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Dawnrazor's Nearfield Sideways Maggies With Computer Source System
IP Address: Last Update: February 17, 2011 at 22:23:26

2 Parasound Halo A21s for Bi-amping
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): NONE
Speakers: Magnepan MMG (Modded with Taszimonn crossover tweak 3.1 (capless) using Alpha core inductors, WBT binding posts for active bi-amping and DIY Stands).

Sideways setup with the speakers facing each other. Looks weird but the speakers disappear totally in this configuration. It is amazing.

Wood frames in the future.

Subs: (2) Velodyne Optimum 10s
CD Player/DAC: 'Music Computer': Cics Memory Player box with Gigabyte Ga-G31m-ES2l with E7400 chip and Lynx 2B soundcard.

Lynx L2B soundcard (Dynamatted). 3 pairs of balanced outs for future tri-amping using the Thuneau Allocator digital crossover software (www.thuneau.com)


Files are ripped with EAC (exactaudiocopy.de) and stored as uncompressed .wavs and cue sheets

Playback is using cmp with Cplay 39 with 192k upsampling using SRC 145db with tiny buffer.
Turntable/Phono Stage: None
Other Source(s): NONE
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Homebrew PC, IC's and speaker cables. Allen Wright you are my hero.

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Old school PS Audio Ultimate Outlets and Electronic Specialist iso 18
Tweaks: Recently added RC networks. RF chokes on the maggies help a ton:

Room Size (LxWxH): 10 x 13 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: None
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Alternative, Jazz Divas
System Goals/Comments: Realistic sound that draws you in.
System Strengths: Clean, resolving, and huge sound stage for a small room. Detailed, but warm. NO CDs to mess with.
System Weaknesses: Although the speakers are heavily modded and sound better than the step up stock versions, they are only $600 speakers.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: All things audio, Tennis, philosophy but rarely anymore.

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