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panhead 's Victrola System
IP Address: Last Update: November 12, 2019 at 15:32:52
Amplifier: Classe Cam 200 Monoblocks - 400W/channel at 4 ohms
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): BHK Signature Pre Amp
Speakers: Magnepan 3.5R 86db sensitivity, 4 ohms
CD Player/DAC: Ayre CX7E MP/ PS Audio Directstream with Windom firmware installed.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Project Perspective, Speedbox II, Dynavector 20XL / Whest Audio PS.2 Phonostage
Other Source(s): Streaming PC: Gigabyte H61 MB, I7 3770T (underclocked to 1.6G), Paul Pang SATA cables,(2) AQ Jitterbugs then Lightspeed 2g to PS Audio Lanrover (cat 6 cable)with Uptone LPS 1 and POE using AQ Forest's CAT7 Uptone "USPCB" USB A>B adapter into ISO Regen with ultracap lps-1.2 and POE v3 with AQ Cinnamon and Forest Cat7,Curious USB to Singxer SU-6 and Wireworld Starlight 6 HDMI (I2S) to PS Audio Directstream, PP USB V2,Paul Pang SATA cables, (2) Xiaomi 16000mAh to OS SSD and library 1T Samsung SSD. 4 port hubs for each battery with individual switches to disconnect batteries (and integrated leds keep them turned on while in use). JRMedia 25,Roon with Tidal, asio streaming, Win 8, Fidelizer 7.2 Pro, Uptone Audio EtherREGEN, Corsair RMX 750 Power Supply.

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Transparent Biwire Musicwave/ZU phono/ Various active and not Synergistic research interconnects.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Equi=Core 150, Pangea, ILJ, homemade and Blacksand Violet pcs. Oyaide OCB-1 V2 for amps and dac. Oyaide WPC-Z and R1 Outlet Grado, AKG Quincy, Sennheiser 650 and Hifiman HE400 headphones. IFI AC purifier (4)
Tweaks: Valab Audio Vibration Isolation Damper feet under some things and cutting blocks with spikes, MYE stand for maggies, antistatic and demag tools. SR Red Fuses, SOtM fan filter. Linear supply on network switch and all supra cat 8 in audio path of switch and ibra cat 8 else where. Wow was the cat 8 an upgrade!
Room Size (LxWxH): 20 x 35 x 12
Room Comments/Treatments: I hang tapestries on the wall for room treatment.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): A lifetime of collecting music: Jazz, Classical, Rock, Pop, Celtic, Blues, Folk
System Goals/Comments: I keep thinking it cant get any better and it does!
System Strengths: soundstage and lots of media.
System Weaknesses: For almost every nut here the wallet is the weakest link. Most coveted upgrade: Maggie 30.7 and new amps.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Panasonic TC-P54G25 plasma TV, Hitachi Director Series 42" Plasma (back room). I have become a serious Tidal junkie! Please send meds...
Sources (DVD/VCR): Pioneer BDP-51FD Blu-Ray for back room (toslink into DS DAC) and Oppo 203 BluRay in front room, Toshiba A2 HD for back room/ Panasonic Laserdisk, Toshiba VCR, Toshiba A2 HD disconnected.
Other HT Gear: Dishnetwork VIP 211 both rooms, hooked up to Victrola thru toslink.
Comments on HT System: The DVR has changed my viewing habits forever. Tidal has changed my listening and buying habits forever.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: My other obsession is Photography. Canon EOS M, M3,M5,SL2,7DM2 and 5DM4

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