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ivanj's The Reference Room One System
IP Address: Last Update: January 27, 2017 at 05:58:41
Amplifier: Bob Carver Corporation Silver Seven Monoblocs (on order)
Bob Carver Corporation Raven 350 Mono Blocks
Sandersound Magtech
Carver M-500 refreshed (really
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Pass Labs X-1 upgraded by factory
Sanders Sound Preamplifier
Speakers: Sound Lab U1 -PX Consummates latest production
CD Player/DAC: OPPO BD-105 all formats -Swiss army knife of digital
Turntable/Phono Stage: Linn Valhalla/Ittok/Ikeda Rex new
with special FMS tonearm cable
updated Pass Aleph Ono
Yamaha PX-2 w/ Ortofon Kontrapukt Blue
Other Source(s): Windows 10 PC streaming SiriusXM and iHeart Radio USB 2.0 at 16 bit/44.1 kHz through OPPO
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Accusound Cables
Sandersound XLR (20' preamp to amp)
FMS Blue tonearm cable on Linn installed by Alex
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Panamax and Adcom filters for sources and ESLs. Big Stealth on Magtech
Tweaks: SoundLabs with Soler Points. Dedicated mains. Linn set up by specialist, not me.
Room Size (LxWxH): 30 x 20 x 12
Room Comments/Treatments: Backwaves goes into capacious kitchen and dining room respectively. 1818 house!
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): classical/adult pop/house/60's psychedelia/Wagner/Dvorak
System Goals/Comments: SLs are magic. Can't wait for the Silver Seven 700 mono blocs!
System Strengths: Naturalness, non-fatiguing and transparency. Sometimes it scares me - it so real.
System Weaknesses: It can always be improved! But I am not worried about it. I just listen to music.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Panasonic Viera Plasma 55" calibrated
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Pioneer Elite 41 , Bob Carver 350 Monoblocs, M-500
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Amazing Line Source with SubRosa subwoofer
Various British boxes for surround 5.1 but they are hardly ever needed
Sources (DVD/VCR): OPPO BD-105
Other HT Gear: Comcast 25 Mb internet
Comments on HT System: It's fun and intimate.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Writing, playing violin, training dogs

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