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9fold 's A/V System
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Amplifier: NAD C 370 integrated amplifier biamped with NAD C 270 power amplifier in main stereo system

NAD C 350 integrated amplifier in second stereo system

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Totem Arro floorstanding speakers in main stereo system

Energy e:XL 25 floorstanding speakers (rosewood finish) in second stereo system

CD Player/DAC: Connected to NAD C 370 in main stereo system:

Sony SCD-777ES SACD/CD player

Sony SCD-C555ES carousel SACD/CD changer

Denon DVD-3800 DVD-Audio player

Denon DCM-370 carousel CD changer

Sony CDP-CX333ES 300-disc megachangers (two daisy-chained)

Connected to NAD C 350 in second stereo system:

Sony SCD-C555ES carousel SACD/CD changer

Sony SCD-C333ES carousel SACD/CD changer

Pioneer Elite PD-65 CD player

Sony CDP-XA5ES CD player (European model; champagne chassis)

Sony CDP-X3000ES CD player (Japanese model; champagne chassis)

Turntable/Phono Stage: Sony PS-LX350H manual turntable with NAD PP-1 phono pre-amp in main stereo system
Other Source(s): Main Stereo System:

Kenwood MD-2070 minidisc player/recorder

Second Stereo System:

Harman/Kardon CDR 30 dual-tray CD recorder

Sony MDS-JB930 minidisc player/recorder

Sony MXD-D3 CD player/minidisc player/recorder

Pioneer CT-WM77R multi-cassette changer (6+1)

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Main Stereo System:

Audioquest Diamondback RCA interconnects as jumpers for NAD C 370, between NAD C 370 and NAD C 270, and for Sony SCD-777ES, Sony SCD-C555ES (stereo analog outputs only), and Denon DVD-3800 (stereo analog outputs only); Monster M Series M350i and Interlink 400mkII interconnects elsewhere

MIT Terminator2 for Totem Arro (two pairs for biamped configuration)

Audioquest coaxial digital cable for recording from Denon DCM-370 CD changer to Kenwood MD-2070 mindisc player/recorder

Second Stereo System:

Monster Interlink 400mkII RCA interconnects

BetterCables Premium speaker cables with Vampire banana plugs for Energy e:XL 25

Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Rock, pop, and jazz.
System Goals/Comments: I am very happy with how both systems sound. Maybe I'll upgrade the turntable one day. I'm also looking to get a DVD-Audio player for the second stereo system.

System Strengths: Many.
System Weaknesses: None.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Philips-Magnavox TP2784C 27" TV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Sony STR-V444ES Dolby Digital/DTS receiver
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Energy e:XL 5.1 package (e:XL 16 bookshelf speakers for mains and surrounds, e:XL-C2 center, and e:XL-S10 10" sub)
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony DVP-C670D carousel DVD/CD changer

Technics DVD-A10 DVD-Audio player


Comments on HT System: I like it!
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: organic chemistry, pools and spas, sports, Penn State and University of Illinois intercollegiate athletics, playing basketball, vintage Lenox and Wedgwood porcelain, great danes, sports memorabilia (baseball cards, autographs, etc.), my loving fiancée

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