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Update: Moved Thiel CS1.5 to another room and replaced them with Revel Performa F228Be. The Thiels were surprisingly musical in  comparison however the Revels filled the large room better. The full range of sound from the Revels made the music feel real and effortless. The MiniDSP Dirac Live processor made a stunning improvement to the sound in the room after correction filter was applied. The Townshend Audio isolation podiums and platforms truly reveal a nuanced and live quality at all frequencies!
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Room Details

Dimensions: 33’ × 25’  X large
Ceiling: 11’


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    • Revel PerformaBe F228Be
    • REL Acoustics T9i
    • Benchmark DAC3 HGC
    • Benchmark AHB2
    • McIntosh MP-150
    • Clearaudio Concept
    • Technics SL-G700
    • Core Power Technologies EQUI=CORE 1200
    • Core Power Technologies Deep Core 1800
    • miniDSP SHD
    • AudioShield Concept Dust Cover

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Jumia appreciate your kind words! No room treatments used. Room correction applied through miniDSP processor using DIRAC Live software! The results are astounding! Removes room modes, resonances, and standing wave issues.

skurra

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Nice space.  Seems like a mecca for reverb.  Accoustic treatments?

jumia

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Thank you b8ujps for your beautiful and kind words! Yes, red is one of my favorite colors 😀

skurra

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Beautiful room! Love the care taken to add the red accents. Looks sweet!

b8ujps

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gryphongryph appreciate your kind words! The miniDSP Dirac Live software takes care og the large windows! The room correction software is amazing if you have not tried DIRAC Live highly recommend it :)

skurra

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Beautiful room and system, do you have problem with all the windows sound vise ?

gryphongryph

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Jeff,
Glad to hear that you moved to the Revels as well😎
The Benchmark AHB2 and DAC3 are perfect for the Revel Performas!
The miniDSP SHD made the room signature disappear along with all the pesky modes and resonances, allowing the Revels to breathe freely! Highly recommend Dirac Live for anyone with a listening room!!!

skurra

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Skurra:

Nice setup
I went from Thiels to Revel , also 

How did the benchmark amp play with the Thiels  ?    I found Thiels were extremely , persnickety on amps , to sound wholesome in the  upper ranges ? 

What cartridge are you using ?
And cables ? 

Ps: crappy speakers ( lol) 

Well done

Jeff

frozentundra

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music pod appreciate your kind words and I agree plants are lovely in a listening room! Yes, I take care of them with Sunshine, frequent watering, and plenty of Coltrane!

skurra

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Your room looks cozy. 

Your plants look healthy.  Are you the one that takes care of them?

I like having plants in my listening area.

musicpod

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b_limo appreciate your kind words! The sonic joy from the system especially after Dirac Live room correction is pure audio heaven!

skurra

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Photon46 appreciate your kind words and yes the Eames unit works beautifully in the space!

skurra

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Great interior design and a very nice system, I like your eclectic tastes. It never occurred to me to use Herman Miller Eames shelving for an audio rack but now that I've seen it, it's an obviously good application!

photon46

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You’ve got great taste.  I love the entire room and decor. So clean!  Your choice of equipment is really good too.  Nice Job!

b_limo

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jond appreciate your kind comments!

skurra

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Wow an absolutely gorgeous room! Love the floors, the decor, the exposed brick and nice system. The veneer on the Revel's is especially gorgeous.

jond

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Thanks for letting me know!

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dougsat yes! I love the space and the sound is quite good. I will be correcting for the room signature using DIRAC Live on my miniDSP Processor this weekend to further enhance the acoustic environment. Thank you for the kind words!

skurra

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bomd appreciate your kind words the lamp is Coupe Floor Lamp by Joe Colombo from Oluce.


skurra

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That my friend is a beautiful room, tastefully done. I bet you have many hours of musical enjoyment in there.

dougsat

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Very cool room and collection of gear. Love the Noguchi table in this space too.  May I ask what the floor lamp is that’s by your couch?

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