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Old 05-17-2015, 04:59 PM
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I've recently upgraded the electronics in my main system from an ARC DSi200 integrated and Linn Accurate DS streamer, to a Linn Klimax DSM pre/streamer/dac and Klimax Twin power amp. Here's what the new setup looks like. I'll post a review of the new gear separately. Thanks for looking.
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Main system: Linn Klimax Katalyst DSM; D’Agostino Momentum S250 & HD pre; Rega RP10 w/Rega Aphelion; Boulder 508; Sonus faber Amati Futura, REL Carbon Special; Shunyata Everest, Alpha & Sigma PC, Alpha IC & SC; UpTone EtherRegen; Quadraspire Sunoko-Vent T, ISOAcoustics Orea & HRS Damping

2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus faber Minima Amator II, REL T-5, refurbished AR XA w/Nagaoka MP-200 & VPI cabling, Linn Klimax DSM Renew, Shunyata PS8 w/Defender & Viper, Nordost Blue Heaven PC & IC, Shunyata Venom sc, Symposium Svelte Shelves

Workshop: Vintage Yamaha CA-1010 & CT-1010, PSB Imagine Mini, Squeezebox Touch, Schiit BiFrost, AZ & WW cables

Digital Streaming source: SonicTransporter i7 w/Roon, Synology DS420+, English Electric 8switch

Personal audio: Woo WA22, WA7 & WA8; Auralic Aries Mini, Sonore MicroRendu & UltraRendu; Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons

Video: Sony XBR65X850C; Apple TV-4; Vienna Schönberg L/R, Webern center & surrounds; REL T1, T2, & T3; Arcam AVR850; Cambridge Audio 752BD; MIT-EXP SC
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:06 PM
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Tony. I did your turn table rack and the vinyl shelving. #1. Where did you get the turntable rack? and where did you get the vinyl shelving?

Looks like you have a beautiful back yard too!
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:50 PM
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Tony. I did your turn table rack and the vinyl shelving. #1. Where did you get the turntable rack? and where did you get the vinyl shelving?

Looks like you have a beautiful back yard too!
Thanks David. The turntable wall shelf is a Quadraspire, same as my system rack. I bought it from a Seattle dealer but I'm sure there must be one in the Bay area. The vinyl shelving is something I picked up probably 25 or 30 years ago at a local furniture store, no idea where you'd find something like it now.
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2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus faber Minima Amator II, REL T-5, refurbished AR XA w/Nagaoka MP-200 & VPI cabling, Linn Klimax DSM Renew, Shunyata PS8 w/Defender & Viper, Nordost Blue Heaven PC & IC, Shunyata Venom sc, Symposium Svelte Shelves

Workshop: Vintage Yamaha CA-1010 & CT-1010, PSB Imagine Mini, Squeezebox Touch, Schiit BiFrost, AZ & WW cables

Digital Streaming source: SonicTransporter i7 w/Roon, Synology DS420+, English Electric 8switch

Personal audio: Woo WA22, WA7 & WA8; Auralic Aries Mini, Sonore MicroRendu & UltraRendu; Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons

Video: Sony XBR65X850C; Apple TV-4; Vienna Schönberg L/R, Webern center & surrounds; REL T1, T2, & T3; Arcam AVR850; Cambridge Audio 752BD; MIT-EXP SC
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Old 05-17-2015, 05:54 PM
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Thanks David. The turntable wall shelf is a Quadraspire, same as my system rack. I bought it from a Seattle dealer but I'm sure there must be one in the Bay area. The vinyl shelving is something I picked up probably 25 or 30 years ago at a local furniture store, no idea where you'd find something like it now.
Shucks! Well, that's nearly before my time! But I like what you have a lot! I like that you can easily get to all your vinyl at eye level for the most part. And it looks like there's glass doors that protect it too? Very nice...
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:52 PM
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I could definitely use some vinyl storage like that in my place. Looks very good and the glass gives you a visual aid and protection at the same time.
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Tony - very nice...love the rack and the Linn stack looks great.

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Old 05-17-2015, 10:38 PM
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Very elegant looking system, Tony.

Plus I like your Beethoven musical selection too!

Thanks for sharing.
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:49 PM
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Very much impressed Tony. No wonder you spend so much time listening . . . .

Looking at all that great stuff, one can only assume that the rope business must be very good.

Pretty room + excellent equipment = Great Sound


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Old 05-18-2015, 12:11 AM
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Thanks guys...and yes Julian, the rope business is doing well.
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Main system: Linn Klimax Katalyst DSM; D’Agostino Momentum S250 & HD pre; Rega RP10 w/Rega Aphelion; Boulder 508; Sonus faber Amati Futura, REL Carbon Special; Shunyata Everest, Alpha & Sigma PC, Alpha IC & SC; UpTone EtherRegen; Quadraspire Sunoko-Vent T, ISOAcoustics Orea & HRS Damping

2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus faber Minima Amator II, REL T-5, refurbished AR XA w/Nagaoka MP-200 & VPI cabling, Linn Klimax DSM Renew, Shunyata PS8 w/Defender & Viper, Nordost Blue Heaven PC & IC, Shunyata Venom sc, Symposium Svelte Shelves

Workshop: Vintage Yamaha CA-1010 & CT-1010, PSB Imagine Mini, Squeezebox Touch, Schiit BiFrost, AZ & WW cables

Digital Streaming source: SonicTransporter i7 w/Roon, Synology DS420+, English Electric 8switch

Personal audio: Woo WA22, WA7 & WA8; Auralic Aries Mini, Sonore MicroRendu & UltraRendu; Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons

Video: Sony XBR65X850C; Apple TV-4; Vienna Schönberg L/R, Webern center & surrounds; REL T1, T2, & T3; Arcam AVR850; Cambridge Audio 752BD; MIT-EXP SC

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Old 05-18-2015, 12:53 AM
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Great system, lovely room, and a stunning view.

That view will go well with Handel's Water music
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