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Awesome Donkey

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Snake Oil
« on: October 31, 2022, 04:38:53 am »

I saw this video on YouTube yesterday and was laughing the entire time, and I decided it might be worth posting here (so hopefully nobody falls for this sort of thing). Enjoy! ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMFQ3YvR3Eo
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Re: Snake Oil
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2022, 08:04:03 am »

Everyone knows all you need is a Blackbody Conditioner every 2 meters or so!
https://www.lessloss.com/blackbody-p-200.html

The Blackbody is unlike any other filter or conditioner. All power filters and conditioners address noise found on wires, but there’s another type of noise altogether. Until now, this inconspicuous type of noise has been largely unacknowledged. It is caused by constant electromagnetic interaction between gear and immediately surrounding objects: stands, racks, nearby signal wiring, enclosures, and other objects containing circuitry or not. This type of radiated noise is not confined to wires. The Blackbody works by changing the spectrum of these stray reflections, effectively solving the problem. Being the only conditioner of its kind, it offers a level of performance previously unattainable.

Just $836 each, it's a steal ;)
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Re: Snake Oil
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2022, 08:09:14 am »

Ah, I see, the Switch only actually works if you use these $10,000 Ethernet cables!

https://www.av.com/Cables/AudioQuest-Diamond-RJ-E-Ethernet-Cable-12m/4AH7
https://www.realhd-audio.com/?p=4185

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Re: Snake Oil
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2022, 01:00:36 pm »

... was laughing the entire time,...

I also had a good laugh from the video.

Thanks for posting it.

As an aside, having survived much of the analog snake-oil "improvements" for audio.  When things moved to digital I had been wondering about the snake-oil.  I wasn't interested enough to actively seek it out but I did stumble upon one or two in the past. (e.g., coloring the edges of CDs with a green marker to keep the bits from getting jittery.)

thx again.

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Re: Snake Oil
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2022, 06:33:34 pm »

£9,389.00
Price Includes
VAT @ 20%
Not currently in stock, but available to order
Estimated delivery: 12th - 14th November

darn not instock
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Re: Snake Oil
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2022, 06:38:27 pm »

You would have needed to sell the Yugo.
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Re: Snake Oil
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2022, 06:41:03 pm »

Quote
You would have needed to sell the Yugo.

LOL
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