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vinylphile's What a Coincidents! System
IP Address: 69.158.68.136 Last Update: March 18, 2018 at 15:05:13
Amplifier: Bi-Amp System:
Coincident M300B Frankenstein MkII mono blocs driving monitors (mid/tweeter)
Coincident 211PP Dragon Mk II mono blocs driving woofer modules
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Horn Shoppe "The Truth"
Speakers: Coincident Pure Reference Extreme MkII
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: exaSound - PlayPoint network player to E22 DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: Jean Nantais Ultimate Lenco (apparently I was the third person to own one of these!)

Durand Kairos tonearm

HRS Analog Disk center weight, TTWeights copper periphery ring, Extreme Phono Speed carbon fiber mat

Benz LP-S, Zyx UNIverse II (silver base, copper coils, low output) and Ortofon MC A90 cartridges

Coincident Statement phono stage
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: TEO liquid cable interconnects and Coincident Extreme speaker cables
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Box Furniture Co. custom-built HD3S rack

Furutech GTX-D gold outlet / GTX wall plate / carbon fiber cover plate on dedicated 20 amp circuit

Nordost QB8 power bar

Nordost Frey2 and Heimdall2 power cords

Black Diamond Racing Cones, Nordost Sort Kones, HRS damping plates

Hi-Fi Tuning Supreme fuses

Audio Desk Systeme Pro record cleaning machine

Zerodust stylus cleaner
Tweaks: A large variety of test/set-up records and CDs

Fozgometer Azimuth measuring device

Platterspeed - free iPhone App!

Feickert universal protractor

No-name digital stylus force gauge (measures to .001g)

Fuzzmeasure - extremely useful real-time analyzer for measuring in-room frequency response - used with M Audio FireWire solo interface and Behringer ECM8000 measuring mic

Zerodust antistatic zapper

Stark 9-66A tube tester
Room Size (LxWxH): 35' x 13' x 9'
Room Comments/Treatments: Echobuster products, ASC tube traps and Realtraps Mini Traps.

Room serves double-duty - hifi on one side, home studio on the other.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Almost everything except country and easy listening
System Goals/Comments: To produce the illusion of live music in my listening room (pretty vague, eh?)
System Strengths: Inner detail, harmonic fullness, transparency, dynamics

Almost all made in Canada!
System Weaknesses: Room acoustics a bit of a challenge due to unorthodox shape and many little alcoves. Some bass peaks and troughs. RTA very useful for system set-up and speaker positioning.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Samsung 65" 4K LED
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Arcam AVR750
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Totem Tribe 1's x5

Totem Storm sub
Sources (DVD/VCR): Arcam UDP411

Apple TV
Other HT Gear: PS Audio Quintet
Comments on HT System: Room acoustics also need work here...
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: playing music (guitar, bass etc)...

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