|driver's Living Room System|
|IP Address: 18.104.22.168||Last Update: May 08, 2021 at 20:11:01|
|Amplifier:||Magnus Audio MA-400|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Rogue RP-7|
|Speakers:||Acoustic Zen Adagio|
JL Audio E-112 sub
|CD Player/DAC:||Rotel CD-11 Tribute as transport/Primare DAC30|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Denon DP-72L w/Soundsmith Carmen|
|Other Source(s):||Fisher FM-100-B|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Cardas Cross speaker cable re-terminated w/Rhodium die cast compression spades. |
Cardas Golden Reference to amp & DAC, Cardas Lightning digital to DAC, Luminous Audio Synchestra Reference to tuner; DIY to phono; DH Labs Sub Sonic II w/Cardas SLVR to sub.
Other than a Cardas Cross PC to pre all other PC's are DIY.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Brickwall Surge Protector PW8R15AUD upgraded with Cardas 3455R wall plug and Hubbell 5252 oulets. |
Wall outlet is Cardas 4181 Rhodium 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. I stand on this (after taking TT off) to adjust curtains, etc. directly behind rack.
|Tweaks:||Isolation devices under everything-Herbie's stuff, cork & rubber squares, Bright Star Audio, etc.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||21 x 11' 5" x 8|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Bass traps in corners behind spkrs, acoustic panels behind system against wall. Ceiling to floor curtain help w/reflections on left side, sofa does pretty good job on right. W2W carpet, a 41 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|
|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 into the pre if I want to watch a movie thru the stereo but it is not connected now.|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Fully equipped garage to work on vehicles. I do pro sound a few times a month. Riding motorcycles when I'm able.|