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1044InProgress

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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:53 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

No doubt about it, the mini-disk was cool!
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:09 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

Toy Maker wrote:I'm already there..... No where to go buy down now.

Lightstar amps, and pre. Transporter, music server. Custom built speakers made for me to beat the shit out of, and a JL Earthquake Maker.
Don't know what else I could possibly want....


ditto. =D>
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:00 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

I would keep my current system, though I would love to try some Wilsons speakers, MBL's speakers and some Nordost cables on my system. I have a couple of new upgrades for my system I will post them as I hook them up. 8)
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:29 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

Snoop65 wrote:I would keep my current system, though I would love to try some Nordost cables on my system.


I did butcher his post to make a point - forgive me.

Like him and many, I am happy with my junk as it plays the tunes really well.

Still, we want to tinker and make it better. That is what guys do. :rolleyes:

At that point, (hopefully not before that point) we turn to things like cables and different tubes to refine things.
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:46 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

OconeeOrange wrote:
Snoop65 wrote:I would keep my current system, though I would love to try some Nordost cables on my system.


I did butcher his post to make a point - forgive me.

Like him and many, I am happy with my junk as it plays the tunes really well.

Still, we want to tinker and make it better. That is what guys do. :rolleyes:

At that point, (hopefully not before that point) we turn to things like cables and different tubes to refine things.


And then.....you get the "upgrade bug" and start all over! :lol:
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:47 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

Toy Maker wrote:I'm already there..... No where to go buy down now.

I guess I would buy a house next to James place from all I would save from my "DREAM SYSTEM" and then show up on his Door step with some brews every now and then. :-" :-" :-"
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:47 pm

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You're ok with me OO. Butcher on. :lol:
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:16 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

Scarabeo wrote:
Toy Maker wrote:I'm already there..... No where to go buy down now.

I guess I would buy a house next to James place from all I would save from my "DREAM SYSTEM" and then show up on his Door step with some brews every now and then. :-" :-" :-"


NA's I hope ? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:34 pm

Re: What would your dream system be?

Scarabeo wrote:
Toy Maker wrote:I'm already there..... No where to go buy down now.

I guess I would buy a house next to James place from all I would save from my "DREAM SYSTEM" and then show up on his Door step with some brews every now and then. :-" :-" :-"


Good deal, since Toy don't drink, I am sure he would be glad to see you [-X [-X
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Post Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:41 pm

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OconeeOrange wrote:
Scarabeo wrote:
Toy Maker wrote:I'm already there..... No where to go buy down now.

I guess I would buy a house next to James place from all I would save from my "DREAM SYSTEM" and then show up on his Door step with some brews every now and then. :-" :-" :-"


Good deal, since Toy don't drink, I am sure he would be glad to see you [-X [-X

:o I don't Drink either - I'm talkin bout some Home Brewed Iced Tea!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:16 am

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I have seen before. If I were to hit an extra 2K, I just get a tube preamplifier. Stupid rework truck, put it inside the tube ... I'm not a huge fan in charge of...
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Post Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:14 pm

My dream system ?

A wife that you can't hear and a rockin' rig. Man, talk about synergy.
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Post Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:08 am

Re: What would your dream system be?

1044InProgress wrote:Alright guys and girls.. this shoud be fun.

If cost was no issue and you could have a custom room tailored to your specifications, what would you have as your audio system? Any brand... it doesn't have to be Carver gear.

It can be a anykind of setup.. 2ch, Theater, etc..


This isn’t as easy a question to answer as you would think as there so much available But If money was no object I would build a Theater system that would include the following:

Audio
- Preamp - Onkyo PR-SC5508 AV
- Amplifier – Sunfire Theater Grand - TGA-7401

Speakers
- Martin Logan “CLX art” Speaker (Fronts) x2
- Martin Logan “Stage” Speaker (Front Center) x1
- Martin Logan “Descent I” subwoofers (Front and Back Center) x2
- Martin Logan “Voyage” Speaker (Surround Left, Right - Side and Back) x4

Video
- IGI 4K Powerwall 10x18 feet (Inherently 3D capable)

Sources
- Pioneer HLD-X9 Laserdisc Player
- Kaleidescape media sever with required raids and digital vaults
- Technics SL-1210MK5 Turntable
- SACD Player

I’ve never heard the Preamp and AMP so these could change depending on how they sound but I think this is the core of how my dream system would look if money were no object.
Main System Setup:
Pre: Carver C2 | Amp: Carver M-500t|Equilizer: Sansui SE99|Speakers: Polk SDA2’s
Source: Tuner: Carver TX-2| Phono: Technics SL-1210 MkII with a Ortofon VMS 20E Mk II| DirecTV DVR | Pioneer HLD-X9 Laserdisc player | Samsung DVD/VHS player

Second System Setup:
Receiver: Yamaha RXV867| Fronts: Klipsch F-30's |Sub: Klipsch SW-112
Source: Radio |Internet/Network | Sony CDP-70 CD player
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Post Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:27 am

Re: What would your dream system be?

Kind of a modest turntable. I'd probably go for something like the Clearaudio Maximum Solution turntable and Master TQ-I linear tracking tonearm (shown retracted into the vertical position for LP access).

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Post Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:32 am

Re: What would your dream system be?

Damn BillD! Nice selection.....you would need a vault to keep that puppy in- looks like over a qtr million $'s for that piece!
But what about stylus / cart.? :D Does it come with?
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