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  1. Tube vs. Solid-State

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello! My name's Cody; I work for TARA Labs. Not here to promote anything, this is just a disclaimer. In my experience, I have found that tube amplifiers and pre-amplifiers offer a more musical sound – in the sense of resembling live, accurate, un-amplified music. I receive many comments from...
  2. Solid state drives

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    So I got myself a 256gb toshiba SSD for Christmas and after reading a lot I'm hearing lots of positive things about it. The one thing that concerns me is some people who seem to know a lot about how they work say that you can only write so many times to a ssd befor it will fail. Is this...
  3. Tubes vs. Solid State

    Two Channel Audio
    Tubes vs. SS... There's an old Stereophile test CD where they demonstrate how microphone placement and your seating position determine how a piano recorded in a church will sound. Their test begs the question "what does a real piano playing in a church sound like?" The original goal of "hi-fi"...
  4. Metal Gear Solid 4 trophy patch is 516mb, live now

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Metal Gear Solid 4 trophy patch is 516mb, live now Metal Gear Solid 4′s long overdue trophy patch is now live on PS3, and will take up a mere 516mb of your hard drive space, Konami has confirmed. Konami has been Twitter-happy this morning, revealing the trophy patch...
  5. Hitachi P50H401 Solid Blue After buffer and cap replacement

    Hitachi
    Ok so like everyone else is this thread having trouble with my Hitachi. I had 3 flashing blue lights. I Just decided to fix it months after breaking. ordered upper and lower buffer boards and caps. After soldering the 2 puffy caps on the power supply board; i replaced the buffer boards. I...
  6. Pioneer SX-950 solid state or tube?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a Pioneer SX-950 vitage receiver is it solid state or tube? It needs some repair. The right channel on any of the A B C cuts out but if you move the wires the connection stays for a bit. I think it is just a connection issue or a cracked soder joint. The volume knob cracks when you...
  7. Best SSL Plugins (Solid State Logic) Audio Plugins

    Pro Audio
    What are your favorite SSL Plugins (Solid State Logic) Audio Plugins? I can't upload mine right now, but will do so later on.
  8. A solid and trusty soldering iron

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Often in forums we see people complaining about the soldering not working/not fusing and often it is merely the iron they are using. The basic tool needed for soldering is the iron - how frustrating it is to work with a inferior tool here - and I have been there! Weller WLC-100 Soldering Iron •...
  9. solid state amp left on all the time

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello fellow shacksters, My question is, should I leave my solid state amps on all the time or should I power them off when not in use? I have asked SVS and B&K, SVS said it didn't really matter that turning the amp off and on is not going to extend the life of the amp. B&K said pretty much...
  10. Corsair P128 CMFSSD-128GBG2D 2.5" 128GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

    Pro Audio
    Corsair P128 CMFSSD-128GBG2D 2.5" 128GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) I am considering upgrading my HP HDX18t laptop hard drives to a pair of the above Corsair Solid State drives. Pricing at $375 each at Newegg... actually a bit cheaper $360 at ZipZoomfly. Anyone using SSD...
  11. Corsair P128 CMFSSD-128GBG2D 2.5" 128GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Corsair P128 CMFSSD-128GBG2D 2.5" 128GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) I am considering upgrading my HP HDX18t laptop hard drives to a pair of the above Corsair Solid State drives. Pricing at $375 each at Newegg... actually a bit cheaper $360 at ZipZoomfly. Anyone using SSD...
  12. solid vs. multistrand power cable wire

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    have tried several types of DIY power cables, namely with ground sleeve and solid 2,5cm2wire in several winding formulas. Cant say I could detect much difference between solid and multistrand cables, then again it was before my new studio speakers.
  13. Mits WS-55857 no picture solid green light

    Mitsubishi
    I couldn't find the exact situation im experiencing on the forum but if it has been addressed I'm sorry. I have a WS-55857 and I went to turn it on yesterday and there is no picture or sound. The green power light comes on and stays on just like normal but the tubes never come on and there is...
  14. Have two a/d/s 10 inch subs and need help with a solid amplifier...??

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    just as the title states i have two 10 inch a/d/s subwoofer already in a box. If you could please help me out with a good matched amplifier for these it would be greatly appreciated. thanks for your help chris
  15. Mitsubishi WD-52725, Solid green light, No picture

    Mitsubishi
    My WD-52725 has a problem that I've yet to read about. Hopefully someone can give me some insight as to what the issue is and how to go about troubleshooting it. Upon plugging the set into the surge, it blinks green and goes through the normal boot process. After booting is finished...
  16. SOLD: sold

    Classifieds - Media
    sold
  17. Solid Core Door for HT

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I want to install a solid core door with weatherstripping at the entrance of my HT. The opening is about 3' x 7.5', so it shouldn't be too difficult. I went by HD but didn't see much to my liking? Do you guys know of a good solid core door supplier (with the frame attached)? Any recommendations...
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