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WhalePirot's HD audio System
IP Address: Last Update: September 08, 2013 at 18:39:52
Amplifier: Mark Levinson 23.5
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): cello palette
Speakers: Magnepan MG IIIa (newer tweets,updated X-over; custom, steel, self-made braces)
Infinite Modulus (servo) Sub

All sit on spikes.
CD Player/DAC: Madrigal Proceed CDT
Theta Digital Gen V DAC (updated)
Turntable/Phono Stage: Oracle Delphi (setup by Dr. Vinyl in Upland)
McCormick pre
Other Source(s): Magnum Dynalab Etude tuner w/ remote, fed by dedicated FM antenna/coaxial cable
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: cello strings
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Gray PC

prefer vinyl to digital but cleaning disks.....
Tweaks: dedicated circuits for the custom room; hospital grade outlets
all equip. sits on spikes on spiked racks
Room Size (LxWxH): 14 x 11 x 7.5
Room Comments/Treatments: double walled w/no mechanical connection
ceiling is 1.5" drywall, attached to Z-strip

Corner treatment pads
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): nearly all; depends in my mood; rock, opera, musicals, PIANO, FEMALE SINGERS, Zappa, some country.

Diamonds and Rust by Joni Mitchell.
System Goals/Comments: Realism, period. the soundstage is huge and well defined, if not perfect.
System Strengths: resolution and awe. The braces effected a difference, requiring change in their careful positioning; some tightening of the bass, with better overall clarity.
System Weaknesses: insufficient time to enjoy
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Philips 63" plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: McIntosh MX-135
Lexicon 512
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): F- pair Mission Cyrus
L/R mid + L/R rear in-ceiling mbQuart
2- Velodyne 12" powered subs
1- NHT sub fed from Luxman bridged (340W)
mids fed from Proton amp
Sources (DVD/VCR): 2- Sony 400 DVD changers + a single Philips
NAD tuner
Other HT Gear: URC MX-850 smart remote controls all w/self(custom) programming. Mix of HMDI & analog HD works well, thx to URC making it all seamless and simple.
Comments on HT System: Yeah, I can vibe the seats.

neither tuned nor meant for critical audio.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Carzzzzz; building 'em custom, in retirement.
garage- reworked Advent 300 >ESS-equipped PS-8 speakers for iPod audio (Klipsch 10" sub).

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