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by JR.
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: The Corona Virus Hoax of 2020
Replies: 166
Views: 5100

Re: The Corona Virus Hoax of 2020

high dosage was 250 micrograms, medium 100 micrograms, and low dosage 25 micrograms. 8 people from the low and medium dosage group developed antibodies similar to recovered patients. The high dosage trials have been abandoned for future testing because of 3 AEs. looks like science... This is apparen...
by JR.
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: too cheap to fix?
Replies: 31
Views: 5579

Re: too cheap to fix?

I really hated working with fiberglass... My summer vacation job as a teen in high school was working in a machine shop and as a "young" man, I generally got the bottom of the barrel crap jobs. One of those jobs was making water barrel hoods (actually scoops) to channel sea water into the water barr...
by JR.
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: The Corona Virus Hoax of 2020
Replies: 166
Views: 5100

Re: The Corona Virus Hoax of 2020

It is a bit early to get good data on the excess death rate (deaths beyond what was expected). For any who wanted to weaken our (and the west's) economy, they couldn't have done a much better job. I will be looking for good data analysis. Some deaths may have been avoided by delayed non-essential su...
by JR.
Sun May 31, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Test, Measurement and Repair
Topic: Classic Bead Tantalum Capacitor Failure
Replies: 13
Views: 3541

Re: Classic Bead Tantalum Capacitor Failure

These days a low impedance aluminum (developed for switching PS apps) would be a sensible replacement. I like to hear this. Tantalum was said to be unique with some best unbeatable characteristics. A bad point since Ta ore is mostly under control of African maffias and chinese grab on such high tec...
by JR.
Sun May 31, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Test, Measurement and Repair
Topic: Classic Bead Tantalum Capacitor Failure
Replies: 13
Views: 3541

Re: Classic Bead Tantalum Capacitor Failure

Old thread, but I also had the same problem with a Tektronix pulse generator, the tantalum bypass caps kept blowing up, I replaced them with Panasonic aluminum electrolytics and problem solved. I dont know why would anyone use Tantalum in audio equipment, I cringed when I saw a pair of 47uF Tantalu...
by JR.
Sun May 31, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Document
Topic: All-Pass Circuits
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Re: All-Pass Circuits

I was still selling cheap analog crossovers at last century, but Peavey was already making digital crossovers back then. Now the cost of putting DSP crossovers and more (like sophisticated protection circuitry) inside powered speakers has gotten even cheaper.

JR
by JR.
Fri May 29, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Document
Topic: All-Pass Circuits
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Re: All-Pass Circuits

Back last century, all pass filters were used inside premium analog loudspeaker crossovers to generate time alignment delay.

JR
by JR.
Tue May 26, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: I love modern technology
Replies: 23
Views: 630

Re: I love modern technology

mediatechnology wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 6:34 pm
terkio wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 1:30 am
Tree rats are pretty smart.
https://youtu.be/hFZFjoX2cGg
Great video.
Yes squirrels are very smart and determined.
This week one got run over by a car in front of my house... not that smart.

JR
by JR.
Tue May 26, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: I love modern technology
Replies: 23
Views: 630

Re: I love modern technology

That would be up 50' in the air between my pecan and pine trees.... I think I'll pass...

JR
by JR.
Mon May 25, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: I love modern technology
Replies: 23
Views: 630

Re: I love modern technology

I have a .177 cal solution....

JR