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Dougs system is together!

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Aug 25, 2010 6:53 am

My system is finally all together and working beautifully! Direct TV came on Monday, and found a bad cable was causing my hum problem, and replaced it. I got the crossovers for my speakers back from Ben over on Club Polk, after he did a upgrade, and installed them yesterday morning. Then I replaced the Polk SDA 2A's with the newly redone SDA 2B's in the main position. I was finally able to listen to the system the way it was intended to be, and I am impressed! \:D/ It will take 200-300 hours for the crossovers to completely burn in, but right now the sound is beautiful. The bass is so much better now. With the 2A's I ran +3db on bass, but with the 2B's I can run it flat. No Sub needed in stereo! The 2A speakers were moved to the rear position, and I have a set of Polk Monitor 10A's in the surround position. When listening to SACD's and HT the sound is wonderful. I'm happier than a pig in shit! :lol:
So here is a breakdown on my system.
Sunfire TG IV Pre/Pro
Sunfire Cinema Grand Signature 405X5 Mains, center, and rears
Carver TFM-45 sides
Direct TV HD DVR
Oppo 83SE
Sony 300 Disk player
Carver PST-24 Dual Cassette Player
Polk Audio SDA 2Btl mains
Polk Audio CSi A6 center
Polk Audio Monitor 10A sides
Polk Audio SDA 2A rears.
Polk Audio DSW MicroPro 1000 Sub
My smile is this big!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Sunfire: Theater Grand IV, Cinema Grand Signature.
Carver: TFM-45, PST-24 Cassette, Extra Carver Gear: CT-6, C-11 (S/N 00001).
Polk Audio: Mains SRS 2.1TL, Center CSiA6, Surrounds FXiA6 and FXiA4, Sub DSW MicroPro 1000, Extra Speakers SDA 2A, SDA 2Btl, Monitor 10A.
Turntable: Dual CS 714Q
Bluray/SACD: Oppo BDP 83SE
CD: Sony 330 300 Disk changer

http://www.douglasconnection.com

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by TNRabbit » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:48 am

Congrats, Doug! Looks great~

Love the color or the wood.
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Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by kingman » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:54 am

Looks SUPER Doug!!! Very neat and organized...built for SOUND!!!! =D> =D> =D>
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by BillD » Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:11 pm

Good job on the crossovers.
It should sound like it isn't there!
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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by engtaz » Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:14 pm

nice setup.
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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by peck555 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:56 pm

Very nice, great system. =D>

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by Scarabeo » Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:20 am

Totally "F"n AWESOME!!! Deep ear sex....
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BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by Eddie » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:28 pm

Looking good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Don't waste a good opportunity to shut up!

Good judgment comes from experience, but experience usually comes from bad judgment.

The best thing is to learn from others that have mastered the one thing you need to learn!

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by BrianT » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:41 pm

Doug.

I am envious. It looks GREAT and I hope sounds better.
The only problem I see, is the small TV. I have a 55' in my bedroom. :-"

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by OconeeOrange » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:06 pm

Guys like you make me sick.

Your stuff is OK, but can you take it under the covers at night like my one transistor?

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by falcon377 » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:16 pm

WOW!! Nice system.

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by BrianT » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:20 pm

OconeeOrange wrote:Guys like you make me sick.

Your stuff is OK, but can you take it under the covers at night like my one transistor?
Bill.

You got me on that even if I move the dog, simple answer NO. you win. #-o

See ya soon Brian
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Post by OconeeOrange » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:30 pm

-funny -
I am paying attention to all guys like you, and someday will post here a set up like yours.

Good job. Many assholes just buy a box set and get crap for their money. Elgrau explains it on my blog.

Invite me over.

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by BrianT » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:47 pm

OconeeOrange wrote:-funny -

Invite me over.

OO
Any time Bill, but Ottawa Canada is a long way from SC.

But let me think about it, I'm driving down to CF10 in NC.

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Re: Dougs system is together!

Post by dyeraudio » Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:39 pm

Beautiful Doug ! Very nice gear and a very nice setup! Bet it sounds amazing!!!!! =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
CARVER CT-29V, CARVER TFM-45 (Rita-furbished) ,CARVER SD/A 490t, LINN Keilidh speakers, PS Audio I/C's, PS Audio Statement & Plus Speaker Cables, APC Line-R 600 conditioner, Vibra-Cones

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