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stereo5's stereo5's Audio System System
IP Address: 108.49.42.46 Last Update: February 23, 2019 at 12:43:49
Amplifier: McIntosh MC302 Power Amp. 300wpc
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): McIntosh C2500 Tube Preamp
Speakers: Golden Ear Triton Reference
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Esoteric UX-3 SACD Universal Player
Sony HAPZ1ES Music Server/Player
Turntable/Phono Stage: Technics SL1200G Direct Drive Turntable
ZU Audio DL103 low output moving coil cartridge
KAB Rumble Filter. Oracle record mat and HRX Record Weight.
Other Source(s): McIntosh MR88 FM HD Tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Groneberg Quattro Reference speaker cables Groneberg Quattro Reference Interconnects(4 pairs)
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VPI Balanced phono cable for Technics SL1200G.
Acrolink 6N-D5050II Digital Cable
Acrolink 6N-6050 Audio Cable

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Shunyata Hydra 2 Power Conditioner
Shunyata Hydra 4 Power Conditioner X 2
Shunyata Copperhead pc 20amp x 2
Shunyata Copperhead pc 15 amp x 2
Shunyata Diamondback Platinum pc X 3
Acrolink 6N P-4030 Power Cord
Audio Art PC 1 Power Cord
Pangea AC-9MkII pc X 3

SolidSteel S3-2, S3-3 & S3-5 Audiophile Rack 2 dedicated 20 amp each power circuits.
2 Hubbell hospital grade wall outlets
Tweaks: Magnum Dynalab ST-2 antenna. One inch thick granite base for power supplys. VPI Magic Brick. Cardas rca caps. Hunt Record Brush, Audio Technica Cartridge Demagnetizer, HRX Record Weight and Oracle hard Turntable Mat.
Room Size (LxWxH): 18 x 16 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Thick wall to wall carpeting & drapes.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classic Rock, Modern Jazz, Classical.
More than 2,000 records and a little over 1,500+ cd's including 100+ SACD's. Over 8,000 songs and counting on 1.5tb external hard drive connected to laptop/music server all in FLAC, many are 24/96 and 24/192 hi-rez files.
System Goals/Comments: To provide a very lifelike listening experience. I feel those goals have been met.
System Strengths: Very deep articulate bass, excellent mids and highs and non-fatigueing sound Wide and deep soundstage.
System Weaknesses: I am estatic with present setup.
Video/HT System: Integrated
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: McIntosh MA6600 200wpc Integrated Amp

Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Golden Ear Triton 1 Speakers
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony HAP-Z1ES Music Server
McIntosh MCD 301 SACD Player
McIntosh MR85 Tuner

Other HT Gear: Solid Steel S2-4 Audio Rack
Audioquest King Cobra Balanced cables
Groneberg Quattro Reference Speaker cables
Groneberg Quattro Reference Audio Cables
Furutech E-TP80 Power Conditioner (for source electronics) Furutech E-TP60 Power Distributor for speakers.
Shunyata Venom Defender.
Audio Art P1 Power cord for McIntosh MA6600 Integrated amp.
Shunyata Diamondback Platinum pc for Sony Music Server, CD Player & Tuner.
Furutech G-314AG-18 Power Cord for Power Conditioner.
33 foot DIY power cord with Furutech connectors For Furutech TP-60
7 foot DIY power cord with Furutech connectors for GE Triton 1 Speakers
6 foot DIY power cord with Furutech connectors.
Magnum Dynalab ST2 Antenna

Comments on HT System: 90% of my music listening is done on this system.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: High End Audio, Music, traveling, reading.

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