lowen at pari.edu
Thu Sep 2 07:36:59 PDT 2010
On Thursday, September 02, 2010 03:54:33 am David Kastrup wrote:
> Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> writes:
> > Make a stepped attenuator. It's really easy to do. You need a
> > two-pole rotary switch, some resistors, some connectors and a box to
> > put them in. You can even add a Big Red Button to short the "out"
> > side (going to the speakers) to ground, to act as an instant mute.
> Well, I've become real wary over the time doing my own audio soldering.
> I admit that at this stage of the processing there is not much danger of
> introducing significant hum/noise.
For what it's worth, I have a few 600 ohm broadcast-grade stepped attenuators, used, in an old Gatesway console that I could part with if you're interested. They're balanced, but not stereo. I might have a stereo one NIB, assuming I didn't sell it at a hamfest a few years ago.
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