|dchifi's DC Hi Fi A/V Theater System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: February 25, 2013 at 00:22:55|
|Amplifier:||FRONT SPEAKER SYSTEM: |
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]..........|
|Speakers:||FRONT SPEAKER SYSTEM: |
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..........|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Speaker Cables: |
Front覧main satellites Cerious Technologies Liquid Ceramic;
13" Mid-Bass Woofers,
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]..........
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] ..........
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....|
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