Bacch For Mac (BACCH4Mac) ...AMAZING in 'dah house now!

All streaming nowadays using Roon/Qobuz. Listening room is good but not going to get amazing as that's the house and state of our union.  I have more of a monitor set up with speaker placement. The sweet spot is just that and wider than just the center. 

The integrated AMP is a Rogers High Fidelity KWM-88.  I had that modified for using KT-170’s. What an AMP!   

The Grimm MU1/Weiss 501 are thrilling and have great synergy with AMP & Speakers. A Telegartner M12 Gold Switch helps too. An Aes/Ebu connection is needed for best results.

Added Hijiri Power cables. Yup.that anded a bit more or I'm deluded. Both work for me.

Have two Roon end points. The one in the listing room (nee den) uses the Grimm MU1 and the other one for the whole stereo is a Lumin D2 Network Streamer w/sboobster that given the in ceiling speakers is good.

Power and ethernet very cleaned up. No tin foil on ceiling. Yet. 

It's taken years but my wife now uses the system and likes having the tunes going. Praise Jah.


Room Details

Dimensions: 16’ × 11’  Medium
Ceiling: 9’

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    • Theoretica Bacch For Mac.
    No going back. Crazy amazing.
    • Rogers High Fidelity KWM-88 Integrated Amplifier
    Sent back the 88 and had it modified to use KT-170's. Very glad I did.
    • Sonus Faber Guarneri Evolution Loudspeakers
    Guarneri Evolution loudspeakers on Sonus Faber stands
    • Grimm Audio MU1
    4x oversampling os dah bomb.
    • Weiss Engineering Weiss 501
    When is a DAC  more than a DAC?
    • Telegartner M12 SWITCH GOLD

    Their web site says "A complete network solution for Extreme Audiophiles." I'd say this thing is remarkable. Seriously.

    • AudioQuest Niagara 7000
    Had the furman power conditioner, IT-ref 15L but it seemed to flatten out the sound when compared to plugging AMP to wall. Yes it was an earlier excellent Garth Powell design but the Niagara keeps out of the way. The new 3000 would be what I would get now.
    Entire system (except sub) powers on/off with the 7000 and that's one of those little simple pure joy things.
    • Morrow Audio Anniversary Interconnect
    Clean neutral sound. Taken out for the Cardas. Will use in another system that will make use of XLR/dual mono
    • Zenwave Audio DPS-4 Power Cable
    • Morrow Audio SP7 Speaker Cable
    • Apple iPad
    Needed for running Roon/Qobuz.
    • B&W (Bowers & Wilkins) DB4S Subwoofer
    Just a smidge
    • PS Audio 2 of PS Audio - Noise Harvester (Black)
    Look at them go especially when the lights with dinners are on in the next room
    • Furutech GTX-D NCF(R) Ultimate Nano-Crystal Rhodium-Plated AC Duplex Receptacle
    For me It starts at the wall and if I could retrofit dedicated lines I'd do that too. 

    • AudioQuest AC power cable
    Assorted cables...mid range
    • ZMF Headphones Blackwood
    For me the ZMF Blackwoods do it.
    • Audio Sensibility Various other connects and power cables
    They make excellent stuff.
    • LUMIN D2
    For a whole house stereo. Has a Sbooster PSU.
    • JCat Optimo 3 Duo Power Supply
    W/ the DC1 cable connector type for the M12 Gold
    • Entreq Macro Ground Boxes
    For Lumin X1 PSU and the JCat M12 Gold Switch. Ground 'em Danno.
    • Hijuri Maestro Power Cable
    Into AMP....WOW!
    • Hijiri Nagomi
    Into streamer
    • Cardas Audio Clear AES/EBU
    From streamer to DAC
    • Lumin D2 Network Streamer
    w/ Sbooster

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@mclinnguy  I'm faithful to my family and friends. Power cables are subtle things at best.


@mclinnguy  I'm faithful to my family and friends. Power cables are subtle things at best.


@rman9 Thank you. The weak link is the room and that's not going to get better. Someday I hope to build a small acoustically correct and treated room.


@jonwolfpell  Yes. I know. Also I should update photos and system info. Amp is on heavy butcher block. Have told spouse over and over I want them in room and not in closet. You can guess the rest.


Yes I'm also please with the speaker cables and have no plans to change,



joel_hifi  Yes I've heard other streamers and what was notable to me were the Mytek Brooklyn Bridge and the PS Audio DirectSteam DAC(great)....I have heard others too but those two were on noteworthy systems.  I think it would be hard to go wrong with any of the better steamers but I chose one with a built in DAC rather than a stand alone DAC as I knew for me it would be steaming and nothing else. What did it for me was listing to "Kind of Blue" on a record and then on a steamer. I very(!) much like the Lumin T2 and feel no need to change. Laszlo Gardony is on as I type this.....Happy

I got the Lumin because "Uncle Kevin" & Co. extolled it as well as many many others.  The easy L1 integration was a big factor too.

When the Guarneri's went on sale I got them. Given the room I wanted/needed speakers to clear furniture.