|francesc's Main (Living Room) System|
|IP Address: 22.214.171.124||Last Update: August 16, 2012 at 13:49:05|
|Amplifier:||Exposure Super XV integrated. 60 wpc.|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||None|
|Speakers:||Rogers Studio 3, 8 ohm, 85 dB.|
Great neutral minimonitors.
ProAc Studio 130.
|CD Player/DAC:||Audiomeca Obsession II|
Pioneer DV989i for SACD/DVD-A
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Rega Planar 3, RB300, Grado Prestige Gold.|
Entry level Project (0.5).
|Other Source(s):||Denon TU-1500RD tuner.|
Denon DRS640 Tape recorder.
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Mapleshade Clearview Golden Helix Plus,|
Audiotruth Opal +3 IC
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Creek OBH11SE headphone amp with OBH2 PS.|
Sennheiser HD580 Precision Headphones. Also AKG K141 Studio.
Rothwell in-line Attenuators between CD and amp.
Target 5-shelf rack. Welded black steel with wooden shelves. Stands on spikes.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||4m x 3.5m x 2.5m|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Mainly acoustic guitar, jazz. But I listen to a wide variety of styles.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Neutral and sweet sounding.|
|System Strengths:||Amp drives speakers authoritatively. Acoustic instruments are there. Jazz vocals are also very good.|
Clearview cable has added detail, presence and smoothness. Bass is tight and fast.
|System Weaknesses:||Not the most powerful bass around, but it's not a big issue to me.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||I play Spanish, Acoustic (Martin D18) and electric (Fender Stratocaster American DL and Gibson LP Studio) guitars.|
Travel, reading and soccer are also of interest to me.