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Phillip Kerman
2005-04-02, 09:09
I'm using a 1m audioquest "VDM-1" cable. It didn't come with the Rotel.

Thanks,
Phillip

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Triode
> Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2005 3:31 AM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Rotel RSX1056
>
> On the basis that this is a bandwidth limiting problem - is
> there a case for trying a shorter piece of low capacitance
> cable first?
> [Something designed for high bandwidth use rather than audio
> use - e.g. cable for video signals, or off the shelf cable
> designed for
> spdif]
>
> I've found quite a difference between cheap cables in terms
> on bandwidth when looked at on a scope for rounding of the
> signal - it
> could be that the cable shiped with the Rotel is not too hot?
>
> Adrian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Adams" <sadams (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com>
> To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
> Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2005 2:57 AM
> Subject: [slim] Rotel RSX1056
>
>
> >
> > Safe, yes. I've already figured out the problem is just
> that the waveform is not quite as sharp as the rotel wants
> it. This is
> > really simple to fix by changing the ferrite filter on the
> output, but there is a tradeoff between slew rate and EMI output.
> > Therefore before I can offer a fix I have to have it tested
> and approved by our lab.
> >
> > More details coming in a few days - you'll need to send
> your unit in if you need the fix. Otherwise please use the optical or
> > analog outputs as a workaround.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Apr 1, 2005, at 5:31 PM, Phillip Kerman wrote:
> >
> >> By the way, I can repeat it every time---guess how? I
> switch an outside
> >> light on/off... and my receiver loses the loc on the DAC
> signal. My SB2 and
> >> receiver are plugged into a "brickwall" MOV or similar.
> The light switch is
> >> maybe on the same circuit.
> >>
> >> Is this thing safe?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Phillip
> >>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> >>> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf
> Of Sean Adams
> >>> Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 3:39 PM
> >>> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> >>> Subject: [slim] Rotel RSX1056
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I think I am reproducing this now - going to take some
> time to figure
> >>> out what's going on.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mar 31, 2005, at 2:34 PM, Phillip Kerman wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>> Kevin tried several coax cables of various length and quality
> >>>>> but could
> >>>>> not reproduce any loss-of-sync problem or obvious data
> >>> errors. Still
> >>>>> testing though.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> What happens when you do it coax only? I get the
> receiver to freak
> >>>> out--not
> >>>> only no sound but it keeps trying different decoding
> types (various
> >>>> noise
> >>>> reduction types it supports).
> >>>>
> >>>> Granted, of all my issues, the loss of sync is the most
> >>>> intermittent... and
> >>>> hasn't occurred since I installed the latest firmware (SB 2
> >>> firmware
> >>>> that
> >>>> is).
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Phillip
> >>>>
> >>>>