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Image quality on tv

I have just purchased the lifestyle v 20 system and installed it correctly however it now seems as if the tv image is not as clear as it was before. Could this be caused from running the cables through the bose system?

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This is always a possibility. Check specs for all devices involved. Things like impedance, frequency respnses (not audio), and reactances affect picture quality. Another thing people don't realize is plugging a cable with gold contacts on a receiver that uses normal metal contacts is the absolute wrong thing to do. (forget about what the "experts" say). When two different metals are connected to each other there is what is called capacitive reactance between them. This is Mother Nature and and not a darn thing we can do about.

Another to consider ( and again I disagree with the "experts") is anyt time you add another piece of electronics into the chain, additional noise is introduced. Every device produces noise, just look at the specs. The better (and more expensive) a device is the less noise it introduces (better conponents are uses, and tolerances are smaller).

FYI-why can I go agains the "experts". Because I was an analog technician long before I became a digital tek back in the 60's. Usually the only part of a device that is analog anymore is the power supply and in some cases the DAC-ADC device (digital to analog, anaolg to digital).

Hope this helps at little.

Posted on Jan 01, 2008


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