This 2nd system is located in a former stable (ceiling vaults), basically a storage-room whose half of it now serves as a man cave. Very good acoustics, no neighbors.
The system sounds surprisingly natural and realistic at the same time. No artificial 'hifi' sound.
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Harbeth M30.2 Anniversary (Stereophile, Herb Reichert):
NuPrime AMG-PRA preamp & AMG-STA power amp (hifi-advice, Christian Punter).


Room Details

Dimensions: 29’ × 19’  X large
Ceiling: 7’

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    • CEC Corp. TL51zx
    Very fine-sounding top-loading CD player, with high frequency upsamling.
    • Marantz PM16
    2nd hand vintage amplifier. Could be replaced soon. Though I am not a big fan of the brand, this one is surprisingly fine. But the Harbeth M30.2 Anniversary deserve better (therefore the NuPrime).
    • NuPrime AMG-PRA
    Class A compact fully-balanced preamplifier.
    Very transparent. Input impedance is 1 Mega Ohm.
    Highly acclaimed in The Netherlands (
    • NuPrime AMG-STA
    Class A+D compact fully-balanced 130W amplifier.
    Input impedance is 1 Mega Ohm.
    Highly acclaimed in The Netherlands (
    • Harbeth M30.2 Anniversary
    Amazingly natural sounding (yet revealing) 2 ways monitors.
    • Pre-audio DE1800NG
    Terrific turntable, linear tracking tonearm with airbearing. Magnetic platter. Granite base.
    Polish made, very affordable, absolutely stunning for the price.

Comments 1

Hey, Orfeu!

Harbeths look good!

I just replied to your questions about my Graham Audio speakers.


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