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Rikkitik's Dual Duty 2.0 + 5.1 System
IP Address: 76.105.10.183 Last Update: October 31, 2019 at 18:22:43
Amplifier: Front mains: Pre out A > McCormack DNA 125 Platinum upgrades
Pre out B > DSpeaker 2.0 > Bryston 10B sub x-over +70hz to Parasound 2250 v2 :-( Belles 350a reference (literally burned up!!)
- 70hz to CJ MF2500A
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): 2.0 pre: Don Sachs DS2 w/HT bypass
Speakers: Front: Tyler Acoustics Highland H3's (modified x-overs) bi-amped McCormack to mids / tweeters
Parasound to woofers
CJ MF2500A to 2ea. 2.75 cu ft cabinets containing 2x, Peerless 830500 (12"), in opposition (1 forward / 1 rearward) sealed cabinets
Matched and EQ'ed with DSpeaker 2.0 into Bryston x-over

Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Sony CDP-X7ESD as transport into Monarchy M24 (PCM63/tubed output stage)
Turntable/Phono Stage: Sota Star Sapphire SME IV arm Hana SL cart
AR EB101(upgraded plynth & suspension) - Denon 301 mkII - Rega RB300 arm - Incognito wiring - Denon 301 MKII / Ortofon Blue - Musical Surroundings Phenomena II+/ SUT
Other Source(s): Small Green Computer - Lynx 16AES card
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Duelund 16g to mid/tweeter DH Labs T-14(H3's),Audioquest Type 4(bass units)

DH Labs BL-1, MIT Terminator 4, MSB digital coax, Straightwire optical
Tweaks: None
Room Size (LxWxH): 36 x 21 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Lowest fidelity portion of our system is Me! Followed by the room it sits in. At least the room can be "treated".....
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Rock, Pop, Blues, Motown.....pretty much the same old thing for the last 40 years
System Goals/Comments: When is enough, enough?
System Strengths: Not me
System Weaknesses: Me
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: LG 65 inch OLED
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Cary Cinema 11a (also handles DSD via hdmi)
McCormack HT-5 amp (center and surrounds)
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Center: B&W, Rear Surrounds: B&W, Rear sub: Martin Logan

Sources (DVD/VCR): Oppo UDP-205
Other HT Gear: 622VIP Sattelite reciever
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Bicycling, Sportbikes (heavily modded ZX10R/2012 ZX14R), Home projects, Old muscle cars (1970 LS5 4spd (gone to Finland), 2002 Z06-supercharged)
Occupation: Retired, ex-Knuckle draggin' Heavy Equipment Mechainic turned Generation Technician - 100mw &am

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