Description

Very happy with this system. It's in my basement, decent acoustics, have the sweet spot dialed in pretty well even though the furniture means my speakers are not ideally placed - would like them further into the room and maybe a bit closer together. Brief descriptions of each piece are in the Components section. Always appreciate comments and suggestions!
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Room Details

Dimensions: 18’ × 28’  Large
Ceiling: 8’


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    • Harbeth Super HL5 Plus
    Bought these slightly used for $4K - never get tired of listening to these beauties! On Sound Anchor 16" stands.
    • SST Son of Ampzilla II Amplifier
    220W class A/B amp. Like it's combination of detail, warmth and power in a nice, small footprint.
    • Linear Tube Audio MicroZotl MZ2 Preamp/Headphone Amp
    A $2000 do it all 12SN7-based preamp that has added huge amounts of detail, resolution and imaging to the music. Beautiful sounding headphone amp as well.
    • Bluesound Vault 2 & Node 2i
    I stream from my own collection on the Vault as well as Tidal (lot of MQA available).
    • Sennheiser HD-650 Headphones
    I don't listen to headphones that often but when I do, it's through these. Smooth and comfortable.
    • Kimber Kable 12TC Speaker Cable
    Not convinced speaker cables make a discernable difference but also didn't want to skimp just in case! These are well regarded for an acceptable price.
    • Audio Art IC-3SE Interconnects (with DH Labs High Copper Alloy Ultimate RCAs)
    Well made, very affordable.

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Beautiful System, I'm sure it sounds great.  I have a couple of suggestions.  One quick tweek you should try is to angle the speakers back slightly as this will really improve the sound stage.  Your pictures also show that the speakers are barely toed in, I've had more success in my room with a more direct line to the sweet spot (ymmv of course).  Please visit my system for more info  and feel free to comment.  Enjoy everyday (safely), your ears are the best they will ever be today.  Thank you for sharing your system.

cio52