Thanks Gennady and Corey for the feedback, great to have options!
On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 5:37 PM Gennady Lyskin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Jesse,
> Input of one unit will shunt the input of the other unit.
> Frequency response of each unit will be changed depending on the input
> impedance of both units + capacitance of each cable
> (confirmed by measurements).
> Simple resistor splitter will give you high signal level loss.
> To compensate the signal level losses you need to increase input
> simultaneously increasing noise floor.
> To get really independent performance of the system without signal level
> loss, you need a distribution amplifier.
> I use the ELAN Audio "RDA-02 AUDIO DA" in my studio, did similar
> installation for The National Library of NZ for Dolby A and Dolby SR
> parallel decoding.
> Best regards,
> Gennady Lyskin
> G e n n L a b
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> Tel: +64 21 238 3056
> New Zealand
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jesse Kenas-Collins" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Sunday, January 31, 2021 5:40 AM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] parallel transfer / attenuator design
> > Hi All,
> > I have a question for those more literate in electrical engineering than
> > am.
> > - I've been using a Rek O Kut ultra preamp for flat and RIAA transfers,
> > well as a first generation KAB VSP Souvenir for listening to 78s. I would
> > like to run my turntable through both simultaneously to achieve parallel
> > transfers.
> > - My understanding is that I could split the signal from the output of
> > Rek-o-kut (set to flat) and send one path to my audio interface and the
> > other path through an attenuator bringing the signal back to phono level,
> > then into the KAB.
> > - First of all is this a ridiculous idea? If not, any recommendations for
> > designing / building an appropriate attenuator? ( my soldering and
> > schematic reading skills are rudimentary at best).
> > Any way I would certainly welcome any alternate recommendations /
> > solutions.
> > Much thanks,
> > Jesse Collins
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