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Old 09-30-2012, 09:24 PM
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Basement Hi Fi System

Wish I could afford to have the entire basement remodeled, so I could rearrange/reorganize things a bit better, but for now it'll have to do:

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Old 09-30-2012, 09:48 PM
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Thats awsome looking the way it is. But I know what you mean. My method is the living room shared with the wife. So I am limited. She sees what I have and the way I set it up tastefully and she likes it. But mind you I still intend to get one or two more RtR's and a couple DBX enhancers and processors. I could use another cassete deck like a Nacamichi too. And Ahhh yes, a DAT as well. With us kind of lovers of audio stuff it doesnt quit.
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:31 AM
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Well, there's nothing wrong with this basement and the set up in it!

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Old 10-01-2012, 05:51 PM
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Thanks, appreciate the kind words
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:55 PM
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BF, I've known you for getting on ten years and the one thing I know other than what a nice guy you are is that you have the kind of arranging taste that befits the word sansui itself.

Just the Rickenbacher and it's spot proved it. Ooby Dooby!
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:08 PM
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I dont see a problem there
If it sounds good and your happy whats the problem!
Wish I had a basement instead of a 11X11 room
Looks dam fine to me
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Old 10-02-2012, 04:16 AM
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Boy, that's real nice!! Now I know I can never post a pic of my basement LOL.
A real nice "mancave" to spend hours in...
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:29 PM
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Thanks again for the kind words, you guys are great.

The other major issue with a collection of mostly vintage hi fi equipment is that it isnt a wireless technology. Thus, if you have a bunch of stuff that you want to alternate using, it means you'll have to spend some time moving interconnect cables around and so forth. Its a bit of a headache to move some heavy amps and reach behind them to relocate the connections. I learned a lesson once to be careful, as I accidentally crossed speaker cables while another Sansui G-9000 I own was powered on, and unfortunately its been stuck in protection mode ever since, most likely I knocked out some or all of the power output transistors, sigh.... (the other G-9000 I have, shown in the basement pic was totally upgraded by a seller a few years ago, he did a great job, it sounded awesome when I first acquired it, and continues to do so.)

I do have a set of Audio Authority switchboxes which I'l probably put back into the system at some point to make the process easier. The Sansui AX-7 is also useful, as well as a DBX Route Selector.

Keep in mind, there's alot more stuff in other parts of the basement, as well as upstairs in the house. I like to keep things neat & orderly, but it certainly can be a challenge at times.
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