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STS Serge owners in NYC area

Post by jsicp » Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:29 pm

Wondering if there were any STS Serge owners nearby who would be up for letting me try their unit in my apartment (I'm in lower Manhattan). I have four STS panels and three of them work fine, but my Animoo has osc. drift issues in my apartment building (works fine everywhere else). I'll spare you the details of the issue right now, but needless to say it is not a power issue related to the building, and your Serge will be 100% safe here. Just curious if another STS Serge panel with an oscillator would would work fine here...

I will treat you to a meal or something in return for you making the trek to my place.

Many thanks in advance for your consideration.
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Post by jsicp » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:38 pm

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Post by syncretism » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:09 pm

Well, I'm a couple hours north by Peter Pan or Trailways or whatnot; if you want to bring your Serge up this way, you can plug into one of my PSUs. I'll even make you dinner ;)

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Post by jsicp » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:00 pm

Hi syncretism,

Thanks for the offer, that's very kind of you.
Another wiggler brought his Blue Voice panel over today and lo and behold the oscillators went nuts here as well.
So I guess my experiment is complete - STS Serge oscillators just don't work in this place.

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Post by FatRocky » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:14 pm

jsicp wrote:Hi syncretism,

Thanks for the offer, that's very kind of you.
Another wiggler brought his Blue Voice panel over today and lo and behold the oscillators went nuts here as well.
So I guess my experiment is complete - STS Serge oscillators just don't work in this place.
:hmm: do you mean with your power supply? or in your location?

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Post by jsicp » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:17 pm

My location.

Every other factor has been tested for.
Power supply, current, in isolation and in combination with other cables, grounding, etc.
There's just something in the area that's confusing the Serge.
Gonna try Random Source 4U and see what happens...

I guess I should now say that if any of you happen to be in the NYC area and have any 4U Random Source Serge, I'd love to try it out in my apartment if you'd spare ten minutes of time ....

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Post by FatRocky » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:27 pm

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Post by FatRocky » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:33 pm

jsicp wrote:My location.

Every other factor has been tested for.
Power supply, current, in isolation and in combination with other cables, grounding, etc.
There's just something in the area that's confusing the Serge.
Gonna try Random Source 4U and see what happens...

I guess I should now say that if any of you happen to be in the NYC area and have any 4U Random Source Serge, I'd love to try it out in my apartment if you'd spare ten minutes of time ....

How interesting! did you try other rooms or , neighbors ? Is the Serge oscillators the only oscillators you have in there?

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Post by jsicp » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:06 pm

I did. Tried it ten stories down in a guy's home studio. Same exact problem.
But taken to a different neighborhood - works fine.

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Post by jsicp » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:06 pm

Ah, yeah it's an Animoo panel.

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Post by FatRocky » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:38 am

:hmm: but does it happen just to Serge oscillators?

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Post by syncretism » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:50 pm

Are you in the same building as you were in 2018 and 2017?

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Post by jsicp » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:53 pm

Yes! Thanks - forgot to post a link to that old thread.

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Post by tau_seti » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:30 am

Buy a cheap EMF meter on amazon. Frankly if your oscillators are going nuts, it might not be the healthiest place to sleep.

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Post by jsicp » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:21 pm

Good idea. Kinda scared to see the readings but probably better to know...

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Post by jsicp » Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:22 pm

Bought an EMF reader and luckily I'm not seeing anything concerning in terms of my "ambient" levels.
I do however get readings as high as 50mG when I hold the device directly over the Serge (especially over the center power distribution strip for M-boat).
I guess this is standard? All this is new to me.

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Post by jsicp » Tue May 14, 2019 5:59 pm

If anyone has any Random Source 4U Serge in NYC, I would love to try it out before placing my order....Any kind souls out there?

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