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Mr Peabody's My Oasis System
IP Address: 152.216.15.5 Last Update: November 05, 2018 at 11:29:38
Amplifier: Mark Levinson #532h or Coda CSX
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Pass Labs XP-10
Speakers: JBL 4367
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Mark Levinson #512 & Hegel HD30 for streaming
Turntable/Phono Stage: Clearaudio Performance DC & Maestro v2 Ebony
AcousTech Ph-1 Premier
Other Source(s): Musical Fidelity X-can
Sennheiser HD600&580
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Clarus Crimson complete from AC outlet to speaker terminals on 2-channel system.
HT system has Transparent audio and Tributaries HDMI ,Transparent power cords on HT gear.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): PS Audio Quintet
Surgex SA-15 & SA-20
Tweaks: VPI record cleaning machine
Room Size (LxWxH): 24' x 14' x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: I have carpet. There are item around the room and a tapestry to help with reflections. I do not like an overly damped room for acoustics. Room treatments are very important.
I have added a few panels made from Corning 703 that has had a very positive impact on sound quality.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): I listen to a wide variety of music with my base style being Rock. My preferred Classical is Baroque. I like acoustic Jazz but mostly lean toward Fusion and stuff like Dave Grusin, Bob James. I like Country with my preference being traditional. I like Blues, R&B and some Reggae. I listen to almost anything if it's good.
System Goals/Comments: I want my system to be engaging, enjoyable to listen to, while providing detail and resolution. Sometimes I think I'm set until you hear a piece of gear that changes that view, LOL
System Strengths: Lively presentation with detail and resolution I like.
System Weaknesses: I wish my room was larger or I had another room to dedicate to one of the systems.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sony 75" XBR
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Marantz AV8003 processor
Linn 5125 5-channel Class V power amp
5x125
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): JBL 4367, SAM 3HA & S30 rear
SVS PC Ultra 13 sub
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony BDP
Dishnet Hopper
Panasonic hi-fi VCR
Comments on HT System: I find using a quality preamp processor for home theater is just as beneficial to performance as in a music system.

I have found using a quality subwoofer makes a surprising improvement in my surround sound presentation.

I feel too many in the home theater hobby under estimate the importance of timbre matching ALL speakers.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: collecting & listening to music. exercise

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