Systems Showcase

SDA Shrine

From the "True Stereo" Speaker Collection: This SDA (Stereo Dimensional Array) speaker collection consists of five pairs (down from nine) of 3rd, 4th and 5th generation models, all of which have been improved with modern, high performance electrical and mechanical modifications. The two channel, home theater, home office and master bedroom systems are shown here. Click on any picture below to enlarge it. Click on the right or left of any enlarged picture to go forward or backward.

1. Two Channel Audio System

  • Pass Laboratories XP-30 Preamp
  • Pass Laboratories XP-25 Phono Preamp
  • Pass Labs X600.5 Monoblock Power Amps (1200 wpc into 4 ohms)
  • Teres Audio Model 255 Turntable with Graham Phantom II Tonearm and Teres Reference II Motor
  • Ortofon MC Windfeld Moving Coil Cartridge
  • Sonic Purity Concepts and Design Record Clamp ("The Clamp")
  • Acid Etched Holographic Mylar Turntable Belt
  • Cary Audio CD 306 Professional Version SACD/HDCD/CD Player
  • Polk Audio SDA SRS 1.2TL Speakers (Hot Rodded!!!)
  • Audioquest Sky 72V DBS XLR Interconnects for Amps and SACD player
  • Audioquest LeoPard 72V DBS Phono Cable
  • Audioquest Everest 72V DBS 9 AWG Speaker Cable
  • Salamander Synergy Triple 30 Audio Credenza
  • PS Audio PerfectWave P10 AC Regenerator
  • PS Audio PerfectWave AC-12 Power Cords (8 AWG) For All Two Channel System Equipment.
  • PS Audio Soloist Premier SE In-Wall Power Conditioners for Power Amps and Power Plant Premier
  • Dedicated 20 Amp Circuit for each Monoblock Amplifier and for source components and preamplifiers
  • AI-1 Dreadnought Non-Common Ground Interface with 1000VA Toroidal Transformer for SDA speakers
  • Hifi Tuning Silver/Gold and Hifi Tuning Supreme audio grade fuses for preamplifiers and source components
  • VPI 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine with fan modification
  • Auralex C24 Acoustic Panels
  • Spatial Computer Black Hole Room Resonance Damping System
  • PS Audio PowerBase isolation platforms for turntable and SACD player.

2. Home Theater System [5.1]

  • Pioneer Elite PRO-151FD 60" Plasma HDTV
  • Pioneer Elite BDP-09FD Blu-ray Disc Player
  • Sony TA-E9000ES Digital Preamp/Processor Ver. 2.1
  • Sony TA-P9000ES Analog 5.1 Multi-channel Preamp
  • Two Onkyo Integra TA-2800 Cassette Decks
  • Three Adcom GFA-5500 Power Amps (350 wpc into 4 ohms) for Front, Center, and Surround Speakers
  • Sony ST-S730 ES Digital Tuner
  • Yamaha CDX-1110U CD Player
  • Dual Polk Audio LSi9 Center Channel Speakers
  • Polk Audio LSi15 Surround Speakers
  • SVS PB12 Ultra/2 Subwoofer with 1000 Watt Bash Amplifier
  • Monoprice High Speed HDMI Cable
  • Acoustic Research Coax Cable (CD)
  • Monster Cable Z2 Reference Speaker Cables
  • Monster Cable Z100i Interconnects
  • PS Audio xStream Statement SC Cords for Preamps, Amps, Blu-ray Player, Tuner, CD Player and TV
  • PS Audio PerfectWave AC-5 Power Cable for PerfectWave P5 and P10 AC Regenerators
  • PS Audio xStream Plasma Power Cable for Subwoofer
  • PS Audio PerfectWave P5 AC Regenerator
  • PS Audio PerfectWave P10 AC Regenerator
  • Two Dedicated 20 Amp Circuits For Amps, TV, and Source Components
  • PS Audio Soloist Premier SE In-wall Power Conditioners For Subwoofer and Power Plant Premiers
  • Hifi Tuning and Isoclean audio grade fuses for amplifiers, source components and AC regenerators.
  • Polk Audio SDA SRS Front Speakers (Hot Rodded)
  • Tivo HD XL Digital Video Recorder
  • Radio Shack optical cable for TV audio out to digital preamp
  • Blue Jeans Cable LC-1 CM Rated In-Wall Subwoofer Cable
  • Monster Cable Z200i Subwoofer Interconnects (Preamp to Wall & Wall to Sub)
  • Salamander Synergy Quad 30 Audio Credenza

3. Home Office System

  • Samsung HP-S4273 42" Plasma HDTV
  • Sony BDP-S2000ES Blu-ray disc player
  • Blue Jeans 1694A Component Video Cable For Blu-ray Player
  • Blue Jeans LC1 Audio Cable For Blu-ray Player
  • Polk Audio SurroundBar Instant Home Theater Speaker System For Computer Audio
  • PS Audio xStream Plasma Power Cord for Plasma TV
  • Signal Cable MagicPower Cords for Blu-ray player, Subwoofer and Computer
  • Power Port Premier AC Receptacle For Blu-ray Player and Computer
  • PS Audio Soloist Premier SE In-wall Power Conditioner For Plasma Television
  • Dell XPS 9000 Quad-Core 64 Bit Computer
  • Dell U2410 High Definition Monitor
  • Nvidia GeForce GX260 Video Card
  • SoundBlaster X-Fi Titanium Sound Card
  • Signal Cable Silver Resolution Interconnects For SurroundBar Speakers

4. Master Bedroom System

  • Sony TA-E9000ES Digital Preamp/Processor Ver. 2.1
  • Sony BDP-S2000ES Blu-ray disc player
  • PS Audio Power Plant Premier AC Regenerator
  • Adcom GFA-5400 Power Amp (200 wpc into 4 ohms)
  • Samsung HP-S4273 42" Plasma HDTV
  • Magnepan MG12 Speakers
  • Polk Audio DSW MicroPro 4000 Subwoofer
  • Monster Cable Z3 Reference Speaker Cable
  • Monster Cable ZBass 100 Subwoofer Cable
  • Audio Research HDMI Cable
  • Signal Cable Magic Power Cords for Power Amp, DVD Player, AC Regenerator, and Subwoofer
  • Furnitech FT76RL Audio Credenza
  • Monster Cable Z200i Interconnects
  • PS Audio Power Port Premier 20 Amp AC Receptacle
  • Radio Shack optical cable for TV audio out to digital preamp

5. Office At Work Two Channel Audio System

  • Nakamichi CA 5A II Preamplifier
  • Yamaha TX-1000U Digital Tuner
  • Yamaha CDX-1110U CD Player
  • Adcom GFA-555 Mk II Power Amplifier (350 watts into 4 ohms)
  • Polk Audio SDA CRS+ Speakers (Modified)
  • Signal Cable Analog 2 Interconnects
  • Signal Cable MagicPower Cords
  • Monster Cable Z2 Reference Speaker Cables