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Old 15th Oct 2020, 11:02 am   #2021
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Sounds like your leccy hacksaw ;
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Old 15th Oct 2020, 4:53 pm   #2022
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I suppose if you get fed up listening to these, you could of course smoke them



https://www.grado.co.uk/hemp-headphones.html

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Old 15th Oct 2020, 5:13 pm   #2023
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Would they be extracting the michael with their choice of verb? Hand-rolled presumably.

"warm, and precise sound rolled into a Limited Edition Grado"

It's not April, I checked. So it must be money for old rope.

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Old 15th Oct 2020, 6:13 pm   #2024
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All my stuff is limited edition (at least the home made!) only one of each in existence, must be worth a fortune.
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Old Yesterday, 10:17 am   #2025
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From

https://www.hegel.com/products/power/h20

"A practical benefit of the H20 FET-technology is a more rhythmic sound. It is simply better at re-creating a bass line. Another vital element is the removal of harmonic echoes in the higher frequencies, which result in a lot more detail and still a smoother and more natural sound."

Umm....

Notice also the incomplete spec (a common thing with consumer audio gear)

Distortion is quoted at a power level, but not at what frequency; or is it less than the figure at all audio frequencies? Who can say.

Intermodulation - what power level was it measured at?

Damping factor of 1000 (no frequency spec; it always falls with frequency as a result of the Zobel inductor). "Amongst the highest damping factor in the industry, and full control of the loudspeakers. All this to give you the most natural, rhythmic and dynamic sound on the market today.". Totally irrelevant spec. The damping factor is determined by the loudspeaker drive unit impedance.

It costs 4k for this, by the way. At least it looks good.

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Old Yesterday, 10:30 am   #2026
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Ah - at least there is some technology behind it. Feedforward, but part analogue and part in a digital processing system.

https://www.hegel.com/technology/soundengine

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