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PaulN's listening room System
IP Address: 76.104.227.9 Last Update: April 08, 2019 at 12:38:53
Amplifier: Krell KSA-50S
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): NAD M51 Digital Preamp/DAC
Speakers: Dynaudio 1.3SE in Rosewood on Stand 6's.
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: NAD M51
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega RP3 w/Groovetracer delrin platter and reference sub-platter, Rega tungsten counterweight, reference white drive belt, TT-PSU, Denon DL-S1 through TASCAM UH-7000/PureVinyl 5.0 Digital RIAA EQ via dedicated Macbook Air.
Other Source(s): iMac/Roon/HQPlayer via Allo USBridge and Dual CS-5000/Goldring 1012gx or Grado 78E, Accuphase T-101 FM tuner, Nakamichi BX-300 cassette and Sony CDP-X707ES via TC Electronic Impact Twin/PureVinyl 5.0 for room correction.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Goertz Tourmaline XLRs, MI2 speaker
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Salamander Chameleon Berlin 221. Power Wedge 116. Okki Nokki II RCM
Tweaks: DSP room correction using Acourate-generated filters inline with PureVinyl/Liquid Sonics Reverberate Core convolver plugin and Roon/HQPlayer. Iso Acoustics Gaia III speaker isolation feet. Uptone Audio LPS-1 super-capacitor supply for the Allo USBridge.
Room Size (LxWxH): 15'4" x 12'2" x 9'6-7'1"
Room Comments/Treatments: All sources are digitally room-corrected with Acourate-generated 131K-tap FIR filters including real-time convolution for all digital as well as vinyl, FM and cassette playback.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, jazz, rock, folk, funk and junk.
System Goals/Comments: The LR system is a dedicated listening room with an asymmetric ceiling. Goal is a full-tilt audiophile den.
System Strengths: Fast, coherent, refined, convenient, very low-key and simple. Good room dimensions with an asymmetric vaulted ceiling. This is the best my system has ever sounded in 35 years of this hobby.
System Weaknesses: No bottom octave. Adding an MSR Spring-trap for bass room modes next.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sony HW30ES throwing on an 120" Elite AEON fixed-frame screen. LG 4K 65" OLED.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: NAD 758 V3 Atmos/Dirac, Dayton Audio APA102 x2 for Atmos overheads.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Infinity Primus 362's main, 350 center, 142 sides and rears. Monolith 10" subwoofer, Gallo nucleus micros on ceiling x 4 for Atmos. Dayton 10, 12 and 14 gauge OFC 4 Dayton BST-1 Bass shakers and a BSA-200 amp for the sofa sectional.
Sources (DVD/VCR): PS3, FireTV Cube, Oppo 103D, Panasonic UB-820, Philips 7501 UHD
Comments on HT System: Dark Persian rug, black leather sectional and black curtains on all walls make this a great bat-cave. Working on upgrading projector to 4K.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Wine, women and song. Probably in that order.

I am a registered patent attorney practicing in the software, business methods, electrical/electromechanical, semiconductor fabrication, communications and audio arts.

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