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The kit we bought, our current setups

mags65

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Current setup: Wiim Pro -> RME ADI-2 DAC FS -> Nord Acoustics NCx500 dual mono -> Fyne Audio F502SP, with Roon on Mac Mini running the show (cabled). Stored on Pylon Obsidian rack, oak veneer in oil wax chocolate finish.

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Doodski

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Current setup: Wiim Pro -> RME ADI-2 DAC FS -> Nord Acoustics NCx500 dual mono -> Fyne Audio F502SP, with Roon on Mac Mini running the show (cabled). Stored on Pylon Obsidian rack, oak veneer in oil wax chocolate finish.

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I have never heard those but from my experience with the KEF UNI-Q driver I can get a sense of what the imaging must be like which I estimate to be very good. Plus 2, 8" woofers is real nice for me. I like bigger woofers.
-Improving on the F502, the UK built SP edition uses the premium 200mm (8″) IsoFlareTM driver
-200mm (8″) bass/mid driver from the F702.
-Featuring rigid multi-fibre cones and FyneFluteTM roll surrounds.
-The IsoFlare’s 25mm magnesium compression tweeter has a unique HF wave guide pole piece delivering an incredibly even, full-range frequency response and outstanding Hi-Fi musical imaging.
-The F502SP also benefits from the F700’s advanced crossover components and aluminium sandwich type plinth with BassTrax tractrix profile bass diffuser, re-engineered to precisely tune the F502SP’s more compact cabinet.
-The SP is available in high-gloss black and high gloss white as standard, or a luxurious deep gloss lacquered walnut veneer with a diamond machine cut finish on the aluminium driver chassis.
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mags65

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I «grew up» with a pair of Tannoys as a student, so it felt quite natural to go «back» to Fyne after some years with a pair of Dali Helicon 400. As you allude to, I perceive the imaging to be pretty sharp due to the dual concentric design. Have experimented with convolution filters from HouseCurve through Roon to defeat some room nulls, as well as slight shifting of speaker positioning. Seems like the system is pretty dialled in right now. Am dreaming of 2.1/2.2 system to really get control of bass. Could possibly use a couple of Sigberg SWs (they are situated less than an hour drive from me), with a NAD M66 to provide crossovers and DLBC. Time will show…
 

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I «grew up» with a pair of Tannoys as a student, so it felt quite natural to go «back» to Fyne after some years with a pair of Dali Helicon 400. As you allude to, I perceive the imaging to be pretty sharp due to the dual concentric design. Have experimented with convolution filters from HouseCurve through Roon to defeat some room nulls, as well as slight shifting of speaker positioning. Seems like the system is pretty dialled in right now. Am dreaming of 2.1/2.2 system to really get control of bass. Could possibly use a couple of Sigberg SWs (they are situated less than an hour drive from me), with a NAD M66 to provide crossovers and DLBC. Time will show…
Nice! A sub will thump with those speakers very well... :D
 

napfkuchen

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Got this as a new computer for my living room setup:

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Chuwi Larkbox X:
- Intel N100 CPU
- 12 GB RAM - not upgradeable
- 500 GB SSD
- additional 2,5" SSD/HDD slot

The PC is generally very quiet, but if placed on the desk even the quiet noise of the fan would bother me in the long run (I am very sensitive to noise). However, since it will disappear into the TV rack after everything is installed, it doesn't bother me. The performance of the CPU is roughly on par with an Intel i5-6500. For 120 Euros I think you get a good overall package.
 

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My humble setup, room size 4x5m , and 2 openings, so not the best of rooms. But I am pleased with the sound.

CD player: an old Yamaha CDX 397 MK2,as transport
DAC: Topping E30
Amp: Audiophonics Hypex 125
Streamer; Wiim Pro ( Sonos connect sold)
Speakers: Buchardt S300 MKII

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napfkuchen

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My humble setup, room size 4x5m , and 2 openings, so not the best of rooms. But I am pleased with the sound.

CD player: an old Yamaha CDX 397 MK2,as transport
DAC: Topping E30
Amp: Audiophonics Hypex 125
Streamer; Wiim Pro ( Sonos connect sold)
Soeakers: Buchardt S300 MKII

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I like it. :) Are these Liedtke stands?

New speakers (Mesanovic CDM65) now on stands:

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gags

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Ziltoe

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That's my little set, in a rented flat I'm living during the week.

What ya see is the Kali IN-8 [first Wave] - measured first horrible by @Amir
but fortunately turned out better at the second try.

No room treatment here but a little LF "manager" [DSPeaker Anti-Mode - again
something what failed in total once @Amir had his fingers on].

However, for me the stuff does well. I can display childish pics of those I
like and enjoy the music.

Next to show the Genelec set I have at home : )

Keep going folks, cool sets to look at.

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Nothing really changed since then ^^, just the main speakers, and a second set-up just around the corner:
 

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Eric Natural

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I'm sliding slowly into the 21st century w/some new gear here - just beginning the testing phase of integrating the minidsp flex/dirac device's tricks
- you are looking at just 3 sources(the old Sony R2R & the dmp3 are just bling here - nothing is set in stone as far as placement in my cabinets with all the vinyl, cds & other excess 20th century hardware . . . )
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Sumiko Pearl > Revolver Super > Audioquest AQ2 arm > AQ Ruby wire > UTurn Pluto2 > analog rcas of the Flex
SonyES 975 SACD > coax input
Apple Airplay2 > WiiM mini > optical
Flex w/Dirac > Sub x 2 / Fosi V3 amp > Monitor Audio Studio 6s that I've just replaced the tweeters with a pair fresh from Kevro. I've read that ferro-fluid wears out after 20yrs or so & these are 25 & again sounding superb !
Peace
 

Eric Natural

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...and this is the home theater setup in our living room :
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Sony OLED 65" > SonyES az1000 > B&W M-1s & an ancient Dahlquist 15" sub with a second JBL 10" behind the sofa on the opposite wall. Surrounds are Monitor Audio Radius 45s. Roku Ultra video source, Marantz DV4000 used as CD transport while the classic B&O turntable is strictly for bling.
Cheers
 
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