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Justlisten2 's Big Daddys' Stereo System
IP Address: Last Update: February 11, 2018 at 17:00:19
Amplifier: Pass Labs XA-100.5 mono-block amps.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Audio Research Reference 5SE line stage.
Speakers: Reference 3A Grand Veena
CD Player/DAC: Playback Design MPS-5 w/ USB box.

Marantz SA-11S1 w/ Ultimate tube mod from pcX. Amperex 6922's in the buffer stage.
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI Prime with 10" 3D tonearm.

Transfiguration Audio Phoenix S cartridge.
Ortofon Cadenza Bronze cartridge.

Allnic H1201 phono stage.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: High Fidelity CT-1E from VPI Prime to Allnic H1201 phono preamp.

High Fidelity CT-1E from H1201 to ARC Reference 5SE preamp.

Silent Source Silver Signature between Playback Designs MPS-5 and ARC Reference 5 preamp.

Silent Source The Music Reference between ARC Reference 5SE preamp and Pass Labs XA-100.5 amps.

Speaker cables:

Silent Source The Music Reference.

Purist Audio Design Proteus Provectus Praesto

Elrod Power Systems Statement Signature Gold Jumpers
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Power conditioners:

Bybee Stealth w/ Dark Matter options 1 and 2.

Walker Audio Motor Controller

Power cords:

Dynamic Design Heritage AE15 Anniversary on Playback Design MPS-5

Running Springs Audio HZ Crown Jewel on ARC Reference 5 preamp.

Silent Source The Music Reference High Current version on Pass Labs XA-100.5's

Silent Source Signature on Allnic H1201.

Cerious Technologies Nano Signature on VPI Prime and Walker Audio Motor Controller.

CH Acoustic X-20 on Bybee Stealth.

Lovan Sovereign racks.
Tweaks: (2) 20A dedicated, isolated ground lines using 10-3 Romex and Furutech GTX-D (R) outlets.

Synergistic Research Black fuse in Playback Designs MPS-5 and Audio Research Reference 5 preamp.

(6) High Fidelity MC-0.5's.

VPI 16.5 RCM, Black Diamond Racing Turntable clamp.
Room Size (LxWxH): 25 x 15 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: Overstuffed furniture, drapes and carpeting for damping.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Rock, Jazz, Classical,Folk, pretty much everything but Country and Rap.
System Goals/Comments: To try to balance musicality with accuracy, to match my taste.
System Strengths: Amazing detail and transparency without a hint of hardness or leanness. Very natural sounding.
System Weaknesses: Getting harder and harder to find any.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Toshiba 50' plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Denon AVR-1802
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Mirage BPS-400 subwoofer.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony Playstation 3
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Playing Golf.

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