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Adam O's Current System
IP Address: Last Update: January 28, 2018 at 17:56:28
Amplifier: Parasound Halo 2.1 integrated
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Tyler Acoustics Linbrook Signature System (2 piece) with Soundocity outriggers
Office: Audioengine A5
Attic: Advents
CD Player/DAC: Tidal/Roon streaming;Logitech Squeezebox Touch and Oppo DV-983H universal player-> Halo's ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M), PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC, Meridian Explorer 2 DAC/headphone amp
Turntable/Phono Stage: None - sold Rega and SOTA tables for perfect sound forever :-)
Other Source(s): Home brewed aging PC, Dell XPS PC, iTunes, jRiver and TiVo DVR (portable: Apple Nano, iPad, iPhone)
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: A moving target switching occasionally between current preference, Signal Cable Silver Resolution bi-wired; two independent sets of Audioquest CV-8 (72db) or DH Labs Silver Sonic Q-10 Signature speaker cables OR Kimber Kable 8TC/Signal Cable Silver Resolution bi-wired. Also, Kaplan copper and TG Audio HSR pure silver jumper cables or DH Labs Silver Sonic T-14 jumpers/Transparent Audio MusicLink Plus, DH Labs Silver Sonic Revelation, TG Audio HSR-Silver, Luminous Audio Synchestra Signature, and Signal Cable Silver Resolution interconnects
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Parasound Halo 2.1 built-in dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120); Foster TH-X00/HiFiMan HE-400i/Grado SR-325es/Denon AH-D7000/Sennheiser HD-650 and 6XX/Sennheiser HD-600 headphones; Moon Blue Dragon V.3, Headphile BlackSilver and Cardas headphone cables; Balanced Power Technologies BP-2.5 balanced power isolator with Auricaps and BPT L-9C power cable; Shunyata Research Venom Defender; Jon Risch JR Power Source power filter-surge protector; Black Sand Violet Z1 Mk 1 and 2, Shunyata Venom 3 and Diamondback Platinum, Audioquest NRG 1.5 (for TiVo), TG Audio HSR-A Gen II and HSR-i Gen II, and Pangea AC-9 power cords
Tweaks: Soundocity outriggers, Finite-elemente ceraball footers, Black Diamond Racing cones, Sound Anchors Conecoasters, Herbie's Tenderfeet and Big Fat Dots, Mapleshade Isoblocks, Symposium Isis shelf and Couplers, Polycrystal and Aluminum Cones, Maple shelves, Shakti Stones, VPI Magic Bricks, Audio Prism WaveGuide Cable Enhancer and Quiet Line AC Modules, Vibrapods, Audioquest RF filters, Signal Guard platform, etc.
Room Size (LxWxH): 28 x 12 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: The listening room is the living room so it cannot be treated with commercial treatment products (per WAF) and must use speakers on narrow (12') wall
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Great standards (Sinatra to Bublé, Ella Fitzgerald to Krall, etc.), jazz, 80's, Indie rock, folk rock, classic rock
System Goals/Comments: Musical(ity), transparent, wide and deep soundstage, tight bass, midrange bloom and texture, sweet but detailed highs/wish I had a dedicated listening room.
System Strengths: Musical, fairly transparent, tight bass, midrange bloom and texture, sweet but fairly detailed highs
System Weaknesses: No room treatment, sounds best when too loud for my wife
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Toshiba REGZA 55ZV650U 55" HD TV
Sources (DVD/VCR): Oppo DV=983H universal player/TiVoDVR digital video recorder
Comments on HT System: Two channel
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Reading, computers (building to browsing), pets, jogging, walking

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