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  1. whoaru99 replied to the thread ROTEL RSP-1068 run HOT?.

    Never touched the gear in operation? That seems pretty strange...but if you say so. All this stuff has a power supply in it, unless...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 11:09 AM
  2. whoaru99 replied to the thread $1000 amp shot! UPS catastrophy.

    Dunno. Even our collective experiences are not really statistically significant relative to the 30+ million packages shipped every day...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 11:05 AM
  3. whoaru99 replied to the thread ROTEL RSP-1068 run HOT?.

    FWIW AV pre/pros and receivers typically run "hot" (relative to most 2-ch stuff). It's mainly a factor of 10 gallons of stuff in a 5...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:58 AM
  4. whoaru99 replied to the thread Equalizer using white noise.

    Sounds like a dbx 120 Subharmonic Synthesizer to me.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:50 AM
  5. whoaru99 replied to the thread Are these capacitors leaking? Rotel RX-602.

    You CAN clean it. It requires mostly elbow grease, so to speak, and some solvent. Search the term "DSBG" you will see what I'm talking...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:31 AM
  6. whoaru99 replied to the thread Found - a piece of Made in France speaker wire.

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    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:26 AM
  7. whoaru99 replied to the thread Found - a piece of Made in France speaker wire.

    I wonder why it would be marked directional, since music signal is AC, and there is no shield to float on one end?

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:11 AM
  8. whoaru99 replied to the thread Are these capacitors leaking? Rotel RX-602.

    Looks like glue to me. But, it also looks like it may be going corrosive so regardless it should be cleaned up as it can eventually...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:07 AM
  9. whoaru99 replied to the thread do the ELAC ufi ub5 3 way speakers accept banana plugs ?.

    Yeah, if they have 5-way posts they may have the banana jacks blocked due to EU (or is it IEC?) safety compliance thing.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 7:26 AM
  10. whoaru99 replied to the thread Digital coax cable.....

    Indeed. An even more proper answer would also incude a caveat that regardless of impedance matching, S/PDIF is different that AES3. In...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 6:55 AM
  11. whoaru99 replied to the thread Question on Increased Shipping Costs from Online Retailer.

    Maybe you should consider using a virtual credit card arrangement in the future. When I order online I use a virtual credit card number...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 4:08 PM
  12. whoaru99 replied to the thread Question on Increased Shipping Costs from Online Retailer.

    If you feel shafted you should pursue it. But, post 5 seems to acknowledge you were aware there could be additional shipping added.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:58 PM
  13. whoaru99 replied to the thread Question on Increased Shipping Costs from Online Retailer.

    Or, you shouldn't press the "OK" button (or whatever) without knowing the bottom line.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:34 PM
  14. whoaru99 replied to the thread Question on Increased Shipping Costs from Online Retailer.

    So the price you saw was estimate, and they say actual will be based on weight/could be higher. And it was.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 3:22 PM
  15. whoaru99 replied to the thread Add quote.

    If I use the Reply link in a post it quotes that post automatically. I do not get the Insert Quote... button unless I use the +Quote...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 1:23 PM