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countingbackwards's My own personal planet of sound System
IP Address: Last Update: October 29, 2016 at 08:11:55
Amplifier: Shindo Corton-Charlemagne Q monoblocks
Woo Audio WA-6SE headphone amp
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Shindo Giscours
Speakers: Verity Audio Parsifal Encore
Audeze LCD-3 headphones
CD Player/DAC: Aurender N100H
Wavelength Cosecant HS with 32/192 Sabre DAC module
Turntable/Phono Stage: Brinkmann Bardo

Reed 2A: 10.5 inch pernambuco armband with azimuth adjustment

Ortofon MC A90

Using MC input of Giscours preamp and its Lundahl stepup transformer as phono stage

Loricraft PRC-3 Mk. III RCM
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Luna Purple speaker wire.

Shindo Silver Interconnect

Audioquest Carbon USB
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Box Furniture HD3S rack.

PS Audio Power Plant Premier power regenerator.

Shindo grey power cables and Audience powerChords (original version)
Tweaks: RealTraps MondoTraps and BareTraps for bass trapping, MiniTrap HF and MicroTrap for first reflection points.

Jenga blocks under components and keeping cables off the floor

Onzo Zerodust

Gingko custom dustcover

"Made In China" Digital Arm Load Meter

Variety of level bubbles, record brushes, etc.
Room Size (LxWxH): 16ft x 11.5ft x 7.25 ft
Room Comments/Treatments: Room is soundproofed as well as being an irregular shape; the potential liveliness of the room has been tamed with the very effective RealTraps panels
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Indie rock mainly with rock, classic rock and folky stuff as well, such as the Pixies, Throwing Muses/Kristin Hersh, the Beatles, the Wedding Present/Cinerama, Beck, The Police/Sting, Fishbone, Spoon, Arcade Fire, Belle & Sebastien and countless others. No classical, some jazz.
System Goals/Comments: I can't make it out to concerts as much as I once did, so instead I aim to bring the feeling & emotion of a concert to my basement every night.
System Strengths: Rich, detailed, dynamic, engaging, non-fatiguing, not too cool and not too warm.
System Weaknesses: Disorganized layout of power cables due to needing another power outlet. This will be resolved the next time the electrician pays me a visit.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Panasonic 54" S-series Plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Arcam AVR400
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): PSB Image 4T front towers with the matching 8C center channel dipole surrounds. Paradigm PS-1000 Sub.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Toshiba HD-D3 HD-DVD player
Arcam BDP-100
Apple TV
Bell Fibe
Other HT Gear: Nintendo Wii, PS3, Harmony Universal Remote, Monster power center, Apple iPod Classic.
Comments on HT System: A good universal remote HIGHLY recommended for even moderately complex home theatre setups.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: GO HABS GO!!!
Playing bass, drums and guitar...poorly...but having fun with it...playing hockey...playing with my kids and taking them to their activities...coaching minor hockey.

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