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« Reply #45 on: December 11, 2018, 12:36:05 am »

Arvind,

I think I have the same equipment set up as you do.  I do not find the sound presentation "forward" in any way with the two configurations that Peter has suggested (the one with SFS at 10.19, the other with SFS at 140.19).  I plan to do some experimenting in the next several days--been a bit busy to listen critically, and let you know what I find.

I do find that classical music is the most challenging!  Trying to optimize settings using some good classic music recordings.

Ramesh
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« Reply #46 on: December 11, 2018, 04:27:30 am »


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I do not find the sound presentation "forward" in any way

Hi Ramesh - I reckon that you imply that Arvind said that somewhere. But did he ? I looked back in this topic but don't see it really.

Moved the sweet spot back (away from the speakers) by 16".

Unless, of course, we are to interpret this as the desire some for less forward (like 16" - haha).

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« Reply #47 on: December 11, 2018, 07:02:27 am »

Hi Ramesh/Peter,

The reason for moving the sweet spot back was not due to the sound being forward, my impression was that there could be some low frequency reinforcement which made it louder & consequentally drowned the mids & highs.

We do have the same set up but the room has its own play, I guess.

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« Reply #48 on: December 14, 2018, 04:17:36 am »

In preparation to listen more critically to Blaxius^2 and various SQ settings, I got hold of a laser distance measure and aligned distance between speakers and listening position to within 3 mm.  This alone has contributed quite a bit to SQ, especially imaging and sound stage.  I would highly recommend that everyone get speakers aligned as accurately as possible before trying various different settings.
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« Reply #49 on: December 14, 2018, 08:58:14 am »


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I got hold of a laser distance measure and aligned distance between speakers

Haha, yes, a very useful tool. I use it too. But that doesn't prevent from still being able to detect "anomalies" regarding this. And now worse : I know the distances are exactly correct but the "problem" is still there. So now I can be sure it is the remainder of the room (like cabinets, chairs, etc.).

The main message could be : All is so "precise" now that it becomes might important to have all "exactly right".

Peter
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« Reply #50 on: December 18, 2018, 12:01:25 am »

Thanks to Peter`s Lush-2 and Blaxius-2 cabels i`m still satisfied with my old Avantgarde Duo Omega speakers  smile
Since I no longer feel I need new speakers i think the cabels is a cheap investment.

Last week i saw some very expensive used speakers for sale in my area,
Dynaudio Evidence Platinum.
Just for fun i drove over for a listen.
The SQ was was not nearby my own

Thanks Peter  very happy
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« Reply #51 on: December 19, 2018, 04:43:28 pm »


Hei Tore !

Thank you for sharing and great that your Avantgardes will last for an other 10 years. Happy

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« Reply #52 on: January 27, 2019, 10:22:11 pm »

Hi Peter

I've changed my setup and now need a decent SPDIF cable to replace the generic RCA cable I'm currently using.
For my greater understanding, does the Blaxius^2 Digital actually have 4 screens:
One inner most screen for carrying the current (call it W) and another three screens (B, R & Y) that are not connected to W?
If the above is correct does it come pre configured with a 'consensus' configuration?

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What you see here is the "definitive" version of the Blaxius^2 in Digital fashion. Let's say it is named Blaxius^2-Digital.
The difference with the Blaxius^2 for anlogue is the missing White wire. The annotation as you see it in the picture (the B end assumed the same) would be :

A:[W]B-R, B:[W]B-R

The [W] means that it is internally there all right and can not be avoided. It also means that - unlike the normal Blaxius^2 - it would be allowed to not connect any of the "connectable" wires. This is because the ground return path goes over the fixed (White) shield. It would look like :

A:[W], B:[W]

So, true, the "White"/innermost shield is there by standard for the digital version of the Blaxius^2. This appeared to be necessary for utmost critical applications, like Chord's Hugo M Scaler. Envision two BNC outputs for a dual wire setup to achieve max 768KHz output (each BNC cable being 384 capable), those outputs so close to each other that there's only 1mm space in between the two cables. And now they interfere with each other with the notice that for normal Blaxius^2 there is no configuration possible with 100% shield coverage for the signal wire in the cable. Thus also not when the inner shield (W) is the one in use.

The above mentioned is normally not a problem, but the M Scaler which seems suspect to RFI to begin with (not my own judgment but derived from hot discussions about it elsewhere), now pushes its higher frequency signal (50Mbit/s per cable) through two very close to each other connections, them causing interference with each other. And now the tiniest bit of "irregularity" may cause trouble.

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« Reply #53 on: January 28, 2019, 08:31:28 am »

Hi Tim,

No, not 4 screens. Just 3 as the other ^2 cables but with one always connected (fixed) and this is the W(hite). So this part is now not configurable.
Notice that B(lack) is always the connector end.

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and another three screens (B, R & Y) that are not connected to W?

Oh they are, when you configure it to be so. Happy But I suppose that is what you meant anyway.

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« Reply #54 on: January 28, 2019, 11:37:45 am »

Hi Peter

Thanks for your reply.
Hmmm, I'm not sure I do understand completely  blink Happy.
One last time! For the configuration:
A:[W]B-R, B:[W]B-R
Does this mean current is flowing in W and also in R (because B & R are connected at the pins)? 
And, no current flowing in Y as Y is floating (not connected at the pins)?

Tim


Hi Tim,

No, not 4 screens. Just 3 as the other ^2 cables but with one always connected (fixed) and this is the W(hite). So this part is now not configurable.
Notice that B(lack) is always the connector end.

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and another three screens (B, R & Y) that are not connected to W?

Oh they are, when you configure it to be so. Happy But I suppose that is what you meant anyway.

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« Reply #55 on: January 28, 2019, 12:45:14 pm »

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A:[W]B-R, B:[W]B-R
Does this mean current is flowing in W and also in R (because B & R are connected at the pins)? 
And, no current flowing in Y as Y is floating (not connected at the pins)?

Tim, 100% correct.

And an addition for further clarification :

A:[W]B-R, B:[W]B-Y-R

Now current is *not* flowing through Y because it is connected to one side only. Still this will bring a different sound as when Y is not connected to the B side; the shielding will work out differently.

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« Reply #56 on: June 29, 2019, 08:15:20 pm »

I am looking for a BNC interconnect between a Chord M Scaler and Hugo TT2 and have read many wildly positive reviews about the Blaxius^2.

What length of cable would you recommend for units that sit on top of one another? The sockets are less than 5cm apart.

I've read that the Blaxius cable stiffness means it can make this position impractical, but it is unclear whether they meant it cannot curve through 180° over short lengths, lifts the upper unit or just that it sticks out the back horizontally, requiring clearance at the back.

There is also the issue of whether short lengths <1m sound shrill with the Blaxius as they do with some other cables.

Any advice?
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« Reply #57 on: June 30, 2019, 03:19:41 pm »


Hi there Roger,

Without further elaboration which would get complicated anyway, I would put them 20cm above each other, that being the smallest diameter of the implied half circle. Notice that this requires 20 cm behind your rack as well.
Because there's the rule that each 90 degree bend consumes 10cm of extra length, this adds 20 to the 20 cm to the vertical distance you already had. Take again 10 cm extra per end because of the plug's ends which are extra stiff.

Are we at 50cm now ?
Bzzz

Regards,
Peter
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« Reply #58 on: June 30, 2019, 05:23:14 pm »


Because there's the rule that each 90 degree bend consumes 10cm of extra length, this adds 20 to the 20 cm to the vertical distance you already had. Take again 10 cm extra per end because of the plug's ends which are extra stiff.

Are we at 50cm now ?
Bzzz

Regards,
Peter

Thanks Peter,
That sounds like 60cm, but if I really wanted to keep them on top of one another, I could add a couple more 90° bends (if the attached picture displays), 100cm should cover it.

Presumably it wouldn't exert much upward force on the upper unit and as you didn't comment on the shrillness, that presumably is not an issue.

Please tell me if I am missing something here (like kinks break the cable).

Best regards
Roger


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« Reply #59 on: September 11, 2019, 11:46:00 pm »

Hi everyone--

I am a new Blaxius^2 owner and have installed a pair of the cables between by Chord MScaler and DAVE. After doing some reading on here, I am concerned that I may have ordered the wrong cable for my Chord gear. Specifically, I now have the cables with four wires (white, black, yellow, and red) at each cable end. I'm worried that I should have ordered the "digital" cables that only have three wires at each end (no white wire). But my understanding is that the white wire is internal to the "digital" cable. Is there a real difference between the two cables and did I order the wrong cable for my Chord gear??

If I did not order the wrong cable, I'm wondering if I have the best configuration of wires for my setup. I was initially trying to duplicate what "The Attorney" had discovered in the audiophilestyle.com forum, which he described as A:[W]BY and B:[W]BY. I attempted to duplicate this configuration by attaching the white wires to the pins with the red dots, and then attaching the black wires to the second pin next to the white wire, and then attaching the yellow wires to the pin next to the black wire. I left the remaining two pins (the farthest pins from the red dot) with no jumper caps.

Is this an appropriate setup for the MScaler and DAVE?

Thank you for any help you can provide.
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