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by jules
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noisy mains
Replies: 3
Views: 812

Re: Noisy mains

Just read the article. I liked the sentence:

"They can also feed the surplus back into the grid, sending electrons in the opposite direction to the one for which it was designed..." unless my understanding of AC is wrong this seems like a 'interesting' comment ;)
by jules
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Showcase
Topic: System Pics
Replies: 13
Views: 3707

Re: System Pics

Amazing looking system Joe, agree the white is 8)
by jules
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Showcase
Topic: Mountains system
Replies: 11
Views: 4419

Re: Mountains system

Very nice. 8vs2 is a great amp and it's easy to forget how a good, simple, well set up system can sound. ;)
by jules
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Nightcrawler
Replies: 6
Views: 2292

Re: Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler was on BBC2 on Sunday so is now on iplayer:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05nbsc4

If anything I enjoyed it even more the second time round, 10/10 8)
by jules
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Dali Epicon 6
Replies: 12
Views: 2641

Re: Dali Epicon 6

Sounds like a satisfying journey Joe, congrats.

Any photos? 8)
by jules
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: ENGLAND for VICTORY
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Re: ENGLAND for VICTORY

Yep Southgate has done an fantastic job and the team are playing like a well oiled machine. Oh and what a save by the keeper against Sweden!

However I can't see them winning, they just don't have the outright quality. I'd love to be proved wrong though! 8)
by jules
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaker Cables and XLR
Replies: 20
Views: 2500

Re: Speaker Cables and XLR

Gated reverb is an recording/engineering technique to trick the brain in to thinking that the drums are louder and have more impact - by adding an unnaturally loud but short reverb (echo) sound after each drum impact. However listening to tunes with this effect on a good Hi-Fi will give the opposite...
by jules
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaker Cables and XLR
Replies: 20
Views: 2500

Re: Speaker Cables and XLR

The reason you won't hear many commercial tracks that have proper realistic drums is due to dynamic compression - this is applied during recording / mastering and reduces the transients or peaks from the waveform. In basic terms when someone hits a drum the sound very quickly goes from quiet to extr...
by jules
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Showcase
Topic: Garage Conversion Complete
Replies: 8
Views: 2420

Re: Garage Conversion Complete

Fantastic, very neat cable management too 8)
by jules
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Stranger Things - Netflix
Replies: 10
Views: 2944

Re: Stranger Things - Netflix

Bit late to the party but started watching this recently and half way through series 1.

Can't really fault it - good characters, great acting in the main, 80's sci-fi soundtrack with a few modern (horror / ambient) vibes thrown in, and quality production / cinematography. Having a blast 8)
by jules
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Goodbye to Cyrus (Almost)
Replies: 47
Views: 6159

Re: Goodbye to Cyrus (Almost)

Before and after pics? 8)
by jules
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turntable vs Streamer What's best? Analogue vs Digital?
Replies: 29
Views: 3458

Re: Turntable vs Streamer What's best? Analogue vs Digital?

When getting into cables it's probably worth loaning some options from a dealer to see what you like and can afford.
by jules
Tue May 29, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Replies: 3
Views: 1223

Re: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Echoing Richard's review. Saw it at the weekend and was really impressed. Well shot, great acting, nice understated soundtrack and a fantastic script with lots of black humour. We even liked the ending too.
by jules
Fri May 25, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: GDPR
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Re: GDPR

This won’t be sorted for sometime and only just begun I know abit about this as I sell software to companies to help them remian compliant. The fines can be up to 4% of turnover or €20 million! There are many parts to the regulation but one key one is companies need your permission to allow them to...
by jules
Thu May 24, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: GDPR
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

GDPR

Presume everyone is getting lots of emails regarding the GDPR data law.... seems like there are 2 ways this is being conducted - 1) asking you to actively opt-in to future communications, 2) a message saying "we've updated our policy" Obviously companies going down the later route will ten...