What did you do to your stereo rig today?

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    Turned it on to warm up for Tuesday night Metal.
    Bud - Silicon Valley

    Lumin X1
    Sony XA-5400ES SACD
    Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
    Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

    Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
    Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
    Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

    Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
    Three 20 amp circuits.
  • Polkaguy58Polkaguy58 Posts: 310
    I made a port muffler out of some rolled up 3/4" strips of ScotchBrite pads and inserted them into the ports, with a marked improvement in the bass.
    I also backed my KEFs up closer to the wall and spread them out as far as I could without obstructing the closet door.
    This seemed to make the speakers "disappear" into the soundstage.
    I also moved the sub foward a few inches.
    All in all, I'm quite happy with the outcome.
  • TEAforONETEAforONE Posts: 133
    I fired mine up,and plopped my a$$ in my chair.
    First Watt,Monarchy Audio,Aric Audio,Promitheus Audio,Pro-Ject,Hornshoppe,Nola,HSU,Onkyo.
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,585
    Left it alone to rest while we ride ROLLERCOASTERS!!
    Auralic Vega G1/Rega TT/Denon SACD - Parasound P6 - PS Audio M700x2 - Elac Adante AF-61
  • Waited for my 703's to turn into L200's
    Still waiting
    Primaluna Dialogue Premium Tube Amp
    Polk Audio LSiM705
    Marantz 6006 cdp... 500gb flash drive
    Audiolab m-dac
    Analysis Plus Oval 9 Speaker Cable
    Analysis Plus Oval One I/C's
  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,494
    Picked up a new Onkyo A-9150 for the front room budget 2ch setup. Had it since Monday, and genuinely impressed so far. For under $500 it’s an interesting little integrated and sounds dang sweet on my little Klipsch Bookies.

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    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    Certainly looks nice. Good job.
    Bud - Silicon Valley

    Lumin X1
    Sony XA-5400ES SACD
    Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
    Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

    Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
    Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
    Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

    Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
    Three 20 amp circuits.
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 8,484
    I always knew you had a tender side. Trying to fool us with that motorcycle?
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,494
    Thanks I just love simple integrated amps in plain black boxes with knobs.

    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,494
    edited October 11
    Nightfall wrote: »
    I always knew you had a tender side. Trying to fool us with that motorcycle?

    I do indeed.

    Isn’t that funny; two white people on the cover of a Ray Charles album. It’s a good one though.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    edited October 11
    Isn’t Ray Charles blind? :)
    Bud - Silicon Valley

    Lumin X1
    Sony XA-5400ES SACD
    Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
    Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

    Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
    Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
    Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

    Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
    Three 20 amp circuits.
  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,494
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Isn’t Ray Charles blind? :)

    Ha!
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,493
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Wasn’t Ray Charles blind? :)

    Past tense would be correct grammar in this case as he died a long time ago now. I am certain he can see quite clearly now.

    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Diamond v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,410
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Wasn’t Ray Charles blind? :)

    Past tense would be correct grammar in this case as he died a long time ago now. I am certain he can see quite clearly now.

    Joan Osborne had a dream about that, you know?



    Great hifi workout, too, is this track :)


  • TEAforONETEAforONE Posts: 133
    I placed the Nola Boxer 2's back in the system.
    First Watt,Monarchy Audio,Aric Audio,Promitheus Audio,Pro-Ject,Hornshoppe,Nola,HSU,Onkyo.
  • machonemachone Posts: 1,134
    Decided to wash the blanket that I have draped over the coffee table between my listening sofa and speakers. Better without the blanket as it lifted a veil. Then I decided to remove the coffee table; even better. So from now on I will move the coffee table during critical listening.
    It seems that I should have tried this earlier as it has been recommended in this forum at least a hundred times before. :p
    Mojo Audio Illuminati v3>>Quantum Byte w/LMS>>Rpi/PiCoreplayer>> Starlight 7 USB >> Mojo Audio Mystique v2 SE>>ModWright SWL 9.0 SE Signature>>Hafler DH-500 Amp+ (Musical Concepts Fully Modded)>>
    SRS 2.3TL (Fully Modded)...SDA-1A (Fully Modded with Dimensional Tweeter Delete)
    1KVA Dreadnought
    Marantz SA 8005
    Pioneer PLX-1000 Turntable - Shure SC35C/N35X - V15III/VN35HE
    Yamaha TX-540 Tuner...Sony BDP-S570
    Sony PS4

    Separate subpanel with four dedicated 20 amp circuits.
    1. Amplification 2. Analog 3. Digital 4. Video

    "All THAT IS LOST FROM THE SOURCE IS LOST FOREVER"
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,932
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    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • ptrooperptrooper Posts: 311
    Installed transparent balanaced mm2 interconnects and mm2 speaker cables which was a huge difference from their reference range !
  • monepolkmonepolk Posts: 1,040
  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 1,379
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    Ancient Egyptian subwoofer.... Or a dreadnought. You decide.
    Home System:
    SDA 1C's - Full mod with the help by Dave...
    1000 Va Dreadnought- w/ WireWorld Mini-Eclipse cables
    WireWorld Mini-Eclipse 7 speaker cables
    WireWorld Silver Eclipse IC's
    Cambridge Audio Azur 851N - DAC/Streamer
    B&K Reference 50 Pre/Pro
    B&K M200 Sonata Monoblocks
    BLE-Design 16mm Power Cables
    Denon DVD 2900

    Barn system:
    SDA SRS 2.3's Full mod done by myself
    Carver C-1 pre
    Carver M1.5t
    BluDenso - Bluetooth receiver/DAC
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,932
    edited October 13
    Dreadnaught. I made it a few years ago.
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • TEAforONETEAforONE Posts: 133
    Dreadnaught. I made it a few years ago.

    What does it do? I don't mean to sound stupid.
    First Watt,Monarchy Audio,Aric Audio,Promitheus Audio,Pro-Ject,Hornshoppe,Nola,HSU,Onkyo.
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,932
    It's an isoation tranformer that allows the use of monoblock amplifiers for one thing. Lots of info about it via search button.
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,493
    edited October 13
    It's an isoation tranformer that allows the use of monoblock amplifiers for one thing. Lots of info about it via search button.

    The engravings on the front make it look like something used to conjure up Satan from the eternal abyss.
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Diamond v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,932
    edited October 14
    LOL, it's a symbol for a circuit diagram that I found on the internet a few years ago.
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,410
    edited October 14
    It's an isoation tranformer that allows the use of monoblock amplifiers for one thing. Lots of info about it via search button.

    The engravings on the front make it look like something used to conjure up Satan from the eternal abyss.
    LOL, it's a symbol for a circuit diagram that I found on the internet a few years ago.

    Not one I recognize (FWIW) -- so I am really puzzled :p
    Ergo, I vote satanic. I mean, there are satanic mechanics, as we know -- not to mention demonic mnemonics.

    Reminds me of Linn's logo B)

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    EDIT: FWIW, the only active circuit components with dots in 'em I can think of are gas-filled/cold cathode tubes like voltage regulators & thyratrons :p

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    I looked for soiled state examples like the symbol in question, but came up dry.
    (i.e., I am really curious about the inspiration!)

  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,932
    It surely wasn't intended to look like any satanic symbol :s ...time for a new enclosure!
    SDA SRS 1.2TL's
    SDA 1C's w/Clarity Cap ESA; PA, Mills, RD0194-1's
    SDA 2B TL's w/RD0198-1's
    Yaqin MC-30L integrated tube amp
    Yaqin MS-20L integrated tube amp
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,410
    It surely wasn't intended to look like any satanic symbol :s ...time for a new enclosure!

    we kid, we kid...
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,493
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    It surely wasn't intended to look like any satanic symbol :s ...time for a new enclosure!

    we kid, we kid...

    This times 1000...
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Diamond v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
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