Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
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Leave the camera, take the BBQ. (Wasn't the the quote in The Godfather?)
 
Sep 27, 2021 at 5:19 PM Post #82,383 of 82,869
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Oh, come on now! :rolling_eyes: Ground, aka, Earth is below you. If you install the socket with the ground lug up (anti-ground), the electrons have to make a longer trip before they've reached the earth and therefore will pick up more noise. What true audiophile wants that? :smile:
Oh, you know, the true audiophile who spends thousands upon thousands on mitigating noise and distortion so that they can listen to ……… vinyl…? 😈
 
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Cross-post from the Two Channel Clubhouse thread:

From the above I see some proposed numbers for Tyr:
- 200W into 8, and 400W into 4 ohms
- "only" 160,000 uF main filter capacitance...but also with the massive input choke.

Which I compare to Vidar published specs:
Stereo, 8 Ohms: 100W RMS per channel
Stereo, 4 Ohms: 200W RMS per channel
Mono, 8 ohms: 400W RMS
And from the FAQs:
600VA transformer and 40,000uF of filter capacitance—20,000 for each channel

Can anyone comment on this comparison? Tyr 200W into 8 vs. Vidar in mono, 400W into 8? 160,000 uF main filter capacitance for Tyr vs. 40,000uF for Vidar? Tyr rated to 4 ohms and Vidar mono specifcally not? I'm running mono Vidars so I'm curious.
 
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I have to say, these people are prolific.

"Align the slots in all screw heads so that the slots are parallel to the earth’s surface. ALL screws – screws fastening light switches to the wall, screws fastening AC power sockets to the wall, screws fastening shelves to the wall etc. Listen to some music for a short time and then move any of the screw slots away from being parallel to the earth’s surface and see if you can listen to the same music with the same pleasure !!"

After a while I ran into some torx heads so gave up.


From memory there was the "Teleportation Hack", The first step was to pay for the hack. Then you would receive a call, on your phone. The telephone connection enables the Hack to be teleported to your location. The Hack itself was proprietary so... we'll never know.
 
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Cross-post from the Two Channel Clubhouse thread:

From the above I see some proposed numbers for Tyr:
- 200W into 8, and 400W into 4 ohms
- "only" 160,000 uF main filter capacitance...but also with the massive input choke.

Which I compare to Vidar published specs:
Stereo, 8 Ohms: 100W RMS per channel
Stereo, 4 Ohms: 200W RMS per channel
Mono, 8 ohms: 400W RMS
And from the FAQs:
600VA transformer and 40,000uF of filter capacitance—20,000 for each channel

Can anyone comment on this comparison? Tyr 200W into 8 vs. Vidar in mono, 400W into 8? 160,000 uF main filter capacitance for Tyr vs. 40,000uF for Vidar? Tyr rated to 4 ohms and Vidar mono specifcally not? I'm running mono Vidars so I'm curious.
Running Vidar in mono mode into 4 ohms is akin to Vidar in stereo mode with 2 ohm loads, which puts extreme demands on an amplifier designed for efficiency into 8 ohm stereo loads, hence Vidar not rated for either of these load conditions.

Headphone amps can run drive a wider range of load impedances because the overall power output is much much lower (the higher impedance cans like 300 and 600 ohm units typically employ high efficiency 100~110dB/mW dynamic drivers).

More main filter capacitance means greater energy storage, lower PSU impedance, lower AC ripple. Presumably, each Tyr will have a 600VA transformer (1200VA for a stereo pair vs 600VA in a stereo Vidar). Twice the heatsink area would allow twice the standing bias dissipation of Vidar, so more finesse on low level signals than Vidar (think Aegir on steroids)
 
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I have 1/2 a case of Fuji Film packs for my working Poloroid 250 Land Camera. 😜

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I'm a bit of a vintage camera collector. 😉

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Don't ask me about all of my vintage lenses
Hey! Buddy! Wanna buy a camera? Right here in the liner of my trench coat.
 
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Just googled "ac outlet color" and you can get just about any color you want, if you want to spend the money, that is. I unfortunately could not find any with brushed aluminum finish to match my Schiit. So Disappointed.
Just get a brown receptacle and one a' these fancy carbon fiber covers. It looks so cool you'll soon forget what you spent on it. Mostly. :smile:

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Just get a brown receptacle and one a' these fancy carbon fiber covers. It looks so cool you'll soon forget what you spent on it. Mostly. :smile:

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Be sure to install this upside down to match your receptacle. :smile_cat:
 
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Just get a brown receptacle and one a' these fancy carbon fiber covers. It looks so cool you'll soon forget what you spent on it. Mostly. :smile:

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No reviews yet? No Schiit!
 
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Just get a brown receptacle and one a' these fancy carbon fiber covers. It looks so cool you'll soon forget what you spent on it. Mostly. :smile:

Of all the audiophile gadgets I have ever come across, this is the least compelling. But if Furutech were to start making audiophile drywall, I'd be all over that...
 

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