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driver's Living Room System
IP Address: Last Update: February 18, 2024 at 23:13:15
Amplifier: Magnus Audio MA-400
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Pass Aleph P
Speakers: PBN Montana EPS2

JL Audio E-112 sub
CD Player/DAC: Cal Audio Delta
Primare DAC30
Other Source(s): Adcom GFT-1A
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Canare 4S11 bi-wire w/AECO Rh bananas.

Mogami 3080 w/Amphenol XLR (AES/EBU) to DAC

Cardas Golden Ref from DAC

Luminous Audio Synchestra Signature from tuner

Mogami 2549 w/Amphenol XLR's to amp

DH Labs Sub Sonic II w/Cardas SLVR to sub

All PC's are DIY except for an inexpensive Amazon purchase I'm using for the sub.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Brickwall Surge Protector PW8R15AUD upgraded with Hubbell 5252 oulets and Furutech wall plug.

Wall outlet is Maestro duplex singly mounted in double gang box w/jumbo Kyle cover plate (trimmed w/Dynamat).

Rack is solid wood from the 80's that has been reinforced to hold over 500 lbs.
Tweaks: Isolation devices under everything-Herbie's stuff, cork & rubber squares, Bright Star Audio sandbox, granite blocks and butcher blocks, etc.
Room Size (LxWxH): 21 x 11' 5" x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Ceiling to floor curtain help w/reflections on left side, sofa does pretty good job on right. W2W carpet, a 42 year old Schefflera & occasional dog on the floor help tame the room.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Beatles era & beyond rock is my mainstay but open to any & all styles, as long as it is listenable. Getting into country more these days. Enjoy quality electronica & some off the wall stuff.
System Goals/Comments: To simply achieve the sound I'm after, albeit within certain constraints.
System Strengths: Overall nice presentation.
System Weaknesses: Well, I have to share the space, as it is the living room but I'm here a lot, so have plenty of time to play music.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: 47" Vizio
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): What came with the TV
Sources (DVD/VCR): DVD/VCR combo
Comments on HT System: I can plug the DVD/VCR machine or TV into the pre if I want to watch a movie thru the stereo.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Fully equipped garage to work on vehicles. I do pro sound on occasion. Riding motorcycles when I'm able.

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