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E-Stat's Garage System
IP Address: Last Update: January 12, 2020 at 09:36:29
Amplifier: Hypex NCore NC502MP using DIY Belden 83803 power cord.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: New Advents. Crossovers recapped using 1 uF film/12 uF electrolytic for balance. Added wool diffraction mask around tweeter.
CD Player/DAC: Raspberry PI 3B with DigiOne digital out with battery power supply feeding Music Hall 25.3 DAC via BNC. DAC uses Burson V5 FET modules replacing OPA2134/2604s. Music sourced from NAS running LMS controlled by iPeng on iPhone and Apple Watch
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: 12 gauge speaker wire, Best Cables Silver Serpent XLR interconnects, DH Labs digital
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Monster HTS-1000 for DAC, Ghentaudio starquad DC cable for RPi
Tweaks: Access point repeater for sustained 192/24 operation
Room Size (LxWxH): 26 x 22 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: Three DIY damping panels and five diffusors. It's a garage!
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Most kinds except Country/Rap
System Goals/Comments: Provide smiles while puttering around with the cars, bike or reloading
System Strengths: 70s era Advents still have pretty neutral voice. Compact Ncore amp provides wonderful resolution and power for budget. Projects well outside garage. Controlled by iPhone / Apple Watch app
System Weaknesses: Many, but mostly sins of omission.
Video/HT System: None
TV/Projector: No HT in garage!

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