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soldermizer's ebay refugee System
IP Address: Last Update: February 14, 2013 at 13:44:07
Amplifier: Behringer NU3000
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Xiang-Sheng DAC-01a
Speakers: Bose 901 II or Magnepan 1.6QR
CD Player/DAC: Lite-On PC CD-ROM drive spdif out; Behringer DEQ-2496 for EQ, DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: PVC-free since 2000
Other Source(s): laptop feeding steam/MP3 to DAC
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: outdoor power cord from Home Despot (was cheapest per foot)
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Yell at girlfriend when she turns on her hair dryer.
Tweaks: Soldermizing™
Room Comments/Treatments: EQ subjectively flat 1/3 oct. pink noise, notch out room modes
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Alternative/Soft Rock, Hard Rock.
System Goals/Comments: Listen to music, annoy the neighbours and/or girlfriend
System Strengths: Sounds good, many things bought used (better deal).
System Weaknesses: Many components are actually affordable, no $1000 cables. Gullible Ebay buyer.
Video/HT System: None
TV/Projector: Time is too valuable to waste watching TV.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Being the devil's advocate here (defined as: asking for proof of the often ridiculous claims you find on these forums).

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