What stereo(s) do you listen to? What do you want?

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  1. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Suitsupply-sider

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    I am curious what audio gear members here have. No judgments here - anything from iPods to large home theater systems welcome.

    What do you have now?

    What do you dream about owning?
     


  2. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    Don't have anything now - just threw out Kenwood gear last week.. it was crap, one of the speakers was blown, and I was ready for it to be gone.

    Not so much as a dream as it is a plan -

    Dynaudio Focus 200C, 220, 140
    Earthquake Cinenova Grande 5 (maybe 7-ch)
    Denon 4308Ci
    Truly integrating my HTPC into a home theatre
    SVS Ultra sub

    Coupled with my Sony 60" A3000.
     


  3. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    I want some killer styrofoam Dixie cups.
     


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    gvibes Senior member

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    An old Sony DB-series receiver, which I'm using as a pre-amp.
    Old adcom 5 channel amp.
    NHT speakers all around (VT2 fronts, a VT-series center, and some SB-something rears).

    I don't really listen to music on that system. I mostly listen to music on headphones, either Grado SR60s, or (usually) some Shure canalphones (the ~150-200$ ones, either E2c or E3c).
     


  5. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Suitsupply-sider

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    I have a 30gb video iPod for travel (I use Grados as well) and a home system of Maggie speakers and Audio Research electronics with SACD and vinyl as sources.
     


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    redtree00 Senior member

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    I downgraded several years ago to a modest setup that I am content with until the kids are old enough that I don't have to worry about them destroying it.

    Music Hall CD25 CD Player
    Music Hall MMF5 Turntable
    NAD C320BEE Amplifier
    PSB 5T Tower Speakers
     


  7. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Suitsupply-sider

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    I downgraded several years ago to a modest setup that I am content with until the kids are old enough that I don't have to worry about them destroying it.

    Music Hall CD25 CD Player
    Music Hall MMF5 Turntable
    NAD C320BEE Amplifier
    PSB 5T Tower Speakers


    Good gear. [​IMG]
     


  8. tlmusic

    tlmusic Senior member

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    Linn LP 12 Turntable w/ Ittock toneArm
    1959 HH Scott Integrated Receiver
    Linn Tukan Speakers

    Analog and tubes rule!

    I avoid digital music whenever possible, just like some members here might avoid synthetic fabrics and black suits.
     


  9. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Small and sweet:

    Rotel 971 CD Player
    Audio Analogue Puccini Amp
    Role Audio Kayak Speakers
    iPod

    I'd love to try some smaller Magnepan speakers someday.
     


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    sonick Senior member

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    Bedroom: - Early 90's Pioneer Elite Reciever - Athena AS-B2 - Panasonic F87 5-disc DVD/CD/DVD-A changer - 60GB 5G iPod Audio Room: - Vintage Luxman seperates system (Pics: Pre-amp, Amp) - Vintage Denon CD player - Vintage JBL Studio Monitors Headphones: - Portable Amp V2 - iPod + TurboDock - AKG K81DJ / Grado SR80 / Koss KSC35
     


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    Sonick,

    Have you seen the new Luxman gear? It's beautiful and sounds great.
     


  12. dkzzzz

    dkzzzz Senior member

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    Yamaha amp from 90s
    Sonus Faber Concertino Speakers
    Denon semi auto turn table.
    Queen "News of the World" currently playing, next up Sharl Aznavour.
     


  13. Nataku

    Nataku Senior member

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    I already have my mint low serial # Rogers LS3/5a's, thanks to the Goodwill.

    My Want List:

    JA Mitchell Odyssey turntable
    McIntosh MA6900 Integrated Amp

    And if I ever did want some larger speakers, I'd opt for the Krell Lat. 1s
     


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    Douglas Stupid ass member

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    Most of this system was built a looong time ago - I'm sort of out of the game these days because my audio habit has taken a backseat to my clothing and entertaining-the-girlfriend-at-expensive-restaurants habits. But anyways, here goes:

    B&W Nautilus 805 speakers
    Plinius 2100i integrated amp
    Meridian G07 CD player
    Transparent Audio Wave 100 interconnects and bi-wire speaker cable

    I occasionally think about getting a Shunyata Hydra or an entry-level vinyl setup as my next steps, but I really need to get into a better house with a dedicated listening room before I do any of that.
     


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    Queen "News of the World" currently playing, next up Sharl Aznavour.

    We don't agree very often, but that's my favorite Queen album.


    I just bought a used Rega P2 turntable (thanks to all who gave advice on that, btw), so I'll soon be playing my old records for the first time in years.
     


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