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Doug A 's One and Only System
IP Address: 142.254.24.244 Last Update: December 05, 2018 at 21:42:43
Amplifier: Luxman L-550AX
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Harbeth Compact 7ES-3 (86db sensitivity), w/Skylan stands
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Rega Planet 2000, Metrum Musette DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega P3-24/Elys2 and TT PSU.

EAR 834P phono preamp.
Other Source(s): Squeezebox Touch, Vortexbox Music Server
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Kimber 4TC, PBJ
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Salamander Synergy Racks, VPI HW-16.5 record cleaning machine.
Tweaks: Sound-absorbing books, records, and dog.
Room Size (LxWxH): 14 x 10 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: Not so great room; one side lets out into a larger room. Forces odd speaker arrangement.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Rock, Jazz, Irish, Classical (mostly Renaissance), HipHop, Blues, Reggae/Dub, Dub/Reggae, Ska, country (Hank Williams style), old-time, Brazilian, metal (Motorhead/Black Sabbath type stuff) and the ever-unclassifiable Frank Zappa.
System Goals/Comments: To listen to music and not think about the system. To stop chasing a sound that doesn't exist.
System Strengths: Pretty musical. Extremely good for solid state. Almost tubey sounding.
System Weaknesses: It's not tubes. :) But with the introduction of the Musette DAC into the system, it's absolutely the best solid state I've ever heard.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Samsung UN7100.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: None
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Speakers in TV
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony BluRay player, Roku 3.
Other HT Gear: None
Comments on HT System: Good enough for me.
URL Link: http://www.musanon.com
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Playing music with friends and with band, reading, movies.

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