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Jim Treanor 's Living-Dining Room System
IP Address: Last Update: July 31, 2020 at 10:38:42
Amplifier: conrad-johnson MF2500
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): conrad-johnson Premier 17LS (6922EH)
Speakers: Paradigm SE-3
CD Player/DAC: Oppo BDP-83 Blu-Ray/SACD/CD player
TEAC UD-501 DAC (for laptop-sourced program)
Turntable/Phono Stage: SOTA Sapphire/Origin Live Encounter Mk3C arm/Ortofon 2M Black cartridge
Graham Slee Era Gold V phono stage
Other Source(s): HP Windows 10 AMD A12/JRiver Media Center Laptop
McIntosh MR77 FM tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Blue Jeans/Belden 5T00UP 10-gauge SC
Wireworld Equinox 6 and Eclipse 7 ICs
Wireworld Starlight USB cable
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Shunyata Hydra 8 v2 power distributor
Shunyata Delta NR v1 from wall to Hydra
Shunyata Venom v10 NR from Hydra to Premier 17LS
Wireworld Electra 7 and 5/2 power cords
Tweaks: Uptone Audio ISO REGEN USB hub with LPS-1.2 linear power supply feeding TEAC DAC
3" thick maple platform supporting SOTA Sapphire
Room Size (LxWxH): 29'9" x 14'4" x 7'8"
Room Comments/Treatments: Narrows to 10'10" width 19' from front wall
GIK 244 Acoustic Panels
12"x48" GIK Monster traps
GIK 244s w/ Scatter Plates

Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical
Film Scores
Vocal standards
System Goals/Comments: Reproduce the program source material as faithfully as possible
System Strengths: Liquid midrange and top end
Image focus
Broad and deep soundstage where embedded in program material
System Weaknesses: Less than ideal acoustic environment that's ameliorated by panel trap and scatter-plate diffuser placement. Rapid dropoff below 40Hz.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: 40" Sony Bravia flat screen
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Writing novels; Reading history, politics, and foreign affairs; Woodworking

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