Systems

Trio, a Two-channel Audio System by Tam Lin

Room Size
25' x 13' x 7'10.
System Overview
Components
Digital Source
Audio Note DAC Kit 1.2, CS8415A, dual AD1865.
Analog Source
SME 30, SME IV.Vi, Cardas Myrtle Heart.
Other Sources
RME ADI-2 Pro FS.
Signal Processors
Intel I3-10100, Windows 11, foobar v1.6.17.
Preamp
Coincident Phono Preamp.
Power Amp
Coincident M300B MK III.
Speakers
Avantgarde Acoustic Trio Omega.
Subwoofer
Avantgarde Acoustic Sub-225.
Speaker Cable
Quad-wired with 96 strands of 24awg litz wire.
Interconnects
Phono: 33awg litz wire in Teflon tubes plaited in a square sinnet. IC: 33awg litz wire woven in polypropylene hollow-braid.
Power Cables
Belden 83704, shielded star-quad with ground.
Headphones
Sennheiser HD-599.
Racking
Grand Prix Audio Monaco stands.
Power Cond
Equi=Tech ET-2RQ.
Tuning and Tweaks
290 lbs. lead to stabilize horns. DSP resamples CDs to 45.1584M, then 176.4K to remove dither noise.
Other Components
Duelund CAST and JDM coupling and crossover capacitors. Jensen Iso-Max transformer in line-level connections.