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Posted · Original PosterOP

Just wondering what everyone's hifi setups are. Most of my speakers are being used up in my home theater setup (15.2.5 as of right now.. ;)) So its just two monacor sa-50's, a tube preamp which i cannot remember the model name of, two polk audio t50's, and two vintage sony bookshelfs, when i can be bothered to get two monitor audio mr6's i have in the attic the polk's will be replaced and then my HT will be 17.2.5, cause why the hell not.

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My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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My setup for sound is onboard audio(because Soundblaster Z wasnt happy in Linux sadly) going into a Fisher RS-3050 50W output reciver and from that it goes to my HD558s and the speakers my dad and his friend built in the 60s that are suposed to be a beefed up copy of the Bose 901 iirc. Not the greatest setup in the world im sure but i enjoy it a lot


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Mine is very simple but I quite like it. It wasn't without it's problems but once those got diagnosed and fixed, everything is magical.

 

Woo Audio WA8 Eclipse via USB from PC and Focal Utopia headphones. When listening to music, it's from Tidal but otherwise serves as daily driver for everything from youtube to gaming just fine 😉

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 hours ago, Lathlaer said:

Mine is very simple but I quite like it. It wasn't without it's problems but once those got diagnosed and fixed, everything is magical.

 

Woo Audio WA8 Eclipse via USB from PC and Focal Utopia headphones. When listening to music, it's from Tidal but otherwise serves as daily driver for everything from youtube to gaming just fine 😉

 

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Finally some tube amp love.


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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Hifiman Arya
Fostex TH900 Mk2
ZMF Eikon Ash
Sennheiser HE-60
Mod House Audio Argon MK3
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Focal Utopia
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This is just what's connected to my main rig...

 

for music - Oppo HA-1 DAC/amp with Oppo PM-1 cans

 

for gaming - Mayflower Electronics DAC/ADC/amp with AKG K7xx cans and Modmic 5

 

for general use - 7.1 home theater setup. the sub is hidden but basically the HEDT rig has a Sound Blaster Z encoding and upmixing 5.1 via optical to the AVR, a Yamaha RX-A1030, 5 Yamaha NS-777 towers (FL C FR SL SR) 2 NS-333 bookshelf speakers (SBR SBL) and a HSU VTF-15H Mk 2 powered subwoofer.

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55 minutes ago, Kalm_Traveler1 said:

This is just what's connected to my main rig...

 

for music - Oppo HA-1 DAC/amp with Oppo PM-1 cans

 

for gaming - Mayflower Electronics DAC/ADC/amp with AKG K7xx cans and Modmic 5

 

for general use - 7.1 home theater setup. the sub is hidden but basically the HEDT rig has a Sound Blaster Z encoding and upmixing 5.1 via optical to the AVR, a Yamaha RX-A1030, 5 Yamaha NS-777 towers (FL C FR SL SR) 2 NS-333 bookshelf speakers (SBR SBL) and a HSU VTF-15H Mk 2 powered subwoofer.

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Your room is full of stuff and i like it. love the function over form. also good to see more people using home theater setups at their pc. love using mine (15.2.5, might be 17.2.5 soon)


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 hour ago, King Poet said:

 

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Hifiman Arya
Fostex TH900 Mk2
ZMF Eikon Ash
Sennheiser HE-60
Mod House Audio Argon MK3
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Focal Utopia
(And many more)
 

 

 

image.thumb.png.9d103c6d860c4eff0cc9589e71ce932b.png

 

RME ADI-2 DAC

iFi Pro iCan

iFi Pro iESL (Electrostat Energizer)

Was gonna get into headphones like this, but just prefer speakers. although do have a tube pre-amp and a power amp powering sennheiser hd 598c's for late night listening stuff (cant turn the subs on.. or even the towers, two svs sb 2000's lol)


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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18 minutes ago, Derkoli said:

Your room is full of stuff and i like it. love the function over form. also good to see more people using home theater setups at their pc. love using mine (15.2.5, might be 17.2.5 soon)

thanks! Yep, I'm always function over form and making the most utility wherever possible. 

Home theater sound for a PC just made sense to me after going through various "pc speaker" sets as a kid, the last of which was a Logitech 5.1 system that I ended up modding to pull the volume controls out and mount in a custom plastic box under the desk. Finally had enough and just got it all going through the AVR instead.


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9 hours ago, Derkoli said:

Finally some tube amp love.

LTT not really a place for tube amp love. 90% topics end with "you don't need an amp or a dac" so what's there to talk about :D


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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 hours ago, Kalm_Traveler1 said:

thanks! Yep, I'm always function over form and making the most utility wherever possible. 

Home theater sound for a PC just made sense to me after going through various "pc speaker" sets as a kid, the last of which was a Logitech 5.1 system that I ended up modding to pull the volume controls out and mount in a custom plastic box under the desk. Finally had enough and just got it all going through the AVR instead.

True i had the logitech z906 system and then when i got a yamaha home theater in a box i was addicted to proper home theater sound. ended up with just an overkill system..


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Lathlaer said:

LTT not really a place for tube amp love. 90% topics end with "you don't need an amp or a dac" so what's there to talk about :D

Even though the 598's are 23 ohm i still think they sound way better with an amp, dac and preamp.


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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Did someone say tubes?


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11 minutes ago, King Poet said:

Did someone say tubes?

That's some audio porn, esp. the first one 😉


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I always loved the filament glow from the old vacuum tubes (especially the old mercury vapor rectifier tubes) but prefer the purer sound of today's solid state amps. Let's face it, though, vacuum tubes do have cool geek appeal.


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3 hours ago, King Poet said:

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Did someone say tubes?

Ah god that first one. Might get myself two big monoblock amps with SU32 tubes to power a stereo setup.


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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mmmmm Love those tubes


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They're not all strictly hi-fI's, but maybe worth sharing anyway since I find each piece of gear excellent in a specific area for my needs.

 

Speakers/Amps:

Studio monitors (KRK RP5G2, Monoprice 10" studio sub, Behringer 3102 EQ/Crossover getting it within +/- 2db from 32Hz to 24KHz)

Bose 301 Series V with Fisher amp from early 70s (no model number to be seen, but I LOVE it. I'm super biased toward this system because it was my grandfathers.)

Polk R30 with DIY mosfet amp because I got bored one day.

 

Headphones:

AKG K7XX (my everyday listening headphones)

AKG  K44 (cheap, but surprisingly ok. They live on the drum kit now for recording)

Sony MDR V6 (from the early 90s, before they turned to plastic garbage. Mainly used for recording vocals and guitars)

Klipsch R6 with Comply foam (for super loud location sound recording)

 

Misc. Audio Goodies:

Teac TN200 phonograph

LG V20 (My proud daily driver, still among the best phones available for audiophiles)

Behringer UMC 404 HD (an unbelievable deal)

Tascam US-800

Tascam M164FX mixer

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I have a simple setup:

 

JBL LSR305P MkII studio monitor satellites.

JBL LSR310S sub

Dragonfly Red DAC

Monoprice cables

 

I'm currently using Media Monkey and VLC on my notebook for my music source.

 

The satellites perch on speaker mounts mounted to the wall. The behemoth sub sets inside a homemade printer stand under my color laser printer at the left of my desk, under the left satellite (the stand is open in the front and has a cutout in the back for the sub cables and cutouts in the bottom for the sound from the downfiring driver to get out through).

 

Pricewise, it's about midrange (almost $1k). The sound is great for the small room it's located in. Anything better would be overkill for where I get my music (mostly from ripped CDs where actual quality is all over the map).


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Pops in to see if my setup is even good

Nope nope nope nope

My setup costs 130 USD. Fiio M3K with the Tin Audio T2s. I am not worthy.


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 these are my daily drivers I have more lower end headphones that I started off with . I working my way up this headphone game. It isn't glamorous but it's mine. But I mean I've basically reached endgame with the ksc75

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Bluetooth headphones I use: AKG y50bt,Sennheiser HD 4.40

CPU : ryzen 1300x  Motherboard: b350 PC mate RAM:16 GB ddr4 corsair lpx GPU: gtx 1070 6gb Case:phanteks p400 

Storage:x1 280 gb kingston ssd x1 1tb WD blue hdd x1 2tb seagate barraccuda 

 PSU:650 GQ Cooling:be quite! BK009 Keyboard:ducky one 2 rgb full sized Mouse:G502, Model o Operating System:win 10

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Okay. Just changed some stuff. now running the sony's facing in towards the user (essentially now the L and R channels are bipolar now.) and the imaging and soundstage is 100% better. Also just ordered two tube power amps, so I'm gonna have 2 spare amps. maybe time for more speakers? :)


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, DrDerp said:

Pops in to see if my setup is even good

Nope nope nope nope

My setup costs 130 USD. Fiio M3K with the Tin Audio T2s. I am not worthy.

price doesnt really define audio quality, maybe it does jumping from 2 dollar ebay headphones (those cheap chinese headphones with brands like "meeps by dr andrews" or whatever) to something like tin audio t2's, granted my HT setup cost WAY too much (15k+ or something.. id hate to know.) it does sound good. although something about stereo on a scratchy amplifier with odd dynamics still makes me smile.


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

rockin cd player

1 tb HDD

m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

Audio:

Mcintosh MA9000

SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, DrDerp said:

Pops in to see if my setup is even good

Nope nope nope nope

My setup costs 130 USD. Fiio M3K with the Tin Audio T2s. I am not worthy.

we all start somewhere right? I started at $60 with a pair of akg k240 running on my old laptop's on board. and now Im working my way up. 


Desktop audio gear: topping d10 ---> monoprice monolith Alex Cavelli Liquid Spark---> Beyerdynamic dt 990 , Sennheiser Hd 58x, AKG k240, AKG k52/Micca RB42

My portable setup: fiioe10k, fiio ubtr---> Tin hifi T3, Koss ksc 75,

Bluetooth headphones I use: AKG y50bt,Sennheiser HD 4.40

CPU : ryzen 1300x  Motherboard: b350 PC mate RAM:16 GB ddr4 corsair lpx GPU: gtx 1070 6gb Case:phanteks p400 

Storage:x1 280 gb kingston ssd x1 1tb WD blue hdd x1 2tb seagate barraccuda 

 PSU:650 GQ Cooling:be quite! BK009 Keyboard:ducky one 2 rgb full sized Mouse:G502, Model o Operating System:win 10

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3 hours ago, DrDerp said:

Pops in to see if my setup is even good

Nope nope nope nope

My setup costs 130 USD. Fiio M3K with the Tin Audio T2s. I am not worthy.

Price matters less than what makes you happy. Everyone has different ears and different tastes. The only time you should feel obligated to spend more money is if what you have doesn't satisfiy you and only someting more expesive has the sound you want or you deliberately strted woith the bare bones basics to get started then add compnents as you can afford them. An example is starting with a pair of speakers that can run directly off the MOBO sound, then adding a DAC and a sub later as you can afford them (assuming you even need them; not everyone does).


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One has to be proactive, not reactive, to ensure the safety of one's data so backup your data! And RAID is NOT a backup!

 

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