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    I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    But I thought it was very interesting. (Second Photo)

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    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.




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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    lol



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    That is pretty cool... put how long tell it gets bounced round enough that it gets stuck?




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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    I wish alpine would make something similar.




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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    way late indeed but its still cool.




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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    I just wasn't expecting to see a head unit that took in the whole iPod, lol.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    first time i've seen it, looks pretty cool



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    Re: I'm Sure I'm Waaaaay Late On This...

    Quote Originally Posted by ciaonzo View Post
    I just wasn't expecting to see a head unit that took in the whole iPod, lol.
    Kinda scary when we used to worry about our tapes or CD's getting eaten. Now you have to worry about your whole ipod getting eaten!




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