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Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« on: May 03, 2021, 07:58:31 AM »
Audiogon just sent me an e-mail promoting a 50% off offer on this piece. Any one here ever actually hear one in use?

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Is it legit... is it snake oil... is it LIVE or Memorex!?!  :D

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2021, 09:29:19 AM »
No, haven’t heard of it. Navigated their website a bit. Can’t say I understand much of it. I did note their most expensive product is this …
Sorcer X4 AC Harmonic Resonator for $3,999.95

Years ago, I believe I used a Bedini product that claimed to do similar things. I don’t remember what it was called. It did change the presentation a bit. But this all goes back 25 to 30 years…
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2021, 09:45:18 AM »
Harmonics superimposed on a fixed AC voltage of 60 Hz is by definition waveform distortion.  Is all distortion bad?  Not necessarily when it comes to musical enjoyment.  SE tube even order harmonic distortion adds a fullness that can be pleasing to the ear/brain.

I'm guessing that this is the purpose of these devices.  Don't know for sure...
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2021, 10:35:42 AM »
Don't be surprised if you experience a decline in health with adding lots of stuff to AC line.

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2021, 11:05:14 AM »
Wow.  A resonator.  I had one in my 1969 Torino in high school that worked like a champ.  Girls loved it, and would play along with the old "It sounds better in the back seat" line... well, some would.

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2021, 12:41:59 PM »
Wow.  A resonator.  I had one in my 1969 Torino in high school that worked like a champ.  Girls loved it, and would play along with the old "It sounds better in the back seat" line... well, some would.

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Hmmm….and there are some guys who say these devices are useless???  :lol:
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2021, 03:51:54 PM »
Wow.  A resonator.  I had one in my 1969 Torino in high school that worked like a champ.  Girls loved it, and would play along with the old "It sounds better in the back seat" line... well, some would.

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2021, 03:59:04 PM »
Don't be surprised if you experience a decline in health with adding lots of stuff to AC line.
I think as long as it is kept at a low level with even order (consonant) harmonics in the lower end of the range , < 20KHz it will probably be OK. There is a lot of research in HF, VHF, UHF and GHz realms with an emphasis on dissonant content as to being very, very bad on the human body, neurocortex and nervous system.

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2021, 04:23:50 PM »
Wow! This is some scary shit! 🙀
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2021, 05:33:11 PM »
If you turn it on and whales start beaching themselves you should probably turn it off again and ask for a refund.
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2021, 07:55:03 PM »
I've not really been aware of it other than effects from high power lines. 
I used to quail hunt on a big ranch where the rancher had run a barbed wire fence directly under the high power line.  Every time we crossed that fence, it would give you a pretty good shock induced from the field above it. 
There's a lot of stray fields that we move through 24/7. 
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2021, 10:33:30 PM »
I saw a TV show a few years back about high voltage power lines where a guy stood under one of those line held 2 four foot florescent tube up over his head and they lit up from nothing but he induce field of the tower.

Not to long after I saw that show my wife and I looked at a house that was about 150  yards from a high voltage tower. Can you say deal breaker?
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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2021, 06:25:40 AM »
I've lived under power lines all my life and I've never had any untoward aftereffects.

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2021, 09:00:02 AM »
SLOTH! I loved Matuszak.
So those power lines must be in California then eh.

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Re: Symphony Pro PS-1 Harmonic Resonator
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2021, 05:44:07 PM »
"Hey you guys!!!"  :rofl:
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