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System pics 2012

Discussion in 'reference' started by Cereal Killer, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. Zebbo

    Zebbo pfm Member

    A bit of arm swapping going on at the moment with the Anni, Notts Analogue Ace Spacearm fitted at the moment. Shame it all has to live with other stuff in the lounge, I WILL have my own room....... one day!
  2. Werner

    Werner pfm Member

    At the risk of being a bit out of tune ...


    More to follow. I promise.
  3. Tw99

    Tw99 source last

    Do you find the speakers work OK in the bay window ? I had a similar room layout in a previous house and just couldn't get it to work at all like that, there were all sorts of holes in the bass response, boom etc. In the end we swapped things around and put the sofa in the window and the speakers on the opposite wall, big improvement.
  4. clamnell

    clamnell pfm Member

    What are the speakers?
  5. BenS

    BenS pfm Member

    This is me settled for the time being...



    The flat is currently in the process of being torn apart by Bengal kittens:

    so rugs and soft furnishings are removed until they learn how to control their claws!
  6. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    Awfully clever designs nowadays; speakers posing as paint-pots :D (Do hope you're putting in a dedicated feed while you're about it).
  7. deltaunit

    deltaunit volume reveals detail

    That's really very nice BenS, can I ask what the coloured shelves are from and if they hold CDs?
  8. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    As the owner of matching stereo cats, I feel that your mark twos have the edge; also the youthfulness !:)
  9. BenS

    BenS pfm Member

    Thanks, they are cd units. They came from Aram store on Drury Lane. I'm afraid I can't remember the manufacturer. I love the look of them - like a mini Don Judd!

  10. sq225917

    sq225917 situation engineer

    Mdac bottom left and a pair of Tag 125ms under the laptop. Out of sight are an Avondale TPX and MSX and a modded nAim Prefix.
  11. Werner

    Werner pfm Member

    Must say my noise floor is wonderfully quiet now, but it obviously needs a carpet. And yes, there are three independent circuits. One dirty for transports, lamps, appliances, and two for the analogue electronics of each system in there.
  12. aquapiranha

    aquapiranha pfm Member

    Ahhh. My sister has a Bengal, and indeed they are a handful! He constantly meows too and it is not a soft soothing sound either!
  13. palasr

    palasr >>>...

    Cute cats; we have two Bengals as well. Lovely and loving, albeit overly energetic cats. Give them plenty of scratching alternatives, and force them to accept getting their nails cut on a regular basis. Our male will now gladly sit in my lap, present his nails and politely meow for them to be cut. The female is a much more difficult case.
  14. shrink

    shrink pfm Member

    in my room the speakers are Castle Conway 3's. (slightly modified)

    the room kind of has to be this way around at the moment. I agree that there are holes in bass response, and imaging is a problem as well. But theres no possibility of it being the other way around.

    I'm likely not going to be living here for more than a few more months anyway, so its just a temporary solution
  15. Cereal Killer

    Cereal Killer fourhundredandthirtytwo

    System rebuild :)




  16. Cereal Killer

    Cereal Killer fourhundredandthirtytwo

  17. daveofbradford

    daveofbradford Monica I said sack my cook

    Built up over the past year. The amp is an Audio Space AS-2i at about 12w per channel I think. The DAC is an Abrahamsen with balanced and unbalance outputs, USB input A-Sync. Now the speakers I bought from Ebay, but the guy who made these crackers lives near in Huddersfield so I popped over listened to them with some of my music and took a chance that the sound would open right up after burn in, and it did in spades. They are a DIY design front ported with a very high quality crossover. I am not sure but I think he said that they are inspired by ProAc but hey imho they sound great for the dosh.
    If I get the opertunity to meet at a local bakeoff I will take the gear to see what the guys think. Anyway all this lot was obtained for approx £450.
    All the music is from my PC using foobar2000 and installed plugin WASAPI for output to DAC.




  18. Cyanosis

    Cyanosis pfm Member

    ...wait til you see where the speaker terminals are.
  19. coupe-sport

    coupe-sport pfm Member

  20. coupe-sport

    coupe-sport pfm Member

    Thanks Klaus. A Naim NDX with Nait XS and Flatcap XS.


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