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soundchekk 's Main System
IP Address: 109.91.32.231 Last Update: October 24, 2018 at 07:17:54
Amplifier: Anaview AMS 0100-2300 (slightly modified)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
* direct DAC -> amp connection
* all hardwired in one case
* proper DAC/AMP level/gain matching to avoid excessive digital volume control
Speakers: PIO Sound Falcon -- Electrostats
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Renderer:
Raspberry PI 3B+
Allo Kali Reclocker
Allo Piano 2.1 in Dual Mono
Playersoftware: squeezelite
OS1: My own ARCH Linux installation
OS2-3: piCoreplayer / Moode
PS-PI: iFi iPower + reservoir capacitor
PS-Kali: iFi iPower + reservoir capacitor
PS-DAC: see above

Server:
NUC i5 Broadwell - M.2 PCIe SSD 256GB - HDD 2TB
1. Ubuntu 18.10
2. LogitechMediaServer 7.9.x
3. Serviio UPNP/DLNA server
4. Samba/Cifs/NFS network share server
Turntable/Phono Stage: NA
Other Source(s): NA
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Usually silver solid-core cables and wires
Plugs/jacks are avoided - if possible.
Connections/wires are soldered right to the boards.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): NT
Tweaks: System, except speakers, is pretty much a DIY system. Every part of the system usually gets modified for best performance.

I do add a lot of tiny tweaks.
I'd suggest to have a look at my blog.
Room Comments/Treatments: NT
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): NT
System Goals/Comments: Best bang for the buck.
Audiophile performance at budget prices.
System Strengths: NT
System Weaknesses: NT
Video/HT System: None
TV/Projector: NA
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: NA
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): NA
Sources (DVD/VCR): NA
Other HT Gear: NA
Comments on HT System: NA
URL Link: http://soundcheck-audio.blogspot.com/
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: NA

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