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Mahlernut 's Listening Room System
IP Address: Last Update: December 02, 2015 at 10:30:32
Amplifier: Conrad Johnson Premier Eleven A
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Conrad Johnson Premier 16
Speakers: Yamaha NS1000M
Velodyne FSR-18
CD Player/DAC: Rega Saturn
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega P9/RB900/Shelter 501 Mk II.

Rega Ios
Other Source(s): iPod Classic -> Wadia 170i Transport -> MF A324 DAC

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
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.

Grado SR80
Sennheiser HD570
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.

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