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Post by Finger Painter » 24 Sep 2009 19:35

Not the best set of photo's, but the night is setting in so have to do with the best I can get.

One of my listening spaces (the cellar) and other than the system there is only a couch and one chair. Just the way I like it. My son wanted to introduce a television, but he soon got the message.

Presently housing my Pink Triangle/Notts Analogue/Boboli, Rotel head amp, Roksan Kandi III and a pair of 84(?) Castle Howard MkII's which I don't really see me ever parting ways with. Oh and half DIY deck presently being taken apart. Slowly.

Nice thing having two systems is swapping and changing. Thinking of a shuffle the next time home. ... oom001.jpg ... oom006.jpg

Yes that is the electricity meter and house electrics in the corner (wanted an industrial look) and yes the ceiling is only 6ft 2'' which proves a problem when you're 6ft 3''

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Post by registeredla » 25 Sep 2009 18:26

the ceiling is only 6ft 2'' which proves a problem when you're 6ft 3''

What no cautionary signage? What is the use of having all of those art supplies? :wink: :lol:

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Post by Finger Painter » 26 Sep 2009 12:21

No safety signage based on the fact that anyone else outside of the usual knowledgeable family shouldn't be there. May they learn the hard way.

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Post by midfi » 12 Dec 2009 07:08

nice systems guys, I gotta get some pics of mine. Ron C I am lovin' your setup dude \:D/

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Post by tassiemouse » 14 Dec 2009 10:49

Hi, It is interesting that light plays a part in most listening rooms, adds to the mood. I enjoy the lights off at night for long listening sessions.

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Post by Kamyl » 15 Dec 2009 19:58

Captured testing different seating arrangements! ... 091052.jpg

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Post by aardvarkash10 » 15 Dec 2009 20:15

since its all in your head, here's my listening area - ... 652973.jpg

Kinda like ELP Brain Salad Surgery.

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Post by MonkeyBoy » 16 Dec 2009 04:02

Bigears, now that I can see the whole thing it looks a lot better. The first photo looked awfully cramped.


Post by Guest » 16 Dec 2009 10:12

Hi MonkeyBoy

cramped? Nah...there's still just enough room for some Tannoy Lancasters!

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Post by rocky raccoon » 23 Dec 2009 14:31

Hand me a cold one and let the music flow.

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Post by Jim Leach » 07 Mar 2010 16:43

Damien Taylor wrote:timspell - The 3340 is one of my eBay success stories, bought it off a guy selling his dads stuff, I bought it for less than the shipping cost, but I missed out on the matching Dolby NR unit, still spewing 3 years on.
I had a 3340S for a l o n g time...

A great deck for sure! :D

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Post by Damien Taylor » 08 Mar 2010 15:15

Just got it back from a service the other day, working better than ever.

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Post by Mootsfox » 18 May 2010 10:03

I'm no audiophile, but I do enjoy good sound. Setup as of right now, trying to decide on which speakers to keep. ... SC0530.jpg

The TT is connected to the Sony up top and the JBL 2500's. My computer is connected to the Onkyo and the Design Acoustics.

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Post by Lennartj » 11 Jun 2010 22:40

26 years ago I bought my Carlssson OA52 loudspeakers.
Since then only the cabinets and some damping material remains after uppgrades (mostly) according to the constructor's advice. Last year I designed four matching subwoofers to surround the listening area.
You see one to the lower right, but did you recognize the one at top left?
I bought my Systemdek IIS with Helius Standard arm at the same time and have added a Flutterbuster motor control and lately upgraded to a Lyra Dorian pickup.
Under the cloth resides a hotrodded, now completely manual Garrard SP25 that only plays 78 rpm.

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Post by Finger Painter » 06 Sep 2010 21:49

An update here as the re-shuufle I mentioned did happen. Too much equipment achieving naff all except looking the part and filling space.

Shifted everything from the right side of the room to the left. Dismantled my DIY triangular deck (too many issue, too little time), so down to just the PT/Notts Anal/Blue Note. Added a Roksan kandy power amp (great move), sold the Castle Howard's I swore I'd never part with and replaced with B&W 802 D's (at £200 who wouldn't?), added a Rotel phono stage (E-Bay from VE chap Rolleye) and a threw in a Arcam CD 7SE.

More dynamics, more drive, more purpose. B&W 802's ain't subtle and hate low volume. ... ey/002.jpg ... ey/001.jpg

And a few more paintings to fill wall space, but out of camera view. Still outdated on the photo's as made four outrigger legs c/w spikes for the speakers since.

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