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Ki Choi's The Sanctuary System
IP Address: Last Update: March 29, 2017 at 14:24:12
Amplifier: MBL 9008A monos
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): darTzeel NHB-18NS (new model) Manley Reference (new limited production model) Tube preamp
Speakers: MBL 101E MkIIs
CD Player/DAC: Denon DV-2950 + Mytek Manhattan II
Turntable/Phono Stage: NVS SME 3012R Pass XOno
Other Source(s): Rooms full of two track master tape recorders with master tapes.
Gary Koh's Laptop music server with external HD full of DSD files.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: All Genesis power and interconnects + Mogami speaker cables.
Nordost SPM shotgun 2m speaker cables, Nordost Red Dawn 3m interconnects to amps.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Use industrial power filter for digiatl sources only and direct power for the amps. Adrona rack.
Tweaks: None. I like my gear 'as is' from the factory with no tweaks of any kind. I figure the big companies have more R&D resources than any mom-and-po outfits on Internet...
Room Size (LxWxH): 28 x 26 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: The usual CD racks, pictures of the kids, but no special treatments. Added curtains on windows.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Piano music of all genre and female vocals from Mary Black to Young Ok Shin.
System Goals/Comments: It's evolving, still but want to tame the room acoustically. And a bigger room to fully experience the ITU MCH setup someday...
System Strengths: Wide sweet spot from the Radialstrahlers
System Weaknesses: The room ceiling needs to be raised and deflectors added any my old ears...too much loud music in my younger days have caught up...
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Panasonic LCD front projector with Fire Hawk 110' Diag. screen.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Sony P9000ES MCH preamp or through Sony E9000ES to A9000ES mch amp.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): 3 rebuilt Large Advents for fronts and 2 small Advents and 2 x Bob Carver powered subs.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony Bluray
Comments on HT System: Considering the HT system sees limited action only on rare occation, it is good enough.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Non-destructive Testing insturmentation and software company.

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