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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gibbo)
Date: 01 Nov 2002 10:21:55 GMT
Organization: AOL, http://www.aol.co.uk
Subject: Re: Bullshit wins v. science
"Michael Painter" email@example.com wrote:
>"Andy Peters" wrote in message
>> "Dave Fenner" wrote in message
>> > On a rare visit to local electronics retailer (Comet) I could find
>> > only gold plated RCA plugs @ at £25 $38 for 4, 'digital' aerial
>> > co-ax, 'special' TV to audio leads @ £54 $80 each, and no ordinary
>> > beefy cable for speakers only the 'oxygen free' at really silly
>> > money.
>> The biggest bunch of bullshit to come down the pike in many years is
>> the Linearizer:
>> Believe it or not, the thing costs $25,000. I have a copy of their
>> lease agreement. It's ludicrous beyond words.
>If it can eliminate feedback and not muddy the sound, the other claims,
>seeming supported by testimonials will not matter.
>To me a feedback is just an unpleasant noise.
>To the artist it is a painful potential career ending disaster.
>There are devices that suppress it but the artists don't always want to use
>it because they don't like the sound that comes out.
>If they work, and the buyers will listen to them, they will sell a ton.
Look closely at the product's list of it's capabilities.
"elimintaes feedback".... then it goes on to say what it doesn't do. I can't
think of anything left after that list. Their own advert actually implies that
it does nothing.
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