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01/27/20 at 14:52:18
 
Listening room speaker set up & room treatments, from just behind my chair.
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Reply #1 - 01/27/20 at 14:54:57
 
Equipment Rack
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Reply #2 - 01/27/20 at 14:56:13
 
Turntable set up.
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Reply #3 - 01/27/20 at 15:07:13
 
Latest system addition, a cherry Decware Zen Audio Performance Platform with cones & pads under my ZMA.

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Reply #4 - 01/27/20 at 15:44:21
 
Nice room, HK!  I've been in touch with Greg at Pi Audio about the room treatment panels. I plan to give em a try very soon.
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Reply #5 - 01/27/20 at 16:09:07
 
Thanks Geno. I think you'll be very happy with the diffusers. FWIW, I attached my diffusers to the walls with 2" long T-pins which are used for sewing. The panels are very lightweight and Greg can paint them with any Behr paint color you desire.

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Reply #6 - 01/28/20 at 02:46:31
 
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Latest system addition, a cherry Decware Zen Audio Performance Platform with cones & pads under my ZMA.


What are your thoughts on the platform?
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Reply #7 - 01/28/20 at 09:09:18
 
I really like the platform. Sonically, I noticed a slight decrease in noise as compared to my 3" maple platform w/ Herbie Audio footers.

In terms of SQ noise improvement to my system, I would rank them from greatest to least as follows: ZMA 25th Anniversary mods>Pi Audio uberBUSS power conditioner>diffuser panels>Zen platform.

To me the platform is icing on an already great tasting cake😊.

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Reply #8 - 03/01/20 at 05:49:14
 
Roger,

What a great setup!! The OBs must sound amazing with your ZMA/ CSP3 25th/ and ZBIT combo. The room treatment must really make that room sing! The next time I am in your area, I would definitely love to come by for a listening session.

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Reply #9 - 03/03/20 at 00:39:08
 
Thanks Dom. You're welcome at the refuge anytime. Looking forward to getting my new Modwright PH 9.0 phono preamp next week. Let the vinyl spinning begin in earnest.

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Reply #10 - 04/21/20 at 15:23:16
 
HK, I ordered the diffusers a few days ago. I notice that there are 2 male and 2 female panels. How are these supposed to be placed?
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Reply #11 - 04/21/20 at 15:36:16
 
Geno,

I just placed male to female on the rear wall X2. Enjoy.

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Reply #12 - 04/21/20 at 18:03:00
 
A little common sense could really help me a lot Shocked
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Reply #13 - 05/29/20 at 20:02:20
 
HK, after a big time delay because of Covid, Im finally due to get my diffusers Monday. Ive been meaning to ask how you attached yours to the wall? I thought about just letting them sit on the floor, but I like the way yours look.

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Reply #14 - 05/29/20 at 20:47:42
 
2" T-Pins. Used for sewing. Get stainless steel one's, work great on sheetrock.

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Reply #15 - 05/29/20 at 21:53:46
 
Very good! Thank you.

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Reply #16 - 05/30/20 at 11:18:42
 
Put the Omega XRS SAHO speakers back in the system this morning, supplanting the Caintuck Lil F15's for a spell. Damn these are magical speakers. Plan to spend a couple of weeks listening to these.

Then, hopefully my Modwright modded Cambridge CXN V2 will be arriving from Dan Wright. Preparing for some major goosebumps 😁.

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Reply #17 - 06/08/20 at 12:55:31
 
HK,

Thanks for the heads up on the Pii Audio diffusers. The sound has really tightened up and gone to another level. Plus, I love the way they look.

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Reply #18 - 06/08/20 at 13:02:32
 
Glad you like them Geno. Dave's Pi Audio power conditioners are amazing as well. I have an UberBUSS for my source equipment and preamp and just ordered a MiniBUSS for my HT system. One of the biggest + changes to my listening system.

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Reply #19 - 06/19/20 at 19:22:08
 
Well, I got my matching TT stand assembled and transferred some of the analog equipment to the new stand. Took some time to level the stand, but the results were worth it. A much less cluttered look which I really like😎.

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Reply #20 - 06/20/20 at 00:53:28
 
That is impressive HK. Very nice setup! But where will the modified CXN go???

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Reply #21 - 06/20/20 at 02:15:03
 
CXN will go where the VDAC2 (modded TEAC NT503) now sits (3rd shelf up) and the small form computer atop the CD player will be gone. One piece per shelf as God intended Smiley.

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Reply #22 - 06/20/20 at 02:39:06
 
😂😂😂
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Reply #23 - 02/11/21 at 13:51:10
 
Listening room.
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Reply #24 - 02/11/21 at 13:52:15
 
Source rack.
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Reply #25 - 02/11/21 at 13:54:02
 
Analog equipment.
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Reply #26 - 02/11/21 at 13:55:14
 
Turntable top view.
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Reply #27 - 02/11/21 at 15:13:41
 
Roger...what an awesome setup and a terrific space!!  
Very clean.  It made me think about my upcoming renovation and the layout.  I may need to add an extra outlet on the other side of my column.  

I was looking at your Pi audio diffusers and it gave me an idea.  While the bride  would never go for that look in my living room I think I could install them on both sides of my fireplace and then hide them by custom building canvass panel and placing them over the diffuser.  Not ideal...but Im sure it will be better than nothing.  

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Reply #28 - 02/11/21 at 15:21:50
 
Dom,

Check out GIK's room correction options. You can get them in a multitude of fabric options, including I believe ones that look like framed pictures. Should pass the WAF test with ease.

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Reply #29 - 02/11/21 at 16:48:19
 
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Reply #30 - 02/11/21 at 21:00:48
 
Roger,

Thanks!!  Ill definitely check them out.  I know Im going to have to treat that room a lot.  Between the vaulted ceilings and windows, Im in for a challenge.  

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Reply #31 - 02/11/21 at 21:52:52
 
Very Nice, HK!  Awesome room.  How are you liking the ModWright Phono Pre with the extra mods?
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Reply #32 - 02/11/21 at 22:09:20
 
Geno,

Thanks buddy. The ModWright PH 9.0X (modified 9.0) is still burning in. I've been busy burning in and reviewing some new cables from Hapa Audio which I have between my CXN and CSP3 preamp, so I haven't had much time spinning vinyl.

I expect to have the PH 9.0X fully settled in, in a couple more weeks. It's just starting to open up. Dan suggested giving it at least 100 hours. Anyway, more later.

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Reply #33 - 02/12/21 at 00:39:17
 
I understand about not playing vinyl. Its hard to stop listening to the fantastic modded CXN. It is downright addictive😉.  Hope the new cable you referred to works well for you. You connected via RCA or XLR?  With the Zen, Im using a Zbit to take advantage of the XLRs.  I guess with the ZMA, you can do either one?

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Reply #34 - 02/12/21 at 08:43:13
 
Geno,

Single ended RCA runs throughout my system. Also I did head to head comparison of TIDAL & Qobuz using Roon on the CXN over the past two weeks. Settled on Qobuz for SQ and transferred all my playlists over using Soundiiz. You can really hear the the difference with resolution 24 bit recordings. TIDAL no more for me.

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Reply #35 - 02/13/21 at 14:58:44
 
The ModWright PH 9.0X with Dan's new modifications has about 50 hours on it. I've been spinning vinyl the last couple days to get the Lundahl transformers burned in. While only 1/2 way there I'm happy to say I'm very pleased with the upgrade.

Lots of detail, tight & deep bass, and an expansive soundstage is starting to emerge. Listening now to Steely Dan Gaucho after a series of jazz albums. Sound is very seductive.

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Reply #36 - 02/13/21 at 16:23:20
 
I guess I spend too much time on Facebook. When I read comments like this, I keep looking for the like button 🥸.  Sounds really cool, Roger! Keep us posted as it breaks in.
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Reply #37 - 03/25/21 at 14:27:12
 
First smoke on my new RecTeq pellet smoker/grill. Yummy pulled pork, 17 hour slow smoke @ 225.

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Reply #38 - 03/25/21 at 14:28:19
 
Final product. HK

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Re: Hockessin Kids Refuge
Reply #39 - 03/25/21 at 18:23:25
 
HK. Youre killin me!  That looks soooooo good!!!
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Re: Hockessin Kids Refuge
Reply #40 - 03/25/21 at 19:37:31
 
Thanks Geno. About 16 lbs. of pulled pork from two big butts. Enough for several months. 17 hours @ 225 in the smoker and another 4 in pulling, packing & clean up, I'm pooped.. Next up a beef brisket and some ribs.

The RecTeq RT-700 wood pellet smoker/grill is the bomb. Controlled everything from my WiFi phone app. I do wish the smoker was self cleaning though😉.

HK
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Reply #41 - 03/25/21 at 19:58:33
 
Some smoked meatballs for an encore.

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Re: Hockessin Kids Refuge
Reply #42 - 03/25/21 at 21:13:53
 
You have to smoke some peeled boiled eggs. You will thank me.
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Reply #43 - 06/14/21 at 19:15:38
 
System Update: I've been enjoying streaming Qobuz via Roon via WiFi through my Netgear Nighthawk X6S router to my MWI modified Cambridge Audio CXN V2. Thought I'd connect the router directly to my Pi Audio Group UberBUSS to see if there was any change in SQ.

Wow in a bad way! The router and cheap 12V power supply introduced a lot of static like noise into my system, just awful. Even on a different AC circuit I figured the routervia WiFi was introducing some noise/haze into my listening experience.

So I just inserted a 12V iFi Power X AC/DC converter to power the Netgear router. My intial reaction was "who turned up the volume?". A blacker background too. I'll give this a week of play time in the system, but for $99.95 seems like a decent investment to solve router induced noise problems.

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Reply #44 - 06/15/21 at 01:31:40
 
I love how we go from Audio Porn to Food Porn oh so quickly...get looking work there Hockessinkid. I bought a Brinkman basic bullet smoker from a divorce garage sale 15 years ago, did some of the mods I found on the web and Oh My does that baby perform. Three racks of baby backs max, capacity is not it's strong point but it does work well. Love the smoked meatball idea. If you haven't checked out Meathead's Amazing Ribs book, give it a look over. Got some great knowledge in there. Keep posting (Audio too) and happy eating....or listening. Chris.
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