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Different sort of instrument

Post by Nick » Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:48 pm

I know its not what this section was for, and I know it may look a bit like I am showing off (I am not, just excited), and I know it will upset the subjectivists amongst us, But I have just bought a second hand one of these. Hopefully should arrive next week.

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Its old now, last generation, the newer one is faster and all the rest, its not got digital inputs, but I don’t need that. But I am fed up with having to carry heavy lumps of metal from the workshop to the office where the PC based measuring setup is.
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Neal » Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:33 pm

Nice bit of kit Nick!
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Dave the bass » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:28 pm

Very nice floppy disk recorder there!
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by IslandPink » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:58 pm

I'm hoping it was substantially cheaper than the original selling price of $40,000 ? :!:
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Nick » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:34 pm

Considerably. The $40k would have been all the bels and whistles and B1 low distortion oscillator.
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Mike H » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:16 pm

Whooo.....


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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Mudshark » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:05 pm

Is it like a Graphic Equalizer......... :mrgreen:

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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Nick » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:39 pm

Yes, thats right, its just like a graphic equaliser.
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Mudshark » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:25 pm

Cool. 8)

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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Nick » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:54 am

Been playing a lot more, noise floor of one of the LDA linear supplies. The spike at 300Hz is from the measurement setup

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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by IslandPink » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:48 am

Good effort !
Be nice to see something from the phono amp .
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Dave the bass » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:25 pm

Nice quiet Graphic Equalisation.
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Nick » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:45 pm

IslandPink wrote:
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:48 am
Good effort !
Be nice to see something from the phono amp .
I have one to build in the next few weeks so I will do that. Though the hifi world tests were done using the same device.
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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Mudshark » Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:04 pm

So you guys were fibbing.......
It aint a good old G.E. after all.

Its a thing to see what (allegedly) sings better than other things.

Well, Ive got a couple of instruments that will piss on it......
And they cost me fuk all.

EARS.

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Re: Different sort of instrument

Post by Nick » Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:28 pm

Mudshark wrote:
Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:04 pm
So you guys were fibbing.......
It aint a good old G.E. after all.

Its a thing to see what (allegedly) sings better than other things.

Well, Ive got a couple of instruments that will piss on it......
And they cost me fuk all.

EARS.

:shock:
Oh without a doubt, ears are the final judge, and should be the only one when it comes to buying something. But if you believe that they don't help in the design process you are just falling for some magical thinking flat earth bullshit. If you buy a car, I expect you hope its been driven into a few walls with crash test dummies behind the wheel to see what happens. Thats what buying the best test kit you can is all about.
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