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Old 03-30-2021, 08:04 AM
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Hello all,

Just a quick introduction - recently joined/subscribed after finally making the jump as a lifelong user of SONY ES to McIntosh.

Just wrapping up my McIntosh-centric home theater (DIY) and will next move on to a McIntosh-based 2 channel listening area once I come up for air (and give my bank account a rest).

I was fortunate enough to find a MX122 and MC207 both NOS and picked up a like new MCD600, MPC1500, RS200 from Audio Classics (great guys!).

I know just enough about A/V stuff to get me in trouble, so I look forward to learning a lot here on AA.

Best,
Craig
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Home Theater: McIntosh MX122, McIntosh MC207, McIntosh MPC1500, Oppo UDP-203, Sony VPL-VW715ES Projector, SVS Ultra Towers, SVS Ultra Center & Surround, and Duel SVS SB3000 subs, Audioquest RedRiver XLR, Audioquest Carbon HDMI, Audioquest NRG and Storm power cables, and Audioquest Ri1404 speaker cable with WBT-0645 banana plugs.
Home Office: McIntosh RS200
Two Channel Listing Area: McIntosh MA9000, MEN220, MT-5, MCD6000, MPC1500, and XR100s.
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Old 03-30-2021, 09:14 AM
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Welcome to the forum Craig, lots of good people here! Audio Classics is a great business....bought my former C2300 from them, they'll always take care of you.

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Old 03-30-2021, 09:24 AM
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Welcome Craig! Good to have more of us here. . Good find with Audio Classics. As Buck said, they will take care of you. Great company.

As you build out or grow your system, also look to Masterlou, (Ivan) for equipment. He carries a long list of products and provides excellent service and advice.

Craig
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Main room - Sonus Faber Stradivari, 2 X JL Audio F113v2 & CR-1 Crossover, Bricasti M21 PreAmp & DAC, Bricasti M28 Mono Amplifiers, SilenZio v.2 Audio by -E- Media Server w/JCat NET Card XE & HD Plex 300 LPSU (running ROON), GigaFoil v4, Keces P3 with Ghent PC, 9 M Supra Cat 8+ and 0.65 M Revelation Audio ethernet cables, Shunyata Denali 6000/S v2.

Stillpoint Apertures, Minis and Ultra SS footers, GIK Bass Traps, Vicoustics Waveguide panels, WW Platinum Eclipse 8 SCs, Silver Electra 7 PCs, Silver Eclipse 7 ICs, Shunyata Sigma HC v2 PC, 2 X Alpha v2 NRs, Venom Defender, 3 X 20 Ampere Power lines, PS Audio Powerports and numerous Noise Harvesters. Furutech Flex 50, Cable risers, HRS dampeners
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Old 03-30-2021, 02:10 PM
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Welcome, Craig.
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Bedroom:Win 10 laptop/JRiver Media Center 27, TEAC UD-501, Walker-mod Luminous Audio Technology Axiom II passive attenuator, conrad-johnson MF2500, Paradigm Studio 20 v.5, Shunyata Hydra Delta D6, Wireworld Eclipse 8 IC and SC, Shunyata Delta XC v2 & Delta NR v2 power cords, Shunyata Alpha USB, Venom Defender v2, Butcher Block Acoustics platforms, Stillpoints Ultra SS and Ultra Mini footers, Stillpoints Aperture II and GIK Alpha 4A and 244 acoustic panels.

Home Office: Win 10 HP PC/JRiver Media Center 27, TEAC UD-501 DAC, Luminous Audio Technology Axiom Mk II, conrad-johnson Sonographe SA250, Paradigm SE-1, Wireworld Silver Starlight 7 USB, WW Eclipse 7 & Equinox 6 ICs, Blue Jeans/Belden 5T00UP speaker cable, Shunyata Hydra, Venom NR v10 PCs, Sony BDP-S590 (SACD ripper)

Living Room: Win 10 laptop/JRiver Media Center 27, TEAC UD-501 DAC, SOTA Sapphire III, Origin Live Encounter Mk3c/Ortofon 2M Black, Graham Slee Era Gold V, McIntosh MR77, Oppo BDP-83, conrad johnson Premier 17LS & MF2500, Paradigm SE-3. Wireworld Starlight 7 USB, WW Eclipse 7 and Equinox 6 ICs, Blue Jeans/Belden 5T00UP SC. Shunyata Hydra 8 v2, Delta NR v1 and V2, and Venom 14D power cords, Stillpoints Ultra SS footers, GIK 244 and Monster traps.
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Old 03-30-2021, 02:30 PM
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Craig... Welcome to AA, and thanks for your support!
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MX136, MC1.2KW(10) MC2KW(2), MCD1100, MS750(2) MVP881, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT-2 SUBS(2) HT3F(2) WS350(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) XCS350(2) JL GOTHAM v2 SUBS(2) SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U 4K PROJECTOR, STEWART 120" MOTORIZED SCREEN, CINEMA-TECH SEATING, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Reference System: ACCUPHASE A250 AMPS, C3850 PRE-AMP, DP950 CD/SACD TRANSPORT, DC950 DIGITAL PROCESSOR, DG-58 DIGITAL EQUALIZER, T1200 FM STEREO TUNER, PS1230 POWER SUPPLY, HRS-SXR CUSTOM RACK w/ M3X SHELVES, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WW PLATINUM CABLES
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MX150, MC501(2) MC1.2KW(10) MC2301(2) MR88, MVP881, MCD1100, MDA1000, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, ESOTERIC K-01X 30th ANNIVERSARY (BLACK) SACD/CD PLAYER, G02-X CLOCK, HT3F(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) JL GOTHAM SUBS(2) JL FATHOM F113v2 SUBS(4) SOUND ANCHOR STANDS(2) KALEIDESCAPE STRATO & TERRA SERVERS 80-TB, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U 4K PROJECTOR, STEWART 120" SCREEN, SONUS FABER STRADIVARI, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, FORTRESS SEATING, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Analog Rig: CLEARAUDIO INNOVATION WOOD, UNIVERSAL ARM w/ Da VINCI' CART, 2nd UNIVERSAL ARM w/ GOLDFINGER STATEMENT CART, HRS-MXR REFERENCE RACK-GLOSS BLACK w/ M3X SHELVES, AESTHETIX RHEA SIG PHONO-PRE, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Reference System: BURMESTER 911MK3 AMP(3), 088 PRE-AMP, 089 CD PLAYER, 100 PHONO PRE-AMP, 948 POWER CONDITIONER, ACCUPHASE DG-68 VOICING EQUALIZER, AVID ACUTUS REFERENCE SP TT, GRAHAM PHANTOM II SUPREME ARM, BENZ MICRO LP-S CART, GRANDIOSO P1/D1 STACK, G1 RUBIDIUM MASTER CLOCK, N05 NETWORK PLAYER, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, HRS-SXR CUSTOM RACK w/ M3X SHELVES, SONUS FABER AIDA SPEAKERS, JL FATHOM F113v2 SUBS(2) SOUND ANCHOR STANDS(2) WW PLATINUM CABLES

Library System: GRANDIOSO M1 MONOBLOCK AMPS, C1 LINESTAGE PRE-AMP, K1X CD/SACD PLAYER, G1 MASTER RUBIDIUM CLOCK, E02 PHONO-PRE, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, AERIAL ACOUSTICS 20T V2, AERIAL SW12 SUBS(2), CANTON REF K1’s, VPI HRX TT w/ SDS POWER SUPPLY, ORTOFON CADENZA BLACK CART, KLAUDIO RCM, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2, SHUNYATA OMEGA QR’s, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Esoteric/Bryston System: ESOTERIC C02-X PRE-AMP, P-02X TRANSPORT, D02-X DAC, G02-X CLOCK, BRYSTON 28B3 CUBED MONOBLOCK AMPS, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2(2) AMR-DP777-SE DAC, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, QUADRASPIRE RACK, WW PLATINUM CABLES
Accuphase/Canton System: ACCUPHASE E800 INTEGRATED, DP570 CD/SACD PLAYER, T1200 FM STEREO TUNER, DG-68 VOICING EQUALIZER, PS530 POWER SUPPLY, CANTON REF K3’s, CANTON REF K5’s, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, HRS MXR REFERENCE MAHOGHANY RACK w/ M3X2 SHELVES, WW GOLD CABLES
Bryston Active System: BP26 PRE-AMP, MPS2 POWER SUPPLY, BAX-1 CROSSOVER, BDA-3 DAC, BDP-3 PLAYER, BCD-3 CD PLAYER, BIT15(2), MODEL T ACTIVE SPEAKERS, 21B3 CUBED AMPS, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, TARGET RACK, WW SILVER CABLES
Vintage System
: LUXMAN CL-38u SE PRE-AMP, JBL L300 SPEAKERS, BRYSTON BDA-3 DAC, BCD-3 CD PLAYER, BIT15, 3B3 CUBED AMP, SILENZIO MUSIC SERVER, WW SILVER CABLES

Shunyata Power/Digital cables, HRS Damping Plates, Stillpoints throughout all systems
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Old 04-15-2021, 08:44 AM
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Thanks guys!
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Home Theater: McIntosh MX122, McIntosh MC207, McIntosh MPC1500, Oppo UDP-203, Sony VPL-VW715ES Projector, SVS Ultra Towers, SVS Ultra Center & Surround, and Duel SVS SB3000 subs, Audioquest RedRiver XLR, Audioquest Carbon HDMI, Audioquest NRG and Storm power cables, and Audioquest Ri1404 speaker cable with WBT-0645 banana plugs.
Home Office: McIntosh RS200
Two Channel Listing Area: McIntosh MA9000, MEN220, MT-5, MCD6000, MPC1500, and XR100s.
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Old 04-15-2021, 09:59 AM
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Greetings Craig from another Connecticut native. Sounds like you've got a great system going congrats to you.
I'm also looking forward to taking my first ride up to AC within the next month. It's about 4 1/2 hrs. away from my little spot in the state.
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