My current audio system combines a full range 2 channel audiophile system, improved TV and
FM radio sound, and a 5 channel home theatre system.
Acoustat Spectra 3300 electrostatic speakers with 2 Velodyne subwoofers below 75 hz.
MFA Magus tube preamp and Marsh solid state amplification.
Modified Yamaha PX-2 straight-line tracking, fully automatic, turntable, and Theta Miles integrated CD player sources.
A Denon 2700 A/V receiver ties all the video pieces together and drives the B&W center channel and surround speakers from decoded or synthesized channels.
A programmable remote control is necessary to manage all the usual control functions for all these devices.
FM, TV, DVD/Laser Disk, and VCR sources.
Audio Mods and Upgrades...
Speaker / Room Layout...
Multi Use System Diagrams...
The Audio/Video system spreads along the long wall in my living room
Equipment rack - Left: Yamaha PX-2 turntable, MFA preamp, Theta 'Miles' CD player, Marsh A400 amp. Right: Behringer 8024 and mike for RTA, Denon A/V Reciever, Pioneer DVD/LD player. Rear: B&W center channel speaker, Mitsubishi TV, JVC VCR.
Rear of left speaker showing Velodyne 12" subwoofer and Blue Heaven cables
Rear of right speaker showing subwoofer and cables
Dressed wiring behind equipment stand, centered on the Richard Marsh designed Monster HTS2000 Power Center. Cable routing is categorized and dispersed to minimize interference, as much as possible.