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Offline Nick B

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Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« on: February 29, 2020, 08:44:23 PM »
I’ve got new power cords coming, then ICs and speaker cables. I’m going to get both Hagerman devices, unless there are any better suggestions. The other device I found is the Audiodharma, but that’s at least $700. Thanks

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2020, 10:02:16 AM »
  Hagerman is VG. You will still need to perform process several times and then allow 3 days to settle in.

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2020, 11:23:02 AM »
  Hagerman is VG. You will still need to perform process several times and then allow 3 days to settle in.

charles

That would be just fine.
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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2020, 10:14:00 PM »
Jim Hagerman has built the 2 burn in devices and will ship them Tuesday. Doing a search tonight, I found this device. It’s about $900

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2020, 09:12:22 AM »
   Seems expensive.

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2020, 10:32:01 AM »
   Seems expensive.

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Ya think!

Here is the one I built.  It has a 15W chip amp inside and fixed resistances for each outlet:  90 ohms for USB (with a 2.4V zener limiter); 8 ohms for speaker cables 600 ohms for XLR ; 5K for RCA.  I daisy chain the cables and use shunt plugs on the ends of the target cables.  CD input is on the back.

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2020, 11:00:53 AM »
  Nice Dave.

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2020, 11:36:28 AM »
   Seems expensive.

charles

Agreed on that. It does have a lot of connections, so might be useful for some and for those (like me) who don’t know how to build these devices. I expect the Hagermans to work very well.
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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2020, 05:16:00 PM »
  Nice Dave.

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Thanks, Charles.  It made sense at the time and only cost about $50.00 to build...

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2020, 03:51:23 PM »
I received the Hagerman’s yesterday with various adapters and a teeny power supply. Seems like good value for the money. Hooked up one of the new, budget friendly power cords I received today. Burn in per the manual is 2-3 days, so I’ll let it cook for 3. Will burn in a couple of the old ICs that I have, even though I may get new ones soon. Apparently I can also use to burn in equipment. My upgraded Border Patrol SE dac
(with new Jupiter caps) should be here Friday.
It should sound a bit better than Tidal and Qobuz on my iPad  :lol:
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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2020, 06:27:31 PM »
So far, I’ve used the Hagermans to burn in one new power cord from the Uber Puerto wall outlet to the UberBUSS, also with Uber Puertos. Also burned in the old digital RCA. Also just received my Border Patrol dac with upgraded Jupiter caps and nos Brimar EZ80 black plate England tube. Lots of variables, but just glad to be playing music again after a month.
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Holo Red streamer
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Audio Envy p cords
Roon, Tidal, Qobuz
PI Audio UberBUSS

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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2020, 08:57:12 AM »
  Well I jumped in with a used Hagerman Pro break in device. Being a cable nut this will be used mucho. Yes love trying different cables. I find all cables colored in some way. Finding the color you desire is the chase.


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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2020, 10:35:10 AM »
I have recently burned in a power cord and two pair of interconnects. The next and final piece will be a digital coax cable in a couple of weeks.
I’ve never used rhodium, but it would be especially useful for that
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Holo Red streamer
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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2020, 07:04:41 AM »
What's wrong with just sticking the cord on a CD player and letting it run for a few days?
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Re: Hagerman Burn-In Generators
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2020, 09:05:27 AM »
  Nothing if one wants to put lots of hours on the laser assembly. Only so many hours.

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