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kh6idf's Linn/Magnepan/Sony/Behringer System
IP Address: 76.31.144.134 Last Update: March 04, 2018 at 07:10:18
Amplifier: Linn LK280
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Linn Kairn
Speakers: Magnepan SMGc, modified crossovers (Sonicap/Mundorf).

Audio Pro B240 subwoofer

Stax SRS-2050II system and SR-003 Mk 2 "earspeakers".
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Sony NS500V / Behringer DEQ2496 (DAC)
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega Planar 2 w/motor upgrade and RB300 arm, Tangospinner VHL bearing sleeve, ceramic bearing, Canaro subplatter & brass pulley, dual silicone belts. Ortofon 2M Blue cartridge
Other Source(s): Denon HEOS Link streamer
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Monster Cable (speaker cable)
Audioquest Golden Gate / Evergreen (interconnects)
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Behringer DEQ2496 digital auto-equalizer.
Behringer SRC2496 Sample Rate Converter (also used as A/D converter).
Furman PL-8 series II power conditioner
Tweaks: Room correction with DEQ2496, fed by SRC2496.
Room Size (LxWxH): 15' x 11' x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: Large skylight opening in ceiling adds more volume to the room. Acoustic wedge foam placed around sides and back of speakers.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, Acoustic, Choral
System Goals/Comments: Aiming for natural realism, coherent and well balanced sound.
System Strengths: Good performance on vocal and acoustic instruments. Actually good performance all around since the crossover mods and adding the SRC2496/DEQ2496 and Kairn.
System Weaknesses: Room is small. Requires placing speakers diagonally in one corner. Small 1-person listening position.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Other hobbies: Astronomy, Amateur radio. Occupation: Electrical Engineer (retired)

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