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dchifi's DC Hi Fi A/V Theater System
IP Address: Last Update: February 25, 2013 at 00:22:55
Satellites覧Theta Enterprise Mono Amps 350wpc;

Sub-Woofers覧Mark Levinson Nコ 332 Amp 200wpc WITH 1 Velodyne SMS-1 Digital Subwoofer Management System;

Mid-bass Woofers覧Threshold S/300 Series II Amp 150wpc
WITH 2 Velodyne SMS-1 Digital Subwoofer Management Systems;

Center覧Threshold 400A Cascode Amp 100wpc;

Center Woofers覧Threshold Stasis III Amp 125wpc
CROSSED OVER with Analog Research Crossover....

Side/Rear覧Threshold Stasis II Amp 200wpc;

Side/Rear Surround Sub-Woofers 覧Threshold 400A Amp 100wpc
WITH 1 Velodyne SMS-1 Digital Subwoofer Management System;

Rear Surround Speakers覧POWERED by VSP Labs Gold Edition Trans Mos Amp [modified by Unity Audio]..........
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Yamaha RX-Z11 [currently using internal dac's--all are 24bit/192kHz high grade dac's] only use Preamp/Processor section [do not use amplifier section]..........
Satellites覧Unity Audio [now Cerious Technologies] Concept Satellites [each satellite has a column of 4 - 8" mid-bass drivers];

Mid-Bass Woofers覧Unity Audio Concept Mid-Woofer System [2 - 13" Audax Pro drivers with efficiency of 115db @ 1watt/1meter];

Sub-Woofers覧Unity Audio Concept Sub-Woofer System [2 - 18" Gauss Pro drivers with efficiency of 117db @ 1watt/1meter] per side;
CD Player/DAC: CD Player覧Bow ZZ-8 CD Player..........
Turntable/Phono Stage: None
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speaker Cables:
Front覧main satellites Cerious Technologies Liquid Ceramic;

13" Mid-Bass Woofers,
18" Sub-Woofers,
Center Channel
Center Channel 10" Sub-Woofers use DC Hi Fi Chopper [1 gauge Silver coated OFG Copper stranded] wire DC Hi Fi..........

Power Cables all覧Cerious Technology Liquid Ceramic [where separate cables are applicable]..........

Speaker Cables:
Surround覧side/rear surround speakers
side/rear surround 12" Sub-Woofers use DC Hi Fi Chopper [1 gauge Silver coated OFG Copper stranded]

Rear surround speakers use DC Hi Fi Black [10 gauge Silver coated OFG Copper stranded]..........

Front覧[all cables are single ended with twist lock connecters]: Cerious Technology Fluid Drive Concept from Yamaha RX-Z11 main out to Theta Enterprise Mono Amps [runs full range without crossover interconnection]; Cerious Technology Liquid Ceramic jumper cables run from Theta's to Velodyne SMS-1's Crossovers for 13" Mid-Bass; Cerious Technology Liquid Ceramic from Velodyne SMS-1's Crossovers for Mid-Bass to Velodyne SMS-1 Crossover for 18" Sub-Woofers..........

Surround all覧DC Hi Fi dac [Silver coated Copper stranded with twist lock connecters] ..........
Digital Cable:
Cerious Technology Liquid Ceramic Digital RCA [Bow ZZ-8] ..........

HDMI Cables覧Audioquest HDMI 3 [6.1% Silver coated] for all HDMI components

DVDo Processor to Epson Projector覧Large diameter Gefen CL3 Rated Cable for High Speed HDMI..........
Room Size (LxWxH): 32' x 15.5' x 7.5'
Room Comments/Treatments: Concrete walls with 2"x4" studs flat side to walls stuffed with 3.5" fiberglass batting with 2'x4'x8' Techtum sheets. Front wall has a 2"x6"x8' false wall over the Techtum wall with 4" Sonex sheets within the false wall. This runs all the way across the front wall [15.5'] and 8' down the side walls. Floor is concrete with 2"x4" studs flat on floor with OSB sub-floor and thick carpet. Ceiling has 9.5" fiberglass bat insulation between the 10" floor trusses, then 4'x8'2" Styrofoam sheets attached to the floor trusses, a 4" air gap and a 2'x2'x3/4" compressed fiberglass drop ceiling.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Remastered Classic Rock; Electronic; Jazz; Modern Instrumental Rock
System Goals/Comments: Current goal is to add a USB dac to the HTPC for music. Would also like a 3D Projector....
First look [WOW this guy is rich]....If you think that, you are mistaken....I have been collecting equipment since 1978....I still use this equipment in the system....And I never pay retail for Hi Fi product....
System Strengths: Keep in mind, Asylum would not let me leave this blank. I didn't want to write in this space.
I am sure there are better systems out there. But I have never heard on seen one [Blu-ray].
System Weaknesses: Keep in mind, Asylum would not let me leave this blank. I didn't want to write in this space.
I have not found any weaknesses. However, every time I add something new, such as the HTPC it gets better.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Projector覧Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080p Projector..........

Screen覧Cerious Technology/DC Hi Fi Custom 110" 16 x 9..........

Video Processor覧DVDo Edge High Definition Video Processor & Hub by Anchor Bay..........
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Center Channel覧Unity Audio 7 Satellite;

Center Channel Woofers覧Unity Audio 7
Sub-Woofers [4 - 10" Drivers];

Side/Rear Surround Speakers覧Unity Audio Concept;

Side/Rear Surround Sub-Woofers覧 RH Labs Sub-Woofers 1 - 12" per channel side/rear modified by DC Hi Fi;

Rear Surround Speakers覧Unity Audio Concept
Sources (DVD/VCR): HTPC for Blu-ray覧ASUS Republic OF Gamers Motherboard; AMD 8 Core Processor @ 3.6ghz per core; 32 GB DDR3 1600 Mhz RAM; 2 XFX AMD Graphics Cards running in Crossfire mode with 4 GB DDR5 RAM; 1000 Watt Power Supply; Liteon 3D Blu-ray Player running PowerDVD 12 Ultra software Main OS is Windows 7; for music I use dBpoweramp for ripping CDs to the Hard Drive encoded in WAV/PCM @ 32bit floating point / 192 kHz; for play back I use JRiver; believe it or not this HTPC Rocks....the Blu-ray picture and sound are the best I have seen and heard in a player under $3000.00...The music with dBpoweramp and JRiver also sounds quite amazing..........
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Cars: I have a highly modified 2002 Corvette Coupe....
General Motors [Retired]

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