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Setup is finally complete. Pro-ject RPM1 Carbon with 2M Blue Advance Acoustic x-i120 Amplifier Quadral Platinum M30 Speakers

I finished the cabinet I was working on. Cost under $200 and should hold about 700 albums or so. I'm just really proud of the top. Too bad you can't see too much of it. Next step is getting a separate

I upgraded my inner foot-sleeves to better match the level of my system.

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On 9/11/2018 at 4:45 AM, sethdavid said:

Just got a new set-up, nothing super special but a huge upgrade from where we were at. 
U-Turn Orbit Custom
Ortofon 2M Red
Marantz PM5005
Wharfedale Diamond 10.2

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The TT on the same surface as the loudspeakers... Do you have anything to isolate the vibrations on the TT?

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Can anyone suggest a vinyl shelving unit that is 42-44 inches long and holds two shelves of records and I can put my turn table, amp, preamp, and digital streamer on?  I've been using one from walmart for the last 4 years, but with the addition of bigger amp and streamer, they are hanging like an inch off the top.

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I had a make shift set up a few years ago and then my turn-table kicked the bucket and I moved, so I got rid of everything except my small vinyl collection. A couple of weeks ago, I found a turntable, receiver, equalizer and a couple speakers for cheap, so I have a set up again! Eventually I'll start upgrading, but it'll do for now.

 

Ion USB turntable
Yamaha receiver

Pyramid Equalizer

 

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Not sure if I posted this pic right, but....

Finally have this thing about ready to go again......

Modded Thorens TD 165 

- Dynamat treatment underneath 

- added new faceplate and arm board

- painted plinth

- added base board and rubber feet

- added rega rb202 tonearm and ortofon 2M Red cartridge

 

I'm still going to have the platter powder coated black.

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Just rearranged my room for better acoustics and upgraded all components in the past few months. 

ProJect Perspective TT w/ ADC XLM MK II Improved Gold cartridge 

AMC 3050a (made by ex-NAD engineers and very similar to NAD) preamp into an Onkyo TX-8270 receiver which has several nice modern features like lossless streaming from any music service or networked drive. 

Q Acoustics 3050i speakers which I am obsessed with. 

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5 hours ago, monk0nuggets said:

Finally took a few pictures yesterday of my console that a friend built for me.

(my full setup equipment list is in my profile - also, this is maybe 1/10th of my LPs)

 

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I really like that furniture that your friend built. Who designed it?

Would be really cool if the bin area was able to be lifted out as an actual bin.

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Recently made considerable upgrades to my work setup, as I find it's the place where I listen to music most frequently. No vinyl, but a pretty serious headphone setup that I'm very happy with:


ZMF Eikon Cherry headphones, ALO Green Line headphone Cable

Auralic Taurus MK II Headphone Amplifier

Schiit Gungnir Multibit DAC

 

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19 minutes ago, Citroen said:

Very close. You obviously know your arms!

 

12 inch Wand Plus, Dynavector DV505, and SME 3012R

Thanks!  I've been meaning to get a 507 MKII for some time.  I actually ALSO have a 10" Wand Plus and a couple of SME arms....3009R and a 3012 Series II Early Version plus a few others....I love truly love analog, especially tonearms and turntables :)

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6 hours ago, Citroen said:

Great. What tables are they on?

The Wand and a Schroeder Reference is on a Luxman PD 444 turntable.

The SME 3009R is and an Ikeda IT 407-CR1 is on a Woodsong Audio Garrard 301 (Grease Bearing, Hammertone Finish).

The SME 3012 Series II Early Version is on a Micro Seiki BL-91L.

Kuzma 4 Point and Helius Omega Silver Ruby on the EAR Discmaster.

Kuzma Airline Linear Tracker, 2nd Helius Silver Ruby and Schick 12" on a Custom Redpoint Turntable.

Triplanar VII on a Steve Dobbins Garrard 301 (Oil Bearing, Cream Finish).

Townshend Rock 7 with Copper Helius Omega tonearm.

Dual VPI JMW 12" Tonearms on a VPI TNT 6 with HRX Dual Motor, Rim Drive.

 

In the main listening system, 5 turntables are active with 10 tonearms setup :) It's analog heaven for me...

 There are a few more turntables not mentioned....a second Luxman PD 444, Denon DP 59L, Sony PS-X700 Biotracer.

 

EDIT:  I should at least add a FEW pictures, else its boring text!

 

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Ok enough Spam for one Post!!  Thanks!

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