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Sterlo's 2 channel/HT (integrated) System
IP Address: 121.45.221.39 Last Update: November 03, 2009 at 21:47:10
Amplifier: Proceed BPA-3
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Meridian 568.2mm
Speakers: Sonus Faber Grand Piano Home
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Meridian 598 DVD/CD Player
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Wireworld Silver Eclipse speaker cables, Wireworld Platinum Eclipse interconnects
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Audiodharma Cable Cooker (2.5)
Tweaks: Black Diamond Racing 'The Shelf' (3),
Black Diamond Racing Pucks/Cones (Mk4)
Room Size (LxWxH): 17 x 15 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Acoustic dampening behind system (the cheap yellow egg-carton foam mattresses on walls, wrapped in nice red cotton covers to keep my wife happy :)
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): All - Rock, Jazz, Classical
System Goals/Comments: More transparency, detail, imaging.
System Strengths: Fast, rhythmic, involving, 'relatively' neutral. Not a slow sounding system (thanks to the Sonus Fabers.)
System Weaknesses: Room: A little too small for the Sonus Fabers to perform at their best (imaging/transparency.)

The system is an integrated Home Theatre/2 channel system: You can never get the imaging you want in 2 channel listening with a 50" plasma and dual tower center channels sitting between the Sonus Fabers :) Such is life..
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Pioneer 50" plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: As above (DVD player and preamp connected via MHR Smartlink.)
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Definitive Technology BP-8's (dual center channels), Definitive Technology BP2x surrounds, HSU VTF3-Mk3 subwoofer(LFE), HSU VTF-2 Mk2 subwoofers(2), HSU VTF-2 Mk1 subwoofer (1)
Sources (DVD/VCR): As above
Comments on HT System: Thanks to the Meridians, very transparent. Smooth and dynamic, aided by the subwoofers.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Classical pianist, athletics (track & field)

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