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Cappy's Snappy System
IP Address: 63.155.45.236 Last Update: October 23, 2022 at 20:49:38
Amplifier: >
> Pass Labs XA25
>

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): > Holo Serene KTE preamp
>
> ...in rotation with:
>
> K&K Audio 4P1L preamp
(DHT, DIY, filament bias, Coleman regulators, Lundahl iron, Intact Audio AVCs)
Speakers: >
> Pure Audio Project Quintet15 Horn1
>

* Thrier 1st order serial passive crossover
* Audiolense digital room and speaker enhancement
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: DAC: Holo May L2 (1.411/1.536 Mhz PCM with HQPlayer)

Network Endpoint: Sonore opticalRendu + heatsink (SFP+ and 1.411Mhz PCM = hot)

Optical Link: Sonore opticalModule Deluxe V2

Fiber: AfterDark: Finisar 1475D3BTL SFP+ modules, CommScope TeraSpeed single-mode cable

Media Player: Roon on Windows 10, Tidal and Qobuz
Remote: iPad Pro with Roon App
Roon and HQPlayer PC: Intel T-series cpu, far from listening room

DC: Paul Hynes SR4T PSU for opticalRendu, SR4 for opticalModule

Topology: PC -> ethernet -> switch -> ethernet -> opticalModule -> fiber -> opticalRendu -> USB -> DAC
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: ICs: Audience Au24 SX

Speaker Cable: Synergistic Research Atmosphere X Euphoria

USB: Mad Scientist Black Magic Ultra

DC: Ghent Audio Neotech JSSG360

Speaker Wiring: Verastarr Reference Crossover Audiofoils
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Power Conditioners: Puritan Audio Labs PSM 156 for main system, PI Audio UberBuss for opticalModule, PI Audio DigiBuss for PC and network gear

Power Cords: Black Sand Cable Silver Reference Mk V on Holo May and opticalRendu, Puritan Audio Labs "Ultimate" on PSM 156; Triode Wire Labs 7+ to amp and 10+ to preamp, DIY Oyaide Black Mamba V2 wire/Oyaide 004 connectors on SR4T PSU

Fuses: Synergistic Research Purple and Orange, Hifi Tuning Supreme 3 Copper, Red Nano

Racks: Quadraspire SVT

Wall AC Outlet: Oyaide R0
Room Size (LxWxH): 19' 5" x 15' 2" x 18' 2"
Room Comments/Treatments: 5.92m x 4.62m * 5.54m

Open Plan. Room has large openings into other areas.

Measurement and Test Interface: RME ADI-2 Pro FS, Earthworks 1021 mic pre
Mic: Earthworks M50
Measurement/Analysis software:Juice HiFi Audiolense XO, Audiovero Acourate, Room EQ Wizard
Test Gadgets: Keysight EDUX1002G scope, Mark Johnson Quasimodo, Fluke 87V, eTracer vacuum tube tester
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Video/HT System: Separate

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