|Paul Wilson's Main System System
|IP Address: 126.96.36.199
|Last Update: December 09, 2023 at 02:43:45
|T+A A3000HV Fully Balanced Stereo Amp
300 WPC @ 8 Ohms with Peak output of 380 WPC.
500 WPC @ 4 Ohms with Peak output of 700 WPC.
Symposium Super Plus Platform
Stillpoints Ultra 6 w/base for vibration control.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):
|T+A P3100HV Dual Mono, Fully Balanced Linestage Preamplifier
Stillpoints Ultra 6 w/ base for vibration control.
Nordost QPoint for resonance control.
|Laufer Teknik, Mark Porzilli designed (also designed The "Pipedreams" and the original "Scaena's") "The Note" Line Array Loudspeaker. Uses 56 one inch full range tweeters per tower (112 drivers in total) mounted on an 8 foot tall tower. Freq. range 80 Hz to 27,000 Hz. Extremely low mass - 0.466 Grams in total. Near zero compression. Huge Dynamics, move as much air as two 18" woofers.
IsoAcoustics Gaia I footers for vibration control
REL G1 Mark II Stereo Pair Subwoofers (used for low bass with The Grand Notes)
REL Baseline Blue 6M Cable with SpeakOn Connectors
Sub Power Cords: Nordost Heimdall II
Laufer Teknik, Mark Porzilli designed Memory Player 64- 32 Core Music Server with analog and passive power supply upgrade, core mapping software, virtual battery, virtual clock, IDEAS, IDEAS 2 & IDEAS 3 Software, Defractionalized Memory, Automated Slot Loading, Stealth Mode Operation, 4 TB SSD and 2TB Conventional Drive
Symposium Svelte Plus Platform For Memory Player
4TB External SSD Hard Drive for additional music storage
Bricasti M21 Platinum Edition DAC
Symposium Super Plus Platform
Rotel CD-11 Tribute
Nordost Bronze Sort Kones for vibration control.
|Luxman PD-151 Turntable
Ortofon MC Verismo Cartridge
Ortofon ST-70 Step Up Transformer
Stillpoints LPI (VPI Version) Center Weight
Mobile Fidelity Masterphono Phonostage
Stillpoints Ultra SS w/ Base Footers (Set of 4)
|Apple iPad Pro 16 Gb White (Used To Control Music Server)
|Main Components & Power Conditioner:
Main Power Cord From Dedicated Wall Outlet To Niagra 7000- Mark Porzilli Designed Liquid Reference Power Cord
Speaker Cables- Mark Porzilli Designed Liquid Reference Speaker Cables
Power Cord on T+A A3000HV Amp- Mark Porzilli Designed Liquid Reference Power Cord
Power Cords (Uses 2) on T+A P3100HV Preamp- Mark Porzilli Designed Liquid Reference Power Cords
Power Cord on Bricasti M21 Platinum Edition DAC- Nordost Odin
Power Cord on Memory Player 64 Music Server- Nordost Odin
AES / EBU XLR Digital Cable- Nordost Odin
Interconnects between DAC and Preamp- Nordost Odin
Interconnects between Phonostage and Preamp- Nordost Odin
Interconnects Between Preamp and Amp - Nordost Odin
Tonearm Cable- Nordost Valhalla 2
Rotel CD-11 CD Player Uses Nordost Tyr 2 Interconnects and Heimdall Power Cord (This Component Is Seldom Used)
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):
AudioQuest Niagra 7000 Power Conditioner
Symposium Super Plus Platform used for vibration control
Furtech GTX-D (G) Duplex Wall Outlet
Furtech GTX Wall Frame
Furtech 104-D Carbon Fiber Duplex Outlet Cover
GIK Acoustics Tri Traps Bass Traps
GIK Acoustics 244 Bass Traps
GIK Acoustics 244 Ceiling Panels
GIK Acoustics 2A & 4A Alpha Panels w/ 1D Design Sequence
GIK Acoustics 4A Alpha Panels with 2D Design Sequence
GIK Acoustics PolyFusors
GIK N23 5" Quadratic Diffusor
KLAudio Ultra Sonic Record Cleaning Machine
Mobile Fidelity Record Cleaning Brush
Mobile Fidelity One Record cleaning Solution
Lyra Stylus Cleaner
HHG Custom Designed & Built Audio Rack
|Nordost QLine 2M Ground Wire On Following Components:
Amp to Preamp
Preamp to DAC
Insulators where power cords touch interconnects and digital cables.
|Room Size (LxWxH):
|32 x 16 x 9
|I am fortunate to have a dedicated audio room with the sole purpose of listening to music. I have made extensive use of GIK Acoustics Bass Traps, Absorptive Panels, Reflective Panels and Combination Panels to stunning results.
Adopted Live Room / Dead Room setup for acoustical panels. Greatly enhanced overall sonic picture and heightened soundstage and imaging.
|Music Preferences and Comments:
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):
|Preserve and increase a lifelike, totally neutral, accurate to the recording sonic presentation.
|BIG Powerful Sound, High Degree of Clarity, Remarkable Imaging, Elimination Of Sweet Spot, Powerful Bass. Very Enjoyable Sound. Hits All The Marks. All Components, Cables, Interconnects & Vibration Control Are Compatible With Each Other. No Obvious Weak Links In The Chain
Considerable Attention Paid To Vibration Control, Lowering Noise Floor and Cleaning The AC Line
Room Treatments Are Very Important
|Video/HT System: Separate
|LG 55" OLED 4K UHD Television
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):
|Sony DVD Payer
|Comments on HT System:
|I am not a big fan of HT. I am perfectly happy with just a TV. I bought a few pieces because the great room in my house was wired for front and rear speakers. Maybe one day I'll be excited by HT but not currently.
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