My Setup 12 / 2013

 Update: I have upgraded my system in 2015:
My 2015 setup

PS64D8000FM Samsung plasma TV

Denon AVR 4520 – XT 32, 11.2 capable with nine amps inbuilt, twin sub out
Marantz PM 11S3 : 2 channel stereo amp with HTbypass and 100W per channel driving the front pair of 804D (
Oppo BR player BDP 105 as CD transport and HT source
Oppo BDP 83  Nuforce BR player (
Marantz NA11S1 as a DAC and network player
Apple TV (Gen 1) X 2 for music and photos
HTM4s centre, Radius 90HD for height and wide channels
Usher 520 for rear back
Monitor Audio RXFX in dipole mode for side surrounds
JL Audio F113 for low bass
Hsu MBM for mid bass (tuned to 50-120 Hz) - sited behind my main seat
QED XT 300 for front and centre speakers
QED Micro speaker cable for the rest
Audioquest Cinnamon HDMI for Oppo to amp
Aiborg flat HDMI cable, LHS and AQ Forest HDMI cable - amp to TV and other sources
Audioquest Snake subwoofer cables
Wireworld Oasis 6 Interconnects
Assorted Xindak, PS Audio and other power cables
MK wall power sockets
Rhodium Right Angle Plug adapters for USA power cables
Auralex subdude platform and under centre speaker
Da lite screen
Glass optical cables


For my desktop:
KEF X 300A fed by my Mac
Stereo system:
Marantz PM 11S3 : 2 channel stereo amp driving the front pair of 804D 
Oppo BR player BDP 105 as CD transport fed to the Marantz NA 11 S1

Some of the photos were my own, others were kindly provided by Terence from 

I have no financial interest or other interests in any of the items / events I write about.


  1. Does it make coffee and give you a massage as well?

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  3. Hi Peter,

    I read your entry on and I'd like to make a recommendation. There are "Apps" for iPhone that will provide a better result then a Radio Shack SPL meter. Please have a look at This mic complies with IEC 61672 Class 2 sound level meter standard and when used with a decent "App" will provide some very useful acoustic data.

  4. Just swopped out the MF A5.5 for a Marantz PM11S3...

  5. Nice setup. The only thing I don't understand is why you use plasma instead of led/oled/ips panel.


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