dak at gnu.org
Thu Sep 2 07:45:19 PDT 2010
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> writes:
> 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
Thanks for the offer, but for one thing, I am sitting in Germany and
hope to have my particular problem sorted out before your package (and
who knows what the postage on that would be) would have had a chance of
All the best,
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