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John C. - Aussie 's Headphone Music System
IP Address: Last Update: October 27, 2017 at 22:50:51
Amplifier: Violectriv HPA281
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): No preamp used
Speakers: NOT SPEAKERS but Sennheiser HD800S headphones
CD Player/DAC: Albums on 6TB HDD in this PC controlled by Roon and fed to an Aurilac Aries Bridge -> Canara D206 digital cable -> L:KS DA-004 DAC with balanced AES input
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Balanced cable to headphones based on this:
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): None
Tweaks: DAC modified by Ric Schultz
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 90% classical
System Goals/Comments: With less electronics than other systems in the house the headphones reproduced the best sounding music ever heard
System Strengths: Superb from EVERY viewpoint
System Weaknesses: None that I can detect
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Dell monitor only
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: LKS/Violectric as above
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): None
Sources (DVD/VCR): Roon controlled server system
Other HT Gear: None
Comments on HT System: I can feed audio from a modified Panasonic Blu Ray player onto the DAC and view video via a Dell Hi-Rez monitor, but this has rarely been done.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Cars (BMW 540i), travel (53 countries), photography (Nikon D7000)
Audio obsession has now extended to video.

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