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Daveslater's Dave Slater Man Cave System
IP Address: 81.174.132.201 Last Update: October 21, 2017 at 22:52:44
Amplifier: Fisher 500C
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Ted Jordan JX92S single full range in 4' high pyramid cabinets bottom bass firing folded horn
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Sony SACD SCD-XB940 SACD Player
Various 24/192 DACs
Turntable/Phono Stage: Thorens 124 MkII Apparition 12" Wooden Arm
Hana SL Denon DL 103 Shibata in Cocobolo body
Partridge 977 SUT
Pre production prototype Audio Innovations P1 Phono Stage ECC83 6522 Guy Sargeant designer
Other Source(s): Raspberry Pi with IQAudio daughter board
Vortexbox Media server
Squeezebox Touch
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Plaited Cat 5
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): 110V workmans transformer for Fisher. Clean Audio only Power spur
Tweaks: Boston Acoustic Carbon mat & weight on turntable. Disc Doc record cleaning.
Room Size (LxWxH): 12m x 4m x 2m
Room Comments/Treatments: Long narrow room in eaves of double garage. Walls in sloping from 1.3 m System fires straight down room, seat position critical due to bass standing waves. Carpeted floor walls plain plasterboard backed by deep poly eurathane insulation.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical to Rock including Jazz & Folk
System Goals/Comments: Smooth clean realistic sound
System Strengths: Phono source
Fisher 500C Amplifier
SACD for digital
Ripped CDs played thru Pi DAC enhance CD sound
System Weaknesses: SACD player playing CD but ripping with EAC to hard drive and Pi player has overcome this.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Canon projector, TV card in media centre PC. PC flat screen for small screen use
Any DVD software for blu ray usage
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: 5.1 USB sound card to Cambridge Soundworks 5.1 PC speaker system
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Cambridge Soundworks
Sources (DVD/VCR): PC & TV Card
Other HT Gear: Streaming server Vortexbox to house over wifi & wired network. Use Squeezebox touch and Sony TV/ Blu Ray for music access
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Photography, Gardening, IT & IT Teaching (now retired), Hill Walking, Lawn Bowling, Community Involvement. Family & dog.

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