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Audio System

Update: Feb 2021

 

Network (made mostly redundant with Euphony buffering - see reviews): 

Orbi 40 Main WiFi router (power: Gophert 1610ii Lab Supply --> Stammhein HPULN 3A LT3045)

Orbi 40 Satellite WiFi router in HiFi room (power: sPS-500/Stammhein HPULN 5A LT3045, 16 strand PoE DC) --> ethernet cabling dCBL-CAT7, iSO-CAT6, dCBL-CAT7 -->

 

Main System:

--> Pink Faun 2.16x Ultra custom server * (w/ PF tinned copper Ultra Powercord/Furutech FL-50 NCF) --> Pink Faun Ultra USB (tinned copper) --> Vinnie Rossi DAC 2.0 (running off 6,300,000,000 uF ultra capacitor power from LIO) --> Vinnie Rossi LIO DHT (Takatsuki 300B tubes) preamp (running off 6,300,000,000 uF ultra capacitors power) > Duelund tinned copper XLR/Furutech copper heads --> YBA Passion 1000 monoblock power amps -(w/ pair of Duelund 12GA tinned copper power cables w/Furutech FL-11 copper heads through Shunyata Hydra 8 w/6 strand Duelund 12GA power cable and Furutech FL-31 head) -->  Duelund DCA tinned copper speaker cables with oiled cotton dielectric --> Wilson Watt Puppy 6 w/Puppy 7 woofers on Townshend Podiums (size 3, load cell D) isolation platform

 

* Spec: 20 linear supplies over 3 transformers with 3 rhodium PF fuses and Furutech FI-06 NFC, 800,000 uF capacitor buffer, 3 Pink Faun OCXO Ultra clocks on processor, motherboard, USB PF card, internal cabling all zero inductance PCX-1 tinned copper wiring in a Star Earthing configuration, EuphonyOS, Stylus player, Embedded HQPlayer as option. Apacer 8Gx2, industrial DDR4, 2400Mhz ECC, unbuffered, unregistered UDIMM RAM running at double data rate, overclocked at 2800MHz @ 1.14 volts. CPU 3400GHz @ 0.9 volts undervoltage

 

Second system: Only for Roon music information and track listing, not for playback. Used in parallel with Euphony whose music management sucks:

- SonicTransporter i5 w/Roon

 

Some Review bookmarks:

 

Review 1: The Pink Faun 2.16 Streamer

https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/topic/30376-a-novel-way-to-massively-improve-the-sq-of-computer-audio-streaming/page/367/?tab=comments#comment-862221

 

Review 2: Pink Faun 2.16x setup, listening tests and a comparison with Antipodes Cx+Ex

https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/topic/43629-pink-faun-216/page/5/?tab=comments#comment-886404

 

Review 3: My 4 Pink Faun Ultra clocks have arrived! 😄👍

https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/topic/43629-pink-faun-216/page/10/?tab=comments#comment-956694

 

Review 4: Year 2020 discoveries and Buffer finding in Euphony

https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/topic/30376-a-novel-way-to-massively-improve-the-sq-of-computer-audio-streaming/page/680/?tab=comments#comment-1064481

 

Review 5: RAM timing and voltage adjustments for better sound

https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/topic/43629-pink-faun-216/?do=findComment&comment=1073511

 

 

 

Stuff on the way:

- Custom Paul Hynes SR7, 2DR rails 

- Furutech Clear Line power cleaner

- Furutech FT-212G, FT-211G heads

 

Gathering dust:

- Habst Ref III USB

- SOtM tx-USBultra

- Cypershaft OP-14

- SOtM DSG105 switch w/clock mod

- SonicTransporter i5 (Bridged Roon Server (bridge WiFi router and SOtM switch) 1T Samsung evo 860 SSD USB with a few JitterBugs

- SOtM sMS-200 neo w/clock mod (power: sPS-500+LT3045/1A, 8V)

- USPCB USB, ISO Regen (power: LPS-1, 7V/100W R-core LPS)

- PoE DC wires in many configurations

- iSO-CAT6 black ethernet

- Stammhein 1.5A/1.5A double regulated LT3045 with Gophert 1610ii Lab supply

 

 

Not Main:

3 more systems including Meridien, Linn LP12, Totem Model 1 signature, Audio Research CD7 (mod DAC), BAT VK-5i, Astell & Kern, Tralucent etc

 

Cables:

Too many to list including Shunyata, MIT, Cardas, Harmonic Tech, Phasure, Curious Cables, Wagnus, Whiplash etc

 

Power:  

Too many to list including Shunyata Hydra 8, Topaz Isolation Transformers etc

 

Vibration: 

Too many to list including all of Symposium stuff, Isis rack, Rollerballs, Ultra Platforms, Sand bases etc

 

Room treatment:  

Purpose built room to Louden Ratio dimensions (1: 1.4: 1.9) with customised corners, bass traps, sound dispersion stuff etc.

 

Ears:  👂 

Regular cleaning, Pure Tone Audiogram and Tympanogram tests

 

Brain:  🧠 

Whisky or Wine depending on mood or weather .. and if you've read this far, you're worse than me ..

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