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    System and Room Pictures

    My wife and I relocated to FL a little over a year ago. We had the opportunity to custom design and build our new home on the gulf coast of the state. As part of the plan, we included a music room for our stereo system.

    The dedicated music room is acoustically treated, has dedicated power, all walls and ceiling insulated. The acoustical treatments are recent - Vicoustics and Stillpoints Apertures (both purchased from Mike) and custom made corner bass traps from Acoustimac.


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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Mike,

    Absolutely beautiful system.
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    What a transformation you’ve done with this Mike! Looking great.


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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Good for you, Florida is starting to sound real good as winter in the Northwest kicks in.

    Also pictures are not showing on an iPad


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    Mike.......You have done a fine job creating a dedicated listen room. It looks fabulous. With the pedigree of gear I see, I am certain the system sounds awesome. Here's to many years of splendid audio enjoyment for you and your wife.
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Quote Originally Posted by UltraFast69 View Post

    Also pictures are not showing on an iPad


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    May want consider re-starting the iPad. I can see the pictures on my iPad and my iPhone.
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Mike that is an amazing room you have assembled there!!!! You should host the group for a night of listening during the Florida Audio Expo....
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    May want consider re-starting the iPad. I can see the pictures on my iPad and my iPhone.
    I see it now, thank you.

    I like how you blended the Stillpoint in with the Vicoustic!

    Room looks inviting and clean, with clean meaning aesthetics, and equally nice is the great gear.

    Enjoy your sound!


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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Looking good Mike!
    Love the earth tone scheme.

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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Friggin Awesome!
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    Mike-Congrats on your new home and your beautiful custom built stereo room. I'm curious as to how you decided on the number and placement of your extensive room treatments.
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Well done Mike.
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Quote Originally Posted by mep View Post
    Mike-Congrats on your new home and your beautiful custom built stereo room. I'm curious as to how you decided on the number and placement of your extensive room treatments.
    Thx Mark!

    I worked with several audiophiles locally to measure the room with a microphone. Found issues with several frequencies that I needed to address. Also, worked with Mike Bovaird (AS and Suncoast) to determine the number of panels as well as used several of the tools online to determine required coverage based on the size of the room. And, I spent a couple of days doing the installation per the plan (corner traps to address low frequencies, absorption for first and second reflection, some difussion and absorption in the front and rear walls).

    I still need to measure the results and do a comparison to the earlier measurements. With that stated, the difference when listening to music is quite remarkable. Previously, the room was very lively with a significant echo and ring; that is not the case anymore. Now, there is sharpness with voices and instruments that was not there before, bottom end is tighter and there is an increase in dimension that was not there before.

    I underestimated the improvements and musical enjoyment that a properly setup room with acoustic treatments can provide. Best investment in audio I’ve made in my 40 yrs in this hobby.

    Again, even with the very positive results I’m experiencing in the room, I want to re-measure the space. And, if necessary, make additional adjustments as appropriate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Thx Mark!

    I worked with several audiophiles locally to measure the room with a microphone. Found issues with several frequencies that I needed to address. Also, worked with Mike Bovaird (AS and Suncoast) to determine the number of panels as well as used several of the tools online to determine required coverage based on the size of the room. And, I spent a couple of days doing the installation per the plan (corner traps to address low frequencies, absorption for first and second reflection, some difussion and absorption in the front and rear walls).

    I still need to measure the results and do a comparison to the earlier measurements. With that stated, the difference when listening to music is quite remarkable. Previously, the room was very lively with a significant echo and ring; that is not the case anymore. Now, there is sharpness with voices and instruments that was not there before, bottom end is tighter and there is an increase in dimension that was not there before.

    I underestimated the improvements and musical enjoyment that a properly setup room with acoustic treatments can provide. Best investment in audio I’ve made in my 40 yrs in this hobby.

    Again, even with the very positive results I’m experiencing in the room, I want to re-measure the space. And, if necessary, make additional adjustments as appropriate.
    Mike-Thanks for the thoughtful reply. There is always a fine line between not enough treatments and too much.
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    Re: System and Room Picutes

    Super nice room Mike! Congrats with your beautiful work.

    I'm curious, what are your room dimensions?
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    Mark - That was my concern as well. The models I ran indicated 112 sq ft of coverage. The installation is 108 sq ft. I have a few panels left that I could install if needed. Again, we’ll find out after we re-measure the room.

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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeCh View Post
    Super nice room Mike! Congrats with your beautiful work.

    I'm curious, what are your room dimensions?
    Thx Mike!

    The room is 15’ X 20’ X 10’ 6”. Not ideal as many acousticians would suggest - but the dimensions have worked well. On the Bolt chart, the dimensions place this room in the sweet spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    My wife and I relocated to FL a little over a year ago. We had the opportunity to custom design and build our new home on the gulf coast of the state. As part of the plan, we included a music room for our stereo system.

    The dedicated music room is acoustically treated, has dedicated power, all walls and ceiling insulated. The acoustical treatments are recent - Vicoustics and Stillpoints Apertures (both purchased from Mike) and custom made corner bass traps from Acoustimac.


    Lovely setup Mike, absolutely wonderful.

    Enjoy in good health.


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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    Wowza. Absolutely beautiful.


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    Mike,

    Are those Stillpoint Aperture Acoustical panels on the wall behind the speakers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mauidan View Post
    Mike,

    Are those Stillpoint Aperture Acoustical panels on the wall behind the speakers?
    The ones in the center are Apertures. Both are flagged by Vicoustics absorption panels.
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    Mike, I’ve heard about the Aperture panels, but not had them in my room.

    Could you describe what they do, and how their effect differs from the Vicoustic panels?


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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Thx Mike!

    The room is 15’ X 20’ X 10’ 6”. Not ideal as many acousticians would suggest - but the dimensions have worked well. On the Bolt chart, the dimensions place this room in the sweet spot.
    Nice Mike. The room looks like a very nice size to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuoppis View Post
    Mike, I’ve heard about the Aperture panels, but not had them in my room.

    Could you describe what they do, and how their effect differs from the Vicoustic panels?

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    They are supposed to provide both diffusion and absorption. In my experience, when placed on the front walls (center behind the speakers) as well as on the rear wall in a similar installation configuration they do a nice job with focus and image. I have included Stillpoints link below for additional info.

    http://www.stillpoints.us/index.php/...randing_View_2
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    Very, very nice!
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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    Just making some changes...

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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Just making some changes...

    B6311567-F69E-4ED4-A51F-DC69EB2654F2.jpeg
    I leave you alone for 5 minutes and now your all MBL System and Room Pictures

    Mike, that is looking very nice, and I bet even nicer sounding!


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    Quote Originally Posted by UltraFast69 View Post
    I leave you alone for 5 minutes and now your all MBL System and Room Pictures

    Mike, that is looking very nice, and I bet even nicer sounding!


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    OMG! As the youngsters would say.

    I was very happy with my prior system. But, Mike spoke with my wife about MBL (which she loved during a visit to his the store) and, five months later, new speakers, amps and pre.

    Geez, I’m supposed to be retired. May end up having to go back to work!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Just making some changes...

    B6311567-F69E-4ED4-A51F-DC69EB2654F2.jpeg
    Love the simplicity of the setup.

    Congrats!


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    But wait, this was missing...

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    Fantastic setup. I bet it sounds wonderful.
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    Thanks Gary! I can say that I’m humbled and, certainly, enjoying music with a wonderful system.
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    Well, I’ve made a few more changes:

    - Added two REL Carbon Special Subwoofers
    - Replaced the wonderful Lumin X1 with the exceptional Esoteric N01-XD

    I’m extremely happy with the changes. The already fine sounding system is providing me with a higher level of musical enjoyment.
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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    It's a beautiful room!! It already sounded good, I can't wait to hear it now with the subs.
    Mark


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    Looking awesome! I’ll be over later today for a listen.


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    Very nice system.
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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    Mike, you have an AWSOME setup! Congrats on your new MBLs!
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    Re: System and Room Pictures

    I had a chance to visit Mike (RITMO) on Friday afternoon. We listened primarily to digital with his new Esoteric N-01XD. Mike has also added two REL subwoofers. The addition of these two subs and new source has really taken his system to a whole new level. He’s got the subs dialed in beautifully and it honestly sounds like a 101 Xtreme “lite” system. Just a big big step up. Well done Mike System and Room Pictures


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    Thanks guys!

    I’m extremely pleased with the system. While my system has been wonderful, I agree with Mike, the addition of the Esoteric N01XD and the REL Carbon Special subs have been transformational.
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    Congratulation Mike, beautiful system and room.
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    Awesome system! I have listened to those speakers at a buddies house. He has the MBL pre and MBL mono blocks also. He listen mainly to vinyl... amazing gear, congratulations!
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    Wow Mike, fantastic all around. Congratulations and enjoy as much as possible.
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    Mike, congratulations on the upgrades. I know you're experiencing things on a whole new level. How much fun is that!

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    Thanks guys! It’s been a great journey.

    I’m extremely happy with the system. The synergy of the MBL speakers with the MBL pre and mono amps is fabulous. The addition of the subs which I have crossed under 30HZ has added a wonderful dimension and increased the size of the soundstage in a big way.

    And, the new Esoteric N01XD has taken the digital music presentation to a higher level. Lastly, I also enjoy vinyl quite a bit via a VPI Avenger (Magnetic platter, three belt pulley and ADS) with a 12” Fatboy arm, Ortofon Windfeld TI, Pass Audio XP 27.

    Bob - The damping plates are from the Artesania Exoteryc rack.
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    the system / room gives a good feeling from just looking at it.
    dont change a thing!

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