Description

Any suggestions on improving sound quality are always welcome. I'm thinking I need to move to another/larger room. This room has a 10db null at 100Hz.

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Room Details

Dimensions: 13’ × 11’  Small
Ceiling: N/A


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    • KEF R11
    • KEF R400b subwoofer
    • Belles Aria Integrated Amplifier
    • Mytek Libery DAC
    • Bluesound Node 2
    • Blue Jeans Cable Speaker Cable
    Belden 5T00UP Speaker cable, 6ft, locking bananas
    • AudioQuest Interconnects
    • Pangea Audio stand

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@subterranean6 That's exactly what I did a few days ago. I'm using a 1/3 setup where the speakers are 1/3 of the way in to the room and the sweet spot is 1/3 of the way into the room. Imaging and bass has improved tremendously.

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@gadmanrdh Wow..the Manhattan II is a lot of money. More money than my speakers. I just saw that you have the Benchmark DAC. I've been looking at that as a potentiall upgrade for the Mytek Liberty. Do you think it would be an improvement or more a lateral move?

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@gadmanrdh Thanks! I loooove your room as well. How are you likiing those Paradigms? I had the 75F for about a week. I thought they were a little bright sounding but I wonder if I gave them enough time. The detail was incredible though. What DAC would you suggest? Go higher up the Mytek food chain?

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@mjcmt The Anthem STR was a demo. It was intended as a replacement for the Belles, but I like the Belles better. for $2k and at 75WPC, the Belles does a lot of things right.

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@dj I agree! I plan on purchasing a Rega P3 sometime in the near future!

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@robelvick, @bubba12 Thanks for the compliments.

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@robelvick I dont really care for the STR integrated. It lacks the punch and slam that the Belles has. It sounds very smooth and tubby. Also, when I use the room correction it totally throws off the imaging. Where as the Belles has rock solid imaging.

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