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RLF's Two Channel Big Rig System
IP Address: Last Update: December 30, 2014 at 17:47:21
Amplifier: Ayre VX-5
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Audio Research Reference 5SE
Speakers: ProAc Response D80
CD Player/DAC: AyreC-5xeMP universal Audio player.

2012 Mac Mini SSD, Seagate 3TB, PS Audio DirectStream DAC.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Nordost Quattro Fil & Nirvana-SX LTD (XLR) interconnects. synergistic Research power cords.

Purist Audio Design Aqueous Anniversary Biwire speaker cable
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Audience aR2p-TO for amp. PS Audio P10 power regenerator for preamp and DAC. PS Audio Duet for isolation of Mac Mini & ext hard drives, 2 dedicated 20 amp AC circuits. Billy Bags Pro-stand.
2 x 20amp dedicated AC mains with Oyaide Duplexes, Billy Bag Rack Pro Stand and Solid Steel amp stand.
Tweaks: Townsend Seismic Sink for SACD player, Audios under preamp and Bill bag Pro audio Stand. Neuance platform under amp.
Room Size (LxWxH): 28 x 14 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Plants and Curtains for room treatment. Hardwood floor covered with large Oriental Carpet in listening area.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, Blues, Classic Rock, Show Tunes, Occasional Jazz.
System Goals/Comments: To achieve the essence of the sound of live music. To give the illusion of the sound of real instruments, both unamplified and amplified, and voice in the original soundspace of the recording.
System Strengths: Excellent Timbre, harmonic envelope, soundstage, and good dynamics. Pace, rhythm, and timing are also strong points. Sweet midrange and silky highs lead to long non-fatiguing listening sessions. The new ProAc D80 speakers have greatly contributed to these goals.
System Weaknesses: System is not in a dedicated sound rooom.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Pioneer Elite 151 Kuro 60" plasma HDTV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Denon 4308 receiver
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Atlantic Technology 370 THX Home Theater System + SVS subwoofer
Sources (DVD/VCR): OPPO BDP 83 BluRay player, TiVo Series 3 HD DVR
Other HT Gear: PS Audio P5 power regenerator and 2 PS Audio Duets. Monoprice HDMI, PS Audio AC-12 Power cords, Salamander HT Stand
Comments on HT System: Dynamic sound and a vivid bright picture in a small 12x12 room.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Runner. Attend The Symphony regularly. Retired.

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