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|Carbo's Listening Room System||
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|Last Update: October 12, 2006 at 17:47:13||IP Address: 188.8.131.52|
|Amplifier:||Bi-amped with McCormack DNA 0.5 (with Steve McCormack's Revision B mods) for the top, and a NHT SA-3 for the bottoms.|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Audio Research LS-7|
|CD Player/DAC:||Cary 303/300|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||VPI Aries with HR-X platter and ring clamp/ JMW 10.5i / Benz M2/Audio Research PH-3|
|Other Source(s):||Sony N500V DVD/SACD player|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||AudioQuest Midnight|
AudioQuest Opal and Quartz
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Sound Anchors wall-mount stand with Symposium Ultra shelf for the Aries. |
Target B5/200 rack for the components.
Symposium Svelte Shelf on the top shelf of the B5 under the CD Player.
Target amp stands for the amps.
Shunyata Hydra 6 for the sources,
Shunyata Diamondback power cords all around.
VPI PLC II powers the Aries.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||21 x 17 x 9|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Echo Buster Bass Busters and Corner Tunes|
Home-made 'echo busters' for the side walls
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Classic rock (Springsteen, Neil Young, Beatles), modern (Costello, XTC, Joe Jackson), alternative (REM, Teenage Fanclub), indie (Pavement, Smog), americana (Steve Earle, Wilco, Jayhawks), classic jazz (Rollins, Coltrane)|
|System Goals/Comments:||I'm quite satisfied for now, I want to keep it stable for a while and just enjoy the music. The Symposium products are awesome, by the way.|
|System Strengths:||Excellent LP playback capabilities. Analogue is crisp and detailed, with well defined images, yet the overall balance is very natural. The NHT provides both outstanding bass reposnse as well as outstanding imaging.|
|System Weaknesses:||Could benefit from some room treatment. But who has the time??|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||If I could only stop playing so much golf, I would have more time to listen.|