA
  • audioluvr
    audioluvr Posts: 5,467
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    I've heard of toe rings but toe chains? Gotta be REALLY uncomfortable 😂
    Gustard X26 Pro DAC
    Belles 21A Pre modded with Mundorf Supreme caps
    B&K M200 Sonata monoblocks refreshed and upgraded
    Polk SDA 1C's modded / 1000Va Dreadnaught
    Wireworld Silver Eclipse IC's and speaker cables
    Harman Kardon T65C w/Grado Gold. (Don't laugh. It sounds great!)


    There is about a 5% genetic difference between apes and men …but that difference is the difference between throwing your own poo when you are annoyed …and Einstein, Shakespeare and Miss January. by Dr. Sardonicus
  • spongebobsquarepants
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    saw this on ebay looking for JBL K2
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,580
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    saw this on ebay looking for JBL K2

    Yes. I seen that pic many times. Usually pops up when I was searching for a JBL Synthesis center speaker. I think that is a SK2 3300 center in the middle there.
  • WLDock
    WLDock Posts: 3,073
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    Kex wrote: »
    So...

    This is what we’ve been working on in our little corner of the world.

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    Man is that nice. Is that a sustainable renewable energy home? It looks similar to some European off grid homes I've seen pictures of.
    2.2 Office Setup | LG 29UB55 21:9 UltraWide | HP Probook 630 G8 | Dell Latitude | Cabasse Stream Amp 100 | Boston Acoustics VS 240 | AUDIORAX Desk Stands | Mirage Omni S8 sub1 | Mirage Omni S8 Sub2
  • Moose68Bash
    Moose68Bash Posts: 3,842
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    A morning visitor a few days ago:

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    Family Room, Innuos Statement streamer (Roon Core) with Morrow Audio USB cable to McIntosh MC 2700 pre with DC2 Digital Audio Module; AQ Sky XLRs to CAT 600.2 dualmono amp, Morrow Elite Speaker Cables to NOLA Baby Grand Reference Gold 3 speakers. Power source for all components: Silver Circle Audio Pure Power One with dedicated 20 amp circuit to main panel.

    Exercise Room, Innuos Streamer via Cat 6 cable connection to PS Audio PerfectWave MkII DAC w/Bridge II, AQ King Cobra RCAs to Perreaux PMF3150 amp (fully restored and upgraded by Jeffrey Jackson, Precision Audio Labs), Supra Rondo 4x2.5 Speaker Cables to SDA 1Cs (Vr3 Mods Xovers and other mods.), Dreadnaught with Supra Rondo 4x2.5 interconnect cables by Vr3 Mods. Power for each component from dedicated 20 amp circuit to main panel, except Innuos Statement powered from Silver Circle Audio Pure Power One.

  • txcoastal1
    txcoastal1 Posts: 13,138
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    I hate those POS birds
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC

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  • Kex
    Kex Posts: 4,943
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    WLDock wrote: »
    Kex wrote: »
    So...

    This is what we’ve been working on in our little corner of the world.

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    ...

    Man is that nice. Is that a sustainable renewable energy home? It looks similar to some European off grid homes I've seen pictures of.
    It is all the brainchild of our (American) architect @WLDock. I don’t think it’s especially sustainable or anything, but it is well insulated.

    She favors “mid-century modern” architecture. This is a more contemporary variation on that. The wood cladding is actually one of four wood types allowed as a fire retardant in our area (it’s very dense). Currently, there are four a/c units (for complete temperature control in different zones), but only the smallest unit has been needed so far.

    We’ll probably add solar, with at least one backup battery (Tesla, maybe). We’re still working out the details. Everything will be HomeKit controlled for complete automation, manageable from anywhere in the world, so no wasted energy from traditional inflexible programming.
    Alea jacta est!
  • BlueBirdMusic
    BlueBirdMusic Posts: 2,097
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    as seen on offerup

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    Yesterday, I should not have made fun of the spelling of the word "tow" in the offerup chain for sale ad.

    Later in the day, the timing belt broke on my Toyota RAV4, and I had to call a toe tow truck.
    "Sometimes you have to look to the past to understand where you are going in the future"


    Harry / Marietta GA
  • aprazer402
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  • WLDock
    WLDock Posts: 3,073
    edited July 2020
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    Kex wrote: »
    It is all the brainchild of our (American) architect @WLDock. I don’t think it’s especially sustainable or anything, but it is well insulated.

    She favors “mid-century modern” architecture. This is a more contemporary variation on that. The wood cladding is actually one of four wood types allowed as a fire retardant in our area (it’s very dense). Currently, there are four a/c units (for complete temperature control in different zones), but only the smallest unit has been needed so far.
    We’ll probably add solar, with at least one backup battery (Tesla, maybe). We’re still working out the details. Everything will be HomeKit controlled for complete automation, manageable from anywhere in the world, so no wasted energy from traditional inflexible programming.
    For sure that open light-in design is prevelant out West... As well as so many other cool and beautiful styles that we just don't see much here in the Midwest.

    There are many prefab eco homes available in that style: http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/09/14/7-prefab-eco-houses-you-can-order-today

    Solar and batteries makes so much more sense out there vs.here in the Midwest. Since last years PG&E power outages, we've gotten many calls about hybrid solar/battery backup off grid capable systems. We don't have one for the USA yet but there are many other companies that offer solutions.

    Speaking of solar, here's a cool picture odf a stack of boards for one of our larger solar inverters. mnjfki5sxxao.jpg


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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,181
    edited July 2020
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    A morning visitor a few days ago:

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    Pileated.
    Cool.

    :)
    as seen on offerup

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    Yesterday, I should not have made fun of the spelling of the word "tow" in the offerup chain for sale ad.

    Later in the day, the timing belt broke on my Toyota RAV4, and I had to call a toe tow truck.

    I thought the RAV4 used a timing chain -- the 4-cyl (in 2006), at any rate.
    At least, that is what my mechanic told me back when I had one. It was having transmission issues and so I never found out if it was belted or chained :|
  • Clipdat
    Clipdat Posts: 12,656
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    WLDock wrote: »
    Speaking of solar, here's a cool picture odf a stack of boards for one of our larger solar inverters. mnjfki5sxxao.jpg

    But can they be ordered with upgraded sonicaps and mills resistors?
  • BlueBirdMusic
    BlueBirdMusic Posts: 2,097
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    "Sometimes you have to look to the past to understand where you are going in the future"


    Harry / Marietta GA
  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 11,038
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    The new tweeters sound better than the old ones instantly. :p

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    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • halo
    halo Posts: 5,616
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    Audio: Polk S15 * Polk S35 * Polk S10 * SVS SB-1000 Pro
    HT: Samsung QN90B * Marantz NR1510 * Panasonic DMP-BDT220 * Roku Ultra LT * APC H10
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 33,181
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    meanwhile, from elsewhere on teh webz...

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  • WLDock
    WLDock Posts: 3,073
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    Clipdat wrote: »
    WLDock wrote: »
    Speaking of solar, here's a cool picture odf a stack of boards for one of our larger solar inverters. mnjfki5sxxao.jpg

    But can they be ordered with upgraded sonicaps and mills resistors?

    Ha! :D Now that would be a funny Tech Support question.

    The reality is everything has gone cheaper beacuse the solar industry is so competitive now. The current solar inverters are based on a transformerless design. The housing are plastic and thin metal and they are smaller more streamline, lighter and cheapr to make.

    In contrast, the last gen inverters were big bulky boxes made of extruded aluminum . The larger units had three identical power stages to get a final output. So three times the amount of parts. Ours was more expensive than the competition but we didn't care because we felt it was "quality."

    2.2 Office Setup | LG 29UB55 21:9 UltraWide | HP Probook 630 G8 | Dell Latitude | Cabasse Stream Amp 100 | Boston Acoustics VS 240 | AUDIORAX Desk Stands | Mirage Omni S8 sub1 | Mirage Omni S8 Sub2
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,580
    edited July 2020
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    We have been watching these baby Dove go from egg to this. Right on our front porch in our Robalini Palm. This is about 7 days after hatching.

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