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2010 audio setup

My audio nirvana

My musical satisfaction can now be described in a word, realism. This what I think I achieved with the latest incarnation of my audio setup. 

The equipment:

  • DIY speakers with Altec 406-8Y 10" woofers, Oxford mid horns, Fostex FT-17H super tweeters on Altec 614 cabinet
  • Naim NAIT 5i integrated amplifier
  • Clearaudio Champion Magnum + Clearaudio Tangent tonearm + Trasfiguration Axia cartridge
  • Harman Kardon HD-750 HDCD player
  • Clearaudio Basic Symmetry phonostage

Cables:

  • NAC A5 speaker cable
  • Naim RCA to DIN from phonostage
  • Verbatim RCA to RCA from CD player
  • DIY DIN to RCA from turntable to phonostage