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John C. - Aussie's Headphone Music System
IP Address: Last Update: July 03, 2021 at 22:20:50
Amplifier: Audio-gd Master 9 (yes I have two of them)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): No preamp used
Speakers: NOT SPEAKERS but Focal Utopia headphones (yes two of them too) with MIT VERO cable
CD Player/DAC: Albums on 14TB HDD in this PC controlled by Roon and fed to an Aurilac G1 Bridge -> Canara D206 digital cable -> Audio-gd R8 DAC with balanced AES input
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: MIT Vero headphone cable
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): None
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 75% classical
System Goals/Comments: With less electronics than other systems in the house the headphones reproduced the best sounding music ever heard
System Strengths: Superb from EVERY viewpoint
System Weaknesses: None that I can detect
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Samsung 24" monitor only
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Audio-gd Master 9 as above
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): None
Sources (DVD/VCR): Roon controlled server system
Other HT Gear: None
Comments on HT System: I can feed audio from an OPPO 103 player onto the DAC and view video via a Dell Hi-Rez monitor, but this has rarely been done.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Cars (BMW 540i), travel (60+ countries), photography (Nikon D7500)
Audio obsession has now extended to video.

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