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mcbuddah's My Record Player System
IP Address: Last Update: July 08, 2013 at 12:53:31
Amplifier: D-Sonic M2-600M 600w/ch @ 8ohm balanced

Early Atma-Sphere Music Amplifier MA1 100 watt monoblocks

Eddie Current Zana Deux SE ZDT with silver wired transformers
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Classe DR6 balanced preamp as a linestage
Thor TA-3000 phono preamp
Speakers: Snell B 5-sided full-range
Audeze LCD-2 phones w Artisan Silver cable
CD Player/DAC: OPPO 95 stolen from HT system because it sounds too good for movies
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI Super Scoutmaster Ref w JMW 10.5i arm
Grado Statement 1 cartridge
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: SC's: Ridge Street Audio Poeima!! (current)
Phono: Siltech Paris
Preamp->Amps: Sonoran Plateau Lightening XLR
OPPO-> Classe: Goertz copper
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Cruze First Maestro receptacle & cover plate
PS-Ausio Premier regenerator
Cables: PS-Audio, Synergistics Research Master Couplers, VH Flavor 4, Sonoran Plateau Lightening, Consonance Baby Bella
Tweaks: Boston Mat 2 turntable mat, Wally Tools VTA, VTF & VPI protractor, Mapleshade Heavy Foot under Snells, KAB strobe & stereo canceller, Band-aids put lengthwise replace internal damping/locator strips on VPI clamping ring
Nitty Gritty FI record cleaner
Maple Platforms from Dawnsplatforms under everyhing
Room Size (LxWxH): 27 x 16 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Modified foam waveless waterbed surrounds in corners really clean up the bass
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): > 4k records & about 25 CD's mostly jazz & classical with a few hundred eclectic & rock
System Goals/Comments: I want it to sound nice enough to not annoy me or make me want to change it. Almost there
System Strengths: Breathtaking vinyl reproduction for even ordinary records.Excellent bass quality & extension. Superb imaging and detail. The D-Sonics do everything really well.
System Weaknesses: Expensive & hot because of all the tubes. There is a low level buzz from the toroids in the amps.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: LG 52" plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Pioneer S-27 reeiver with class D IE amps
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Infinity interlude system in 7.1 config. The front towers include 12" subs with captive 500w class d amps. All are connected by Anticables speaker wire
Sources (DVD/VCR): Denon BD3810 Blue-ray player & ATT UVERSE
Other HT Gear: PS-Audio power regenerator, Maestro receptacle, PS-Audio I2-12s silver HDMI's. Shunyata. Consonance Ella Baby & Audio Art power cords.
Comments on HT System: Who has time to watch? With so many records, months can go by without turning it on!
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Pit Bull rescue, reading

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