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  Amon Ra
  Photographer/videographer with audio recording as a hobby and semi-professional sideline
  OPPO BDP-103 for SACD as transport only
Denon Professional DN-500AV pre-pro for SACD and video, SACD DA-conversion
Tascam CD-200i rack player for CD (does CD-TEXT) as transport only
Crane Song Avocet class A monitor controller and 24/96 DAC for CD and audio/video editing
Genelec 7071A subwoofer
PMC DC-001 mono class-D power amplifiers
PMC IB2s transmission line monitor speakers
ADAM A7 nearfied monitors at editing desk
Heed Canamp
Sennheiser HD800 headphones
Audio Technica ATH-M50 monitoring headphones

For MCH: front channels PMC IB2S, center channel ADAM A8X active monitor, back channels ADAM A7 active monitors. All routed via Genelec 7071A bass management

Audio recording and editing: Sound Devices 722 field recorder, Prism Orpheus 8 channel ADC/DAC, Maselec MMA-4RX 4-channel mic-preamplifier, Pyramix, Reaper and Audition audio workstations for PC, Reaper, Boom Recorder, Wave Editor and Sample Manager for MacBook Pro/Mac Pro, a collection of microphones from Soundfield, Sennheiser, Sanken, DPA, Gefell, Pearl and Audio Technica.

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While CD players have improved, they were not crap when they first came out. Audiophiles just lost the endless tweaking possibilities offered by turntables and cartridges, this is what those rags seized. All major classical labels who could afford it switched to digital even before CDs came out. This was for sound quality reasons, not for ... more
DACs - the core of your system
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DACs - the core of your system
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New site up
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