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monsterbill's VMPS Main System System
IP Address: Last Update: February 01, 2017 at 18:54:14
Amplifier: Stan Warren redesigned Adcom 5400 (highs); Musical Concepts Adcom 555 (lows)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Custom Stan Warren active buffer/no gain (DACT) preamp (equivalent to the Superphon Revelation III made ~2005)
Speakers: VMPS RM30Ms (originally the 2006 version with CDWG, auriocaps)(upgraded to 2011 CDWG v.2) (2015 upgraded to series II with CSS PR and 40 oz megawoofers)
CD Player/DAC: Oppo BDP 95 (Modwright SS mod)
Other Source(s): Amazon Fire TV feeding a PS Audio DAC III
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: DIY twisted THHN for both speakers and ICs.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): DIY Ikea Lack equipment rack;

PS Audio Quintet on front end; 20A Zerosurge on amps;

Tweaks: Stan Warren recipe THHN pc on the cdp, amps, and power conditioner;

Crump pc on DAC;
Pass & Seymour 5242 outlets.

Various dampening (DIYumas, spikes, HAL baby booties on preamp, others);

Cryo'ed just about everything.
Room Size (LxWxH): 14 x 18 x 12
Room Comments/Treatments: No room treatments allowed in this house (WAF).
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Pretty eclectic. Lots of jazz.
System Goals/Comments: To honestly emulate the recording. gearing up to switch to active xo.
System Strengths: Highly resolving yet natural. Great inner detail and PRAT. Although not a priority to me, imaging is very good. Bass response is excellent with series ii speaker upgrade.
System Weaknesses: VMPS speakers have a peakiness in the lower highs that can be distracting without careful system matching.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Samsung LED 6300
Sources (DVD/VCR): Oppo BDP 95; Amazon Fire TV
Comments on HT System: PS Audio DAC III sounds pretty rough compared to the Modded Oppo

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