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    Anyone here good with DVB satellite systems?

    Well I live in the US and am interested in a system. I'm mainly curious with getting Thai tv but also want NHK Japanese channel too. I'm going cheap and so far has come up with this this system Problem is that NHK is suppose to be on C-band so I'm not exactly sure if this one will...
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    More Cmoy questions (newb)

    I looked at that "First DIY Amp works" thread and looks like mine has some problems. Any ideas what it could be? what can I do to check?
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    More Cmoy questions (newb)

    Well I did another one cmoy and it seems to go well. I'm using alligator clips now and I can definately hear the boost to the sound. Now here is the problem. The volume is definately LOUD and there is a gain sound in the background. Its the kind of sound you get when you turn your volume up...
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    Cmoy question (n00b alert)

    Quote: Originally Posted by nkd The real test for whether the two jacks are connected or not though it to try to change the volume. I don't quite get that last part. If the volume changes then ? And well I'm directly connect to the computer with a cable so I control volume from...
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    Cmoy question (n00b alert)

    Quote: Originally Posted by Earwax maybe this will help on the jack (ignore the sloppy soldering) green = ground red = right black = left thanks for that pic. Looks like I did mine totally backward or my jack is designed that way.
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    Cmoy question (n00b alert)

    Quote: Originally Posted by nkd It's possible that the two jacks are connected to each other, so the amp circuitry isn't being used at all. Check all the connections with a multimeter. I think you just hit the nail in the coffin with this comment. When I was messing with the...
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    Book Recommendations for a N00b DIYer?

    Quote: Originally Posted by thrice There are a few good books that people roccommend: Online: http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/electricCircuits/ I've been reading this one a bit and I like it. It was written by a college professor who teaches/taught a basic electronics course...
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    I'm back with more questions

    I did some extensive reading on this forum this morning and gained some insight into this thing. I guess my question is answered for #1. I'll have to get a card that has a built in DAC on it and has 24 bit sound. From there its either comp --> new sound card ---> cd3000 or comp --->new sound...
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    I'm back with more questions

    Soo.. I have decided to purchase a Sony mdr-cd3000.. I will probably order it in 2 or 3 days from audiocube. I did more reading and came up with more questions. I hope some members here will be able to shed some lights to them. Question 1.) I was adviced that my sound card (audigy X-gamer)...
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