The Rud Listening Room

Nice slippers.I see you've gone with the diagonal setup there. Looks good and I know from experience that it adds to the holographic sound. My system is in a square room and aft...

posted over 6 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

I sold my PA2200 a few months ago. After recapping it what was I thinking? Why not just put it in the closet for future use?Glad you're enjoying your amp again.FWIW, I have used several...

posted about 7 years ago

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And now for something completely different---

That is a fantastic looking room. I'm trying to get my wife to move into a suitable retirement home, but she balks at leaving the home we raised our children in.Curious if you are consideri...

posted about 7 years ago

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my home system

Very nice system. I like the way you have kept the Tekton 6.5 speakers after several upgrade attempts. My system is ever evolving but the constants are my Meadowlark Audio Kestrels and ...

posted about 7 years ago

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Matchy Matchy

Very nice and simple. It has to sound as clean as it looks.Question though, where's the music stored?

posted about 7 years ago

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New system

I consider my self blessed to have given up the gear chasing and now spend money on great music I love.I hear ya brother. I'm in a very similar place and...

posted over 7 years ago

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Little Slice of Heaven

Nice update Rebbi. I have a Bottlehead Crack with speedball upgrade sitting on the dining room table now waiting for me to put it together.That AN kit is in another league. Kudos!!

posted over 7 years ago

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milpai's system

For years I had a dedicated listening room which was working very well for me. It was well treated with bass traps in two corners and reflection points all covered. A couple years ago one of my dau...

posted over 7 years ago

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milpai's system

That room looks like a dream. Could use a little furnishing though. As you have plenty of room and are experimenting with speaker placement I'd like to make a suggestion. Set your speakers up i...

posted over 7 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

Shahinian Arcs? Wow. I saw a pair of those for sale a while back and while i was researching them they were snatched up. Hmmm.How do they sound? Do they provide all the spaciousness I've re...

posted over 7 years ago

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Little Slice of Heaven

Rebbi,Just read your entire system thread, yes entire. You've been on a wonderful journey it seems and have landed in a good place. I bookmarked your blog for future reading as I have built...

posted almost 8 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

My system current? Nope, not even close. The Mac Mini is the only real piece of equipment in my system. Maybe I'll update it this weekend...

posted about 8 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

Hey Andy, I have one of those PA2200s sitting in my bedroom. I got mine a few years ago for cheap on ebay. I recapped it, installed some Cardas binding posts, ran new internal wiring to the binding...

posted about 8 years ago

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My Room In The House

Ok, so it's definitely time for a new room pic. I'd like to see how it looks now that you've simplified things.

posted almost 9 years ago

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My cheap HiFi system

Cheap? That's a relative statement. You decided to spend on music instead of equipment. That's what it's supposed to be about, great job.

posted about 9 years ago

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Bed-Stuy Budget

I remember listening to those Snells in a high end shop in Champaign, IL in the mid 90s. Thought they were wonderful. Not surprised they're still making music today. You're system looks excelle...

posted over 9 years ago

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new system. Airtight and Sonus Faber

Absolutely no reason to insult you're very fine, and well thought out system so I can only assume Altmann214 was referring to the picture of your feet. It made me smile a bit. Either that or he is ...

posted over 9 years ago

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Music Sweet Music!!!!

I just read the last three pages of your system thread. What a ride you've had with life as well as audio. Surprised I never read your page before but your comments on John Gorka lead me here. ...

posted over 9 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

Those stands look fantastic. Although it took a little floor space, getting the Snells out away from the boundaries must have improved the sound immensely.

posted about 10 years ago

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Forever Done, Never Done

I'm guessing Jeff Rowland. And yes I frequently read your system posts.Also, didn't I notice your Tylers for sale. What are you replacing them with?

posted over 10 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

Plenty of closet space now that the kids are all out on their own.I'm a little surprised by my reaction to the Snells. They reveal exceptional detail but have yet to come across as irritating. ...

posted about 11 years ago

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Simple, clean, and kid-friendly

I've been following your system changes for a while now. Knowing your sonic preferences, it's no surprise you opted out of the Benchmark dac.I picked up a pair of Snell J7s about a month ago wi...

posted about 11 years ago

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Forever Done, Never Done

I like your comment above about the personal diary. Also with you on the experience of buying equipment without hearing it before hand. My system though has settled in and I am not changing things ...

posted about 11 years ago

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My wife picked the purple wall color.

Very nice system there. When I look at systems like yours and read your sensible comments I wonder why so many audiophiles feel the need to put together such elaborate systems. Experience has shown...

posted about 11 years ago

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Audio Altar

Wow! That's a dramatic change in speaker set up. Let us know how it works out.

posted over 11 years ago

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