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torc 's Hours of fun... System
IP Address: 216.211.253.11 Last Update: January 30, 2019 at 11:23:58
Amplifier: PS Audio BHK Signature 250




Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): PS Audio BHK Signature
Speakers: Emerald Physics EP 2.8
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Oppo 105, Mac Mini, Audirvana Music player, Ayre QB 9 DSD
Turntable/Phono Stage: Linn LP12/Lingo/Cirkus/Greenstreet Audio "Keel-Klone" w/Funk Firm FXR II arm and Benz Ruby Z low output MC, Fosgate Signature II phono stage, and Bob's Devices SUT

SOTA Sapphire w/MMT arm and Ortophon Mono cartridge (for the hundreds of mono records I have).
Other Source(s): Scott 350 D tuner, Polk XM tuner(through Oppo), Marantz CD recorder, Mac Mini playing Audirvana music player for hi-res files
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Interconnects: Mapleshade Clearview
Speaker Cables: Mapleshade Double Helix Power Cords: Signal Cable/Pangea
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Ayer Evolution power conditioner, Salamander racks, Schiit Aasgard II headphone amp, Audeze LCD 2 headhpones, Audio Technica ATH AD-700, Sennheiser 650 headphones
Tweaks: Marigo Window Tuning Dots, Corner Busters, Mapleshade TriplePoint cones, and HeavyHat brass weights, Cardas wood blocks
Room Size (LxWxH): 16' x 14' x 7to9
Room Comments/Treatments: I have heavy curtains, thick window shades, canvas paintings on the wall, and about 4500 albums in the same room. It works in my small room.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): jazz,rock, popular, classical, blues- I love many kinds, except opera- someday?
System Goals/Comments: Fun, involving, non-fatigueing, makes me want to move my body while listening. The Emerald Physics are new after 12 years with the Maggie 3.6. It is a good extension of that speaker - baffle-less and open, but with greater dynamics and bass. I love the Linn, despite hearing more modern, more expensive turntables. It just makes the music make sense to me more than the others.
System Strengths: Beautiful, extended treble, open midrange, low, accurate bass, images great, provides fun for hours
System Weaknesses: I'm sure that there are many ways for the system to improve. But it is good enough to enjoy music without aching for more.
Video/HT System: None

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