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mrod 's Nearfield System
IP Address: Last Update: December 31, 2023 at 16:34:52
Amplifier: (2) Schitt Aegir in monoblock configuration
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Schitt Freya+ with Northern Electric 6SN7 tubes in the cathode follower side. Marconi GTB in the voltage gain side
Speakers: KEF LS R3 Meta
(2) REL T/5i woofers
CD Player/DAC: Schitt Urd
Schitt Bifrost 2/64
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega P3 with Neo tt PSU, Swagman Labs Linear power supply, Tangospinner Canaro sub-platter/double pulley and Libertangp Aluminum and delrin platter. clear silicone Opal drive belts, Viborg record weight, Groovetracer counterweight, Nagaoka MP-500 cartridge. Schitt Skoll phono stage.
Other Source(s): Nakamichi RX-202 cassette deck
Asus desktop computer for Amazon Prime HD and Apple iTunes WAV files.
ZipSpin CD duplicator.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Interconnect: Audience Ohno Balanced XLR Phon to preamp, DAC to preamp, preamp to amplifiers, RCA cassette to preamp.
Audioquest Forrest computer to Urd, Urd to Bifrost.
Pangea Audio Premier XL USB Cable.

Speaker: Homemade using RAMM Audio Amadeus 5 OCC Copper cable & 50400 GT Spades

Oyaide DR-510 Digital cable

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): PS Audio Stellar PowerPlant 3.
Tweaks: Mad Scientist Graphene Contact Enhancer on all contacts.
Vibrapods under all equipment except turntable.
5 lb. stainless steel/rubber door stops as mass loading on all free-standing electronics except transport and turntable.
Vibration absorbing material and wiring re-routing on CXC transport as per Miguel on Steve Guttenberg's Audiophiliac YouTube video.
3" butcher block cutting board under sub-woofer sitting on dense foam blocks.
Room Size (LxWxH): 8" x 12" x 8"
Room Comments/Treatments: Furniture, carpeting, the occasional cat or two wandering in.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Blues from Robert Johnson to R.L.Burnside
Jazz, Rock and Roll, Classical and opera.Vocalists and vocal groups.Alt.Country, Electronica, Soundtracks to movies and shows.
System Goals/Comments: To enjoy time in my office at home.
System Strengths: Excellent imaging, realistic midrange timbre
System Weaknesses: Large scale orchestral works need not apply.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Motorcycling. Collect watches and scale model cars.Play piano and guitar.

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