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Our Equipment List
“A Nice Mid-Fi System,” According to an Audiophile Acquaintance​


Main System
Display

-- Pioneer PDP-6010FD 60”plasma TV (review).

Video Components
-- Roku Express.
-- Pioneer BDP-23FD blu ray player.

Audio Components
-- Yamaha RX-Z7 home theater receiver ( as preamp-processor - review).
-- Yamaha RX-Z9 home theater receiver (as multi-channel amplifier - review).

Audio Signal Processing
-- Yamaha YDP2006 digital parametric equalizer (three total, one each for L/R mains, center channel, and subwoofers - review).

Other/Miscellaneous
-- Adcom ACE-515 line conditioner/power director.
-- AudioControl R-130 real time analyzer (gives visual frequency response display of all audio program material).
-- Yamaha DT-2 audio timer (provides a digital clock display and looks like another system component).
-- AC Infinity Aircom T10 receiver cooling component (for RX-Z9).
-- Radio Shack 15-2164 omnidirectional FM antenna.

Speakers
-- Canton Karat 920 DC front L / C / R speakers.
-- Canton Plus D rear surround speakers.
-- Realistic Minimus 7W front DSP effects speakers (don't laugh, I needed something small and they were free!).
-- Hsu Research ULS-15 MK2 subwoofer (review).

Cabling/Interconnects
-- Blue Jeans Cables Belden Series-FE and Monoprice Certified Premium HDMI cables.
-- Custom DIY audio cabling, featuring Canare L-4E5C cable stock, using Neutrik NYS373 and Dayton Super RCAs , and Switchcraft A3M and A3F XLR connectors.
-- A few vintage Radio Shack Gold Series audio cables are used.


Bedroom System (pictures)
Electronics

-- Pioneer Kuro PDP-5020FD 50" plasma TV (review).
-- Yamaha RX-2500 home theater receiver (review).
-- Roku Express.
-- Pioneer BDP-23FD blu ray player (review).
-- Yamaha YDP2006 digital parametric equalizer (for subwoofer - review).
-- Pioneer DT-555 audio timer (for clock display).

Speakers
-- Paradigm Atom front (review).
-- Paradigm CC70 center (review).
-- Realistic Minimus 7 rear.
-- Paradigm DSP-3100 10" subwoofer.

Cabling/Interconnects
- Monoprice and some custom.


Computer Audio System
-- Tascam US122L USB audio interface (review).
-- Yamaha YDP2006 digital parametric equalizer.
-- Furman PL-Plus power conditioner (for power management, modified to switch desk lamps on and off).
-- Swans MK200 mutimedia speakers (review).
-- Velodyne SPL 10 RBG 10" active subwoofer (basically identical to SPL-1000R, but without DSP processing or remote - user reviews).

“Recording studio” for recording streaming MP3s from the Internet and transferring music from LPs and cassettes to digital:
- Yamaha KX-630 three-head cassette deck.​
- Early '00s Pioneer PDR-509 CD recorder.​
- Late '70s Technics SL-3200 turntable with an early '80s Shure V15 Type V-MR cartridge.​
- Early '90s Yamaha AVS-700 pre-amplifier (used for source switching).​

-- Custom DIY audio cabling, featuring a Mogami W2932 8-channel multicore cable with Dayton Super RCA plugs.
-- Additional DIY interconnects made from Canare L-2E5 cable stock and Neutrik NYS373 RCAs.





See my bass guitar rig!


Wayne A. Pflughaupt
 

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My Stage and FOH-Friendly Bass Rig


Instruments
  • Allen Breaux Boogie Man custom hand-made 4-string.
  • MV Pedulla Thunderbass ET5 5-string.
  • MV Pedulla Thunderbuzz ET5 fretless 5-string.
  • Tobias Classic 5-string.
Main Equipment Rack
  • Furman PL-Tuner power director/tuner (modified for rear signal input).
  • Ashly BP-41 pre amp.
  • dbx 160X compressor.
  • Ashly SRA-2150 stereo amplifier (80 watts per channel @ 8 ohms, 150 watts @ 4 ohms (for at-home practicing or other on-stage uses as needed).
The main rack is used for gigs where no stage rig is needed due to full PA support with subwoofers, supplying a balanced line out to the house system. If there is no in-ear monitor system I’ll use the EV speaker listed below to hear myself, powered by the Ashly amplifier. A patch panel on the back of the rack also allows me to also utilize the Ashly amp for specialized needs, such as a dedicated monitor to better hear the primary vocalist, guitar or keyboard player.

Secondary Equipment Rack
  • Yamaha YDP2006 stereo digital 6-band parametric equalizer (as crossover and EQ).
  • Crest Audio Pro7200 stereo amplifier (590 watts @ 8 ohms,1000 watts per channel @ 4 ohms).
For gigs where there is minimal PA support and my stage rig needs to carry the house, I add a secondary rack for a full-range bi-amped rig. Used with the Genzler and EAW speakers listed below.

Speakers
  • Electro Voice ZX 1 – 8” two-way speaker (as bass monitor if needed).
  • Genzler BA12-3 – 12” two-way cabinet.
  • Eastern Acoustics Works SB-150 15" subwoofer.
Accessories
  • Custom-made guitar cables with Canare L-2T2S cable and Switchcraft 226 90° plugs.

Instruments Pictures

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MV Pedulla Thunderbuzz ET-5 fretless
(2006) Bubinga top plate

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MV Pedulla Thunderbass ET-5
(2005) Cocobolo top plate

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Tobias Classic
(1999) AAAAA quilted maple top with wenge tone plate and walnut back

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Allen Breaux Boogie Man (custom hand-made)
(1994) Flame maple wings (top and bottom) with wenge tone plate; bubinga center with purpleheart stringers; rock maple bolt-on neck with wenge stringers

Equipment Pictures

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Full Stage Rig

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Rear View

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Main Rack Rear Panel

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Rear Panel Detail

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Previous Rack Compliment, with Separate EQs for House and Stage
 
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