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Quadzilla's Stereo and Multichannel Audio Systems System
IP Address: Last Update: November 14, 2018 at 18:56:51
Amplifier: Bryston 4B-SST Pro
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Bryston BP-26
Speakers: Dynaudio Audience 82
CD Player/DAC: Marantz SA-15S2B Limited SACD Player, OPPO BDP-103 Blu-ray Player, and an Audio Research CDT1 Redbook Transport with a Bryston BDA-1 DAC (Cardas AES/EBU digital connection).
Turntable/Phono Stage: Linn Sondek LP-12 Lingo 2/Ittock II & Grace F10L Low Output MC (Cardas Neutral Reference Tonearm Cable) through a Clearaudio Balance MC Phono Stage (Cardas Neutral Reference Balanced Interconnects to the Preamp).
Other Source(s): Accuphase T-107B FM Tuner, a Wadia 170i iPod Dock, and a TEAC 2340SX Reel to Reel Deck with a TEAC AN-180 (Dolby B) and Two DBX 224 NR Units.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Cardas Cross Single-Run Speaker Cables; Cardas Golden Cross XLR (Preamp to Power amp); Cardas Cross XLR (DAC to Preamp); Cardas Golden Reference RCA (SACD to Preamp); Cardas Cross RCA (Accuphase Tuner to Preamp) Interconnects. Various entry-level Ultralink cables for tape deck connections.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Equitech Son of Q 1.5R Power Conditioner, Two Target Audio Stands and a Target Amp Stand. Stax SR-Lambda Basic with a Stax SRM-1/MK-2 energizer amplifier.
Tweaks: Granite slabs under speakers.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classic Rock, Prog Rock, Blues, Classical.
System Goals/Comments: nt
System Strengths: nt
System Weaknesses: nt
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Toshiba 42HL57 (42 inch) LCD TV.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Arcam AV9 Pre/Pro with a Bryston 5B-ST THX (Front L/C/R) and Two Bryston 2B-LP (Surround and Rear Channels) Power Amplifiers; Two Parasound CSE 6.1 Center Channel Expanders; Fosgate Tate II SQ and Sansui QSD-2 QS Variomatrix quadraphonic decoders, and a Theta PreBasic II Preamp/DAC for stereo digital playback. Two Zektor 5.1 and two DBX 200 Switching Units Hold it all together.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Cantons - lots of them (mostly vintage).
Sources (DVD/VCR): OPPO BDP-103D Blu-ray player (for DVD-Audio and Blu-ray Audio), Sony SCD-C222ES and SACDmods SCD-XE670 (for multichannel SACD), and a Sony DVP-NS3100ES (used as a transport with the Theta DAC).
Other HT Gear: Various Vintage Quadraphonic Components, including a second TEAC 2340SX reel to reel deck, a TEAC A3440, a Sansui SD-3030 reel to reel deck, a Sansui QSX-7001, a Thorens TD-160 Super/Linn Valhalla/Akito/Ortofon MC20 Super for Stereo & Matrix Quad LPs (with a Rega Fono MC preamp), and a Rega P3/RB300 Incognito/Audio Techica AT-15Sa for CD-4 (with a Maratz CD-400B demodulator) LPs. Yamaha CDR-1300HD CD Recorder through the Theta DAC.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Photography, Sports Cars, Travel, Gardening, Home Renovations, Woodworking, Playing the Guitar (Taylor 310KCE Acoustic, Guild Nightbird, and a Godin 5th Avenue) and Bass (Rickenbacker 4001, Gibson Thunderbird, and a Dean Fretless).

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