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    What ethernet cables are members using?

    I have found the tail end of this thread to be interesting. I have learned new technical details and expanded my thought horizon on network audio. I still have several questions: 1. When using copper cables can someone explain how jitter generates noise which affects the sound created from an...
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    What ethernet cables are members using?

    How do expensive clocks make a difference in the transmission of data in the 1gb or less range?
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    What ethernet cables are members using?

    @PumaCat item 5) Expensive/external clocks make no difference in the transmission of data by a network switch in the 1gb or less range. It is possible that they generate less noise which may be transmitted on a copper network cable. item 8) I can understand how connecting a ground cable to...
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    What ethernet cables are members using?

    @Republicoftexas69 I cannot comment on what other people hear or do not hear. Personally in my system I believe I have heard differences in servers and Ethernet cables. Whether this is psycho acoustics or not I cannot tell. Both fiber and copper Ethernet cables will provide bit perfect data...
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    What ethernet cables are members using?

    @kennyb123 the diagram depicting the impact of noise and bandwidth limitations on a square wave is nice but not applicable to Ethernet transmissions. 100Mbit Ethernet uses three voltage levels to transmit a bit. A bit is recognized by the change or lack of change of voltage during a bit time...
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    Using Power Conditioner to eliminate Noise carried over Ethernet

    AkiKhan, In my system I have the Ethernet filter after the second fiber optic converter and just before the the streamer
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    Using Power Conditioner to eliminate Noise carried over Ethernet

    Building on republicoftexas69 post, fiber optic cables do not carry electrical noise. A simple and cost effective way to reduce noise on an Ethernet cable is to use two fiber optic media converters back to back prior to your Dac or streamer. In this case the only electrical noise that will be...
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    Berkeley Audio Design DACS!

    I owned a Berkeley alpha reference 3. In my system the ref 3’s detail retrieval was incredible. On some tracks you could hear each individual back ground singer instead of one voice. On another track you could hear that the singers voice was layered in depth instead of faded. On other tracks you...
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    LampizatOr Baltic 3

    I am feeding my B3 with an Arunder N200. One disk contains my library in PCM 96/24 and the other disk contains the same library in DSD 128. I prefer listening to the DSD 128. However in blind listening test I cant tell the difference between the two libraries.
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    LampizatOr Baltic 3

    At the capital fest I noticed that a horizon was using a 12AT7 with an adapter in place of the 6sN7 tubes. Can you also do this with a Baltic 3?
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    Lampizator announcement: launch of our all new TOTL HORIZON DAC

    Also at the capital fest I noticed that the horizons had different tube types for the 6sn7 depending on the room. One of the horizons had what seemed to be a 12ax7 or 12au7. Dont know the exact tube since the room was dark and my eye sight is spotty. Does anyone know if a 12ax7 with an adapter...
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    LampizatOr Baltic 3

    CV378 (1960); Sylvania JAN 6SN7GT (1955); Electro Harmonix 12BH7 Gold

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