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Mel's Vinyl and Digital in Harmony System
IP Address: 98.14.180.171 Last Update: May 04, 2019 at 12:08:47
Amplifier: Sim Audio Moon W-5
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Sim Audio Moon P-5
Speakers: Von Schweikert VR-4JR Mark IV "Euro Mod"; Rythmik L12 Subwoofer
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: L.K.S. MH-DA004 DAC with Amanero self-powered USB to I2S Board fed by Synology NAS wired to ASUS Laptop and Intona USB Isolator or Oppo BDP-105.
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI TNT w/acrylic-lead platter, Mark V bearing w/Applied Fidelity sapphire bearing upgrade; motor/flywheel combo; ball suspension; Eagle/Roadrunner; TTWeights 2.4 lb. Plated Copper Sandwich Ringweight, VPI HW-1 Centerweight; VPI JMW-12 with 3D Armwand and Dual Pivot w/ruby ballpoint; Audio Technica Art-9; Fosgate Signature V2 Phono Stage w/Telefunken 12AX7 smooth plate at V3.
Other Source(s): Luxman T-117 Tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Supra PLY 2X3.4/S to mids/tweeters; Canare 4S11 to woofers. Coincident IC from arm to phono pre to preamp; Coincident IC balanced from LKS DAC to preamp; Discovery Mark II (Long) to amp. Oyaide DR-510 spdif cable. Supra USB Cable.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Supra LoRad w/Valab PCs to amp, preamp, DAC, phono pre, Oppo. Hifi Tuning Fuses. Monster Cable MP PRO 3500 line filter on sources; VPI 16.5 Record Cleaner; My Weigh Digital Scale for VTF; Cart-A-Lign for HTA. SuperSpikes, lead shot for speakers.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical LPs, CD rips, SACD .dsf rips and a variety of pop and folk music.
System Goals/Comments: Tonal Accuracy, instrumental texture
System Strengths: In their Mark IV configuration speakers can present a soundstage that makes the speakers absolutely invisible.
System Weaknesses: No room treatment, but sub-woofer goes a long way to even out bass response.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Insignia NS-65D260A13 HDMI from or Toslink to Oppo.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Oppo BDP-105

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