|Mahlernut 's Listening Room System|
|IP Address: 18.104.22.168||Last Update: December 02, 2015 at 10:30:32|
|Amplifier:||Conrad Johnson Premier Eleven A|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Conrad Johnson Premier 16|
|CD Player/DAC:||Rega Saturn|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Rega P9/RB900/Shelter 501 Mk II.|
|Other Source(s):||iPod Classic -> Wadia 170i Transport -> MF A324 DAC|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||MIT Terminator 2|
Straight Wire Symphony
Kimber Illuminations DV-75
Kimber Illuminations D-60
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Schiit Valhalla 2 Headphone amp.|
|Tweaks:||3' Hard Maple slabs under each component. Slabs rest on Mapleshade IsoBlocks.|
Pre-amp and Power Amp are supported by Mapleshade Ultimate Triplepoint cones.
Planet is supported by Mapleshade Heavyfoot cones.
Zip-lock bags filled with sand on all component tops.
100 lbs. of sand on the subwoofer.
Bags of sand on the speaker legs.
Speaker cables are elevated with ceramic tile corners.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||17'3' x 17'3' x 8'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||None yet...|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Mahler, Bruckner, Shostakovich|
Kenton, Miles, Krall, Metheny
Genesis, Kansas, Zeppelin, Yes, Ambrosia, Spock's Beard....
Santa Clara Vanguard.
|System Goals/Comments:||Musicality with a wide range of music styles.|
|System Strengths:||Well balanced. Spacious. Tonally accurate - especially on Brass instruments.|
|System Weaknesses:||Some might call it a wee bit bright. I think it has gotten less bright since I went to a tube amp.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Music. Cycling. Auto Racing.|