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by Les Reed
Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Computer Audio
Topic: Spotify & Squeezebox
Replies: 5
Views: 4664

Re: Spotify & Squeezebox

My squeezeboxes are currently playing Spotify perfectly at premium bit rate. The device is most certainly not dead. Logitech media server will run perfectly on a RasperryPi2/3 system at virtually no cost. I was very annoyed when I received a notification from Spotify that suggested alternative devic...
by Les Reed
Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:07 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: sv572 a tale of woe
Replies: 58
Views: 11099

I may just be lucky, but for years I've only used Majestic Transformers for all my power supplies. Specify the max. VA you expect for each winding and they build them with sufficient headroom and never get too hot, or hum/vibrate. I can't remember what their exact spec. is, but they are always heavi...
by Les Reed
Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: the worlds gone mad..
Replies: 15
Views: 5617

They will almost certainly have bought by the Japanese, or other Far East audiophile. Virtually all valves I auctioned in the last few years have gone to that part of the world. They must have more money than sense. I never had anything as expensive though.
by Les Reed
Sun Mar 29, 2009 2:20 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Recent Projects
Replies: 8
Views: 3097

Yes, I understood that is the term to describe any distortion introduced as a result of imperfect phase splitting/recombination of the signal. You can see it on a scope display from a fixed bias guitar amp if you put the pots out of adjustment. It might be called something else though. lol
by Les Reed
Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:54 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Recent Projects
Replies: 8
Views: 3097

Recent Projects

Not been around here for a while, but have still been keeping the projects going. I thought my hairy chested 1000V 845SE with 10Y drivers might be my ultimate and difficult to improve upon beast. But it's difficult to keep the hobby under control when you have a workshop full of test gear and parts....
by Les Reed
Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: Mad Creations
Replies: 4
Views: 3702

Nothing like Paul Barker - no clip leads :hiding:
by Les Reed
Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Question for Slimserver users
Replies: 16
Views: 7744

Version 7. lets you build a playlist from your favourites by clicking a + next to the track - I could never do this in 6.5. Also it seems to be very stable running under Vista on my laptop - no crashes so far :hiding:
by Les Reed
Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: National Vintage Communications Fair Warwikshire 11/5/2008
Replies: 17
Views: 7062

Hi Everyone - just joined
Paul, is this fair at Warwickshire Exhibition Centre and not NEC, or are they they the same? Excuse my ignorance. Also is there not a similar fair which concentrates more on audio stuff rather than communications equipment?