Sometimes I just need a reminder...

Wife and I have been busy recently and I have not had a lot of time to just enjoy my 2ch system.

Well tonight my wife has both the kids out for swim practice and I was left with an empty house...

I warmed up the system with a couple of songs and then put on David Gilmour's "Live at Pompeii" album and I just got to indulge. Naturally I have it louder than normal volumes since the house is empty. However, once Comfortable Numb came on, it mandated volume and a lot of it.

By the time Gilmour was into his solo I realized I had turned the system to MAX, for the first time ever. Not only was it glorious, but I was even able to break out some serious air guitar and just forget about everything.

It's amazing how good it feels to just get absorbed into the music and let everything else go!

Now I better go vacuum the house before my gets home!
Living room:
Samsung PN50B860 50" Plasma : XBOX One : Roku Ultra : Oppo UDP-203 : Pioneer Elite SC-87 : APC H15 : Focal 806V mains : Focal 806V Surrounds : SVS SB2000 : SVS SB12-NSD

2Ch:
Sonus Faber Venere S : Parasound HCA 1500A : Oppo UDP-205 : Furman Elite 15 DM i : Sony XBR 55X810C Monitor :

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  • hochpt21hochpt21 Posts: 5,061
    Awesome!!
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  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,582
    Good album. Alone time with the system is mandatory in my life...keeps my attitude proper.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • oldrockeroldrocker Posts: 2,017
    B)
  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,899
    edited January 11
    How stupid I really am.

    Not you, but me. Enjoy your evening.
    2 channel: Anthem 225 Integrated amp; Parasound Ztuner; TechnicsTT SL1350; Vincent PHO-8 phono pre; Marantz CD6005 spinner; Polk Signature S60's;Cables: Wireworld Eclipse IC; Audioquest Big Sur IC; LAT International speaker cables; PS Audio AC-3 power cords, all into a PS Audio Dectet Power center.

    All TV's sound enhanced by Polk Magnfi Mini's.

    Other; SDA2BTL's, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, RB-980BX, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage. All speakers have had crossover rebuilds, resulting in a small fortune invested in Sonicaps, and tweeter upgrades.

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  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,970
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Good album. Alone time with the system is mandatory in my life...keeps my attitude proper.

    When has your attitude ever been "proper"? :p
  • UpstatemaxUpstatemax Posts: 2,232
    FestYboy wrote: »

    When has your attitude ever been "proper"? :p

    Maybe we haven't seen his bad side yet... :#
    Living room:
    Samsung PN50B860 50" Plasma : XBOX One : Roku Ultra : Oppo UDP-203 : Pioneer Elite SC-87 : APC H15 : Focal 806V mains : Focal 806V Surrounds : SVS SB2000 : SVS SB12-NSD

    2Ch:
    Sonus Faber Venere S : Parasound HCA 1500A : Oppo UDP-205 : Furman Elite 15 DM i : Sony XBR 55X810C Monitor :
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,582
    That's what it takes to keep me in a maintainable state, other wise I revert to "serial killer" mode.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • msgmsg Posts: 4,272
    You're always in serial killer mode.
    "Maintainable" just means time for planning where you'll go out with your new skin suit on.

    As I understand it, anyway.
    I disabled signatures.
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,582
    edited January 12
    Man, I can't comprehend life without at least 20-30 minuted in front of the system to start my day off. That and my Nespresso machine.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 4,941
    It's all about the Rosabaya pods!
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Man, I can't comprehend life without at least 20-30 minuted in front of the system to start my day off. That and my Nespresso machine.

  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,582
    Clipdat wrote: »
    It's all about the Rosabaya pods!
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Man, I can't comprehend life without at least 20-30 minuted in front of the system to start my day off. That and my Nespresso machine.

    I haven't touched my Original machine wince I got the Virtuo machine a couple of months ago. Still can get the Cafe Cubano and the Alto has become my new favorite.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,160
    kharp1 wrote: »
    That's what it takes to keep me in a maintainable state, other wise I revert to "serial killer" mode.

    Don't we all ?? :)

    Sounds like if you ever lose power, and can't make coffee or listen to music, you turn into a Zombie on the hunt. :)
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    Cullen modded Sonos
    Joule la-100 pre
    B&k Ref 4420 amp

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  • soundfreak1soundfreak1 Posts: 2,826
    edited January 13
    Wow max volume. Scarry, never been there. 7/8 is as much as I've been brave enough to try. Ears start bleading at that point.
    Main Rig:
    Krell KAV 250a biamped to mid/highs
    Parasound HCA1500A biamped to lows
    Nakamichi EC100 Active xover
    MIT exp 1 ic's
    Perreaux SA33 class A preamp
    AQ kingcobra ic's
    OPPO 83 CDP
    Lehmann audio black cube SE phono pre, Audioquest phono wire (ITA1/1)
    Denon DP-1200 TT. AToc9ML MC cart.
    Monster HTS 3600 power conditioner
    ADS L1590/2 Biamped
    MIT exps2 speaker cable
  • UpstatemaxUpstatemax Posts: 2,232
    I was thinking about it afterwards. It would not have been true max volume for the system.

    I forgot that I have the Parasound dialed back to about 80% to better match the Oppo.
    Living room:
    Samsung PN50B860 50" Plasma : XBOX One : Roku Ultra : Oppo UDP-203 : Pioneer Elite SC-87 : APC H15 : Focal 806V mains : Focal 806V Surrounds : SVS SB2000 : SVS SB12-NSD

    2Ch:
    Sonus Faber Venere S : Parasound HCA 1500A : Oppo UDP-205 : Furman Elite 15 DM i : Sony XBR 55X810C Monitor :
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