Aelms
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Aelms

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Amidst gear cycling drama, I just wanna say Santa came early with a 2nd hand YHD-2 by a kind seller who kept the box for 30 years. Dec 20, 2020

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    1. Aelms
      Aelms
      Amidst gear cycling drama, I just wanna say Santa came early with a 2nd hand YHD-2 by a kind seller who kept the box for 30 years.
      1. Cryptowolf, Gazny and Lyander like this.
      2. Aelms
        Aelms
        All my best wishes to him, who I assume is glad someone quickly snapped up something left in a closet for so long.
        Dec 20, 2020
      3. Aelms
        Aelms
        And much thanks to SBAF folks, who keeps my mind open year by year and my sanity in check, even with me just lurking about.
        Dec 20, 2020
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    2. Aelms
      Aelms
      Grabbed a pair of second hand Pioneer Se-4. Really cool attachment design, but pads are uncomfortable and are superglued onto cups.
      1. hikergrl, Lyander and Deep Funk like this.
      2. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        With a bit of power the drivers can sound very good. Indeed, too bad about the ear pads.
        Dec 6, 2020
      3. Aelms
        Aelms
        Sound definitely seems promising as far as I can tell. Looking forward to making incremental changes down the line starting from pad replacements.
        Dec 6, 2020
    3. Aelms
      Aelms
      Can someone explain to me why ETS is so ingrained despite seemingly dubious efficacy and head-scratching logistics?
    4. Aelms
      Aelms
      Resolutions: 1. Write more/write better 2. Build something, not just anything 3. Read/listen more, not just watch/hear
      1. Jinxy245, Ksaurav402 and Lyander like this.
    5. Aelms
      Aelms
      Most hyped up typhoon in Tokyo seems to have passed by my apartment. Hope the surrounding prefectures didn’t get the short end...
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      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Just seeing the BBC News site: Looks pretty rough for some people there.
        Oct 12, 2019
      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Oct 13, 2019
      5. Aelms
        Aelms
        @Thad E Ginathom thankfully most of the damage is limited to riverside areas. Still have to check whether all my friends are doing alright, but am fairly hopeful.
        Oct 13, 2019
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    6. Aelms
      Aelms
      Finished building my first speaker amp circuit. It's based on two dirt cheap LM386 opamps and powered by a 9V battery.
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      2. Aelms
        Aelms
        There's a layer of haze on every track and when I try to power it with an adapter, it hums like crazy. On the other hand, listening to it makes me feel like I'm finally getting the speaker hype.
        Sep 6, 2019
      3. gepardcv
        gepardcv
        Do you have a link to the circuit diagram?
        Sep 6, 2019
    7. Aelms
      Aelms
      Weathering With You is pretty great. English reviews I find on google do it a great disservice.
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      3. Aelms
        Aelms
        I think your question deserves a full post, so let me do that when I have a bit more free time.

        The gist of it is that anyone can phone in a piece of work, and all the reviews of the film I found are doing this. It’s not really an English vs other languages thing. I assume it’s because the film is not meant to be a simple, fully closed story like many of Shinkai’s other films.
        Aug 16, 2019
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      4. Lyander
        Lyander
        Just to be clear, I didn't mean it in the sense of different receptions being a matter of English language v others, but of aesthetic norms between cultures. I've loved anime from basically age 5 onwards, so I'm kinda biased, but growing up in a cultural gumbo like I have can understand why something not having a "neat" ending might discomfit certain audiences but not others. Sorry if I was unclear, haha.
        Aug 16, 2019
      5. Lyander
        Lyander
        I also happen to agree that a lot of reviews of films I've seen online seem to follow that same general trend of pandering to people who want talking points spoonfed to them, i.e. pointing out the obvious. I personally don't appreciate it, but can see why it's caught on; it's easier to produce and easier to consume— junk food. I happen to like chips, but time and place for them.
        Aug 16, 2019
    8. Aelms
      Aelms
      Today’s arson attack on Kyoto Animation will stay with me for the rest of my life. Absolutely horrifying and impossible before the news hit.
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      2. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Animé and manga are sometimes better than novels. I hope they can recover. I have some catching up to do.
        Jul 18, 2019
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      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Very sorry to hear about this.
        Jul 18, 2019
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      4. Zhanming057
        Zhanming057
        Pretty shocked about this. They represented the best of the industry and it's sad that this happened to them.
        Jul 18, 2019
        Lyander likes this.
    9. Aelms
      Aelms
      After screwing up one protoboard, finally got a working breadboarded CMoy to listen with!
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    10. Aelms
      Aelms
      Anytime now...
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      2. Aelms
        Aelms
        Finishing the manga did it end the Punpun experience. And yes, more info on Aegir and the Nexus topology!
        Apr 2, 2019
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      3. Lyander
        Lyander
        Haha, the Schiit hype is real! Curious how it sound TBH, eager for impressions.

        And all I'll say is that the manga definitely came to a conclusion. Enjoy!
        Apr 2, 2019
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      4. Aelms
        Aelms
        Haha iPhone actually screwed up my sentence. I meant that the manga has stayed with me long after finishing reading it, and I really connect with the author as a uni student in Tokyo.
        Apr 5, 2019
    11. Aelms
      Aelms
      The SBAF Shirts thread seems to have locked me out. Has it been moved somewhere else?
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      2. zerodeefex
        zerodeefex
        It's currently limited to friends.
        Feb 1, 2016
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      3. The Alchemist
        The Alchemist
        Thanks zero I was unaware of that -appreciate you clarifying =)
        Feb 1, 2016
      4. daytripper
        daytripper
        Yes, I guess I'm locked out as well :(
        Feb 1, 2016
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