I told you so...

When I sold my Parasound A21 because I'd bought an A51 to manage my 2 & 5 channel listening through my Yamaha RX A3020, a voice in my head said "don't look back you can never look back" well Don was wrong.
Immediately realized digital music via RCA's through my Yamaha did not work.
Result is a v.crowded Samson SRK21 rack with mismatched silver Parasound A21 (sounds very good though) 2 x Furman power, LG Blu-ray, Netgear switch, AC Infinity Multifan S3 & the Cambridge 851N to look at in the front.
Added 2 x 703's to replace the 705's in the 5.1 system, so far all is good (definitely much better) in my audio visual world.
Excuse to attach a photo or 2, more importantly lesson to all; don't be hasty or your rack components won't match..
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2C: Parasound A21, Cambridge 851N, Polk LSiM705's, 2009 MacPro running iTunes & Spotify.
HT: Parasound A51, Yamaha Aventage RX-A3020, 4 x Polk LSiM703's, LSiM706c, TL2's, BIC America F12, Samsung N65KU6300, LG UP870

Comments

  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 6,254
    edited July 8
    I got a A31 in the HT setup in silver don't bother me a bit, however it sits on a black amp stand off to the right between the stand that has all the other gear, and the right tower speaker the color mis match is not as noticeable that way as if it was all in the same rack with all black gear. The way it looks you have that rack placed behind your
    set up no one will notice it anyways nice rig by the way, got a love those Parasound Halos.
    Home Theater
    Parasound Halo A 31 OnkyoTX-NR838 Sony XBR55X850B 55" 4K RtiA9 Fronts CsiA6 Center RtiA3 Rears FxiA6 Side Surrounds Dual Psw 111's Oppo 105D Signal Ultra Speaker Cables & IC's Signal Magic Power Cable Technics SL Q300 Panamax MR4300 Audioquest Chocolate HDMI Cables Audioquest Forest USB Cable

    2 Channel
    Adcom 555II Vincent SA-T1 Marantz SA 15S2 Denon DR-M11 Clearaudio Bluemotion SDA 2.3tl's (Z) edition MIT Terminator II Speaker Cables & IC's Adcom 545II Adcom Gtp-450 Marantz CD5004 Technics M245X SDA 2B's, SDA CRS+

    Stuff for the Head
    JD LABS C5 Headphone Amplifier, Sennheiser HD 598, Polk Audio Buckle, Polk Audio Hinge, Velodyne vPulse, Bose IE2, Sennheiser CX 200 Street II, Sennheiser MX 365

    Shower & Off the beaten path Rigs
    Polk Audio Boom Swimmer, Polk Audio Urchin B)
  • rpf65rpf65 Posts: 1,723
    Aluminum foil, dull side, could be a solution.
  • Airplay355Airplay355 Posts: 4,207
    Not to derail but how do you like the furman? I was considering one to combat the noise floor.
  • ukcolin99ukcolin99 Posts: 274
    Definitely like Furman units, plug them in leave them alone. I have 2 x PL-PLUS units in photo, plus a PL-8C 15 without the lights. They will increase in value in Oct 2015 they were $157 now same unit is $239.
    2C: Parasound A21, Cambridge 851N, Polk LSiM705's, 2009 MacPro running iTunes & Spotify.
    HT: Parasound A51, Yamaha Aventage RX-A3020, 4 x Polk LSiM703's, LSiM706c, TL2's, BIC America F12, Samsung N65KU6300, LG UP870
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