The room is dedicated for listening and has some acoustical treatments as well (for example behind the speakers). Also, several hundreds books help dampen the room.


Room Details

Dimensions: 16’ × 18’  Medium
Ceiling: 9’

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    • Apple iPad Pro 12'9
    Roon Control
    • Luxor Audio PC
    Hungarian made audio PC with linear power supply, heated central master clock and Paul Pang V5 USB card. Runs Ubuntu Linux with Roon Core and HQPlayer.
    • AudioQuest Carbon USB A-B
    Between Mac and DAC
    • Aqua La Scala MKII Optologic
    NOS R2R DAC from
    • Townshend Audio Fractal interconnect
    Between DAC and preamp
    • Townshend Audio Allegri+
    Passive autoformer preamp
    • Townshend Audio Fractal interconnect
    Between preamp and poweramps
    • Audiopax Model 88
    Brazilian tube amp with unusual solutions using KT88. Very good with Avantgarde horns.
    • Townshend Audio Fractal Speaker cable
    For speakers
    • Townshend Audio Seismic Isolation Pods
    Resonancce controll for electronics
    • Townshend Audio Seismic bars for speakers
    Isolation for the speakers
    • Wolf von Langa Son
    Two way Loudspeaker with electromagnetic drive for the mid/bass plus special AMT Heil tweeter. Back side has a passive driver.

    Very fast, very dynamic, yet smooth presentation.

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Thanks for your response on the differences between the two speakers/system.

Very cool application of the Townshend Seismic Isolation Bars. Did you do the modifications to fit your gear yourself or did Townshend help? ...With the short 'bars' under your main rack and the repurposed (?) base / cross-frame for the Audiopax amps? Thanks.


Can you comment on the differences between the Rethm and Avantgarde based system?

The front wall treatments are exceptionally well coordinated with your Art!