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Daveslater 's Dave Slater Man Cave System
IP Address: Last Update: January 03, 2024 at 01:27:52
Amplifier: Fisher 500C
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Ted Jordan Eikona in Transmission Line Cabinets
CD Player/DAC: Sony SACD SCD-XB940 SACD Player
Pi3 Digione feeding TDA1541A Dac
Pi4 USB to Project Pro DAC Pre
Turntable/Phono Stage: Thorens 124 MkII Apparition 12" Wooden Arm
Hana ML
Partridge 20:1 SUT
Pre production prototype Audio Innovations P1 Phono Stage ECC83 6522 Guy Sargeant designer
Other Source(s): Raspberry Pi with IQAudio daughter board
Vortexbox Media server
Squeezebox Touch
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Coax Speaker cables
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): 110V workmans transformer for Fisher. Clean Audio only Power spur Monster Power cleaner unit
Tweaks: Boston Acoustic Carbon mat & weight on turntable. Disc Doc record cleaning.
Room Size (LxWxH): 12m x 4m x 2m
Room Comments/Treatments: Long narrow room in eaves of double garage. Walls in sloping from 1.3 m System fires straight down room, seat position critical due to bass standing waves. Carpeted floor walls plain plasterboard backed by deep poly eurathane insulation.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical to Rock including Jazz & Folk
System Goals/Comments: Smooth clean realistic sound
System Strengths: Phono source
Fisher 500C Amplifier
SACD for digital
Ripped CDs and SACDs played thru Pi DAC enhance CD sound
System Weaknesses: SACD player playing CD but ripping with EAC to hard drive and Pi player has overcome this.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Canon projector, TV card in media centre PC. PC flat screen for small screen use
Any DVD software for blu ray usage
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: 5.1 USB sound card to Cambridge Soundworks 5.1 PC speaker system
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Cambridge Soundworks
Sources (DVD/VCR): PC & TV Card
Other HT Gear: Streaming server Vortexbox to house over wifi & wired network. Use Squeezebox touch and Sony TV/ Blu Ray for music access
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Photography, Gardening, IT & IT Teaching (now retired), Hill Walking, Lawn Bowling, Community Involvement. Family & dog.

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