Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 288

Thread: More mooks, awesome tweaks

Hybrid View

Previous Post Previous Post   Next Post Next Post
  1. #1
    Member Sponsor Addicted to Best!
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    London
    Posts
    5,706

    More mooks, awesome tweaks

    Not for objectivists, thanks.

    Today was at a friend's place, we tried this tweak which was huuuge, and he said this is the best sound he has had in his room.

    All we did is take a pair of the shun mook wooden blocks you see in the picture below (three shun mooks discs on each block, this is part of their product line, not DIY) and placed it facing the listener, just inside the line of each speaker. There were two Krell monos just inside the line of the speakers, as shown below, and we placed them on top of the Krell. First we placed them at the front of the amp, then moved them back to the end of the amp, facing the same direction. Both the changes resulted in a huge shift in soundstage. Moving them to the back of the amp was massive increase in the stage of the orchestra. Simple and cheap.
    Attached Images Attached Images    
    Last edited by bonzo75; 07-12-2015 at 12:33 PM.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Location
    FRANCE
    Posts
    157
    Hello,
    It seems great. Are they Mpingo disc or another product ? Curious about that
    Analysis Audio Epsilon[*]-Air Tight ATM 3 amps and ATE 2 preamp[*]-TW Acustic Raven AC3 with battery PSU and Black Night platter[*]-Computer Audio Design DAC and transport[*]PC from LessLoss Sig and Stein Music[*]Interconnects Stein Music (Excel and Liquidum)[*]Speaker cable HiDiamond HD8[*]Acoustic System Resonators[*]Stein Music Blue Sun and 4 Harmonizers[*]-Stein Music Feet [*]-KLAudio Ultrasonic record cleaning machine
    Keith Monks "classic"record cleaning machine

  3. #3
    Member Sponsor Addicted to Best!
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    London
    Posts
    5,706
    Quote Originally Posted by cuntigh View Post
    Hello,
    It seems great. Are they Mpingo disc or another product ? Curious about that
    Yes - they are mpingos on wooden blocks. Btw, I have heard the music harmonizers. Synergistic ECTs. They all work well. How are the Stein interconnects? Also try the shun mook resonators for the Stein feet. And yes a fan of Analysis, so we have similar tastes

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Location
    FRANCE
    Posts
    157
    Quote Originally Posted by bonzo75 View Post
    Yes - they are mpingos on wooden blocks. Btw, I have heard the music harmonizers. Synergistic ECTs. They all work well. How are the Stein interconnects? Also try the shun mook resonators for the Stein feet. And yes a fan of Analysis, so we have similar tastes
    The Stein interconnects are very very good and excellent value. They equalled and for the Liquidim surpassed the Kondo ones (in my systemand for my tastes). They deserve to be more famed. If you are interested I think there is a trial period on them.
    I'm thinking about for Shun Mooks but weak euro doesn't help at that time

  5. #5
    Addicted to Best! jadis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Manila, Philippines
    Posts
    5,497
    I bought 2 shun mook discs in the 90s and until now I still use them. One on my line pre amp, just over the chassis, and another touching the motor of my Avid Diva. I've tried them on many other places but somehow these 2 places sound the best to me.
    Phil

  6. #6
    Member Sponsor Addicted to Best!
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    London
    Posts
    5,706
    Quote Originally Posted by jadis View Post
    I bought 2 shun mook discs in the 90s and until now I still use them. One on my line pre amp, just over the chassis, and another touching the motor of my Avid Diva. I've tried them on many other places but somehow these 2 places sound the best to me.
    Hi Phil, that is the wrong implementation though, you need 3 on a component, in a specific triangular formation. Then there is this other wooden block shown in my pic above.

  7. #7
    Member Sponsor [WBF Founding Member] Johnny Vinyl's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Calgary, AB
    Posts
    8,557
    I'm glad you heard an improvement, but I remain extremely sceptical about these types of tweaks. The whole idea of a piece of wood and some rubber discs (or whatever that material is) having magical properties just doesn't sit well with me.
    I love the smell of vinyl in the morning!
    John Adrian Spijkers - "Live Life! Leave A Legacy!"
    Dynavector DV20x2L - Genesis G7.1f - Marantz Reference PM KI Pearl - Nitty Gritty 2.5Fi - Oracle Paris Mk.V

  8. #8
    Member Sponsor Addicted to Best!
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    E. London, England.
    Posts
    3,245
    I'm going to be setting up my system from scratch in my new dedicated space after nearly 12 months of no music 🙄, and one of my first fascinating a-b's after a period of settling in, will be how my set of Giants will change things under either linestage or cdp...or maybe even my 150lb 8kVA balanced power transformer

  9. #9
    Addicted to Best! Harlequin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Londinium
    Posts
    610
    Quote Originally Posted by spiritofmusic View Post
    I'm going to be setting up my system from scratch in my new dedicated space after nearly 12 months of no music 🙄, and one of my first fascinating a-b's after a period of settling in, will be how my set of Giants will change things under either linestage or cdp...or maybe even my 150lb 8kVA balanced power transformer
    Hmmmm, in the same vein as my amplification experimentation, the efficacy of your Giants may be somewhat wasted on your BPT as compared to the effect that they will lend to your source or line stage components, I would suggest that a set of ultra's or even super's may prove to be an excellent compromise in that application.

  10. #10
    Addicted to Best! YashN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    952
    Quote Originally Posted by spiritofmusic View Post
    after nearly 12 months of no music 🙄
    Whaaaaa ??!!!
    Dedicated Audio lines | DSD256 | Audirvana+ | IFI IDSD Nano | DIY Single-Ended Triode Tube Amp | Totem Mites

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. synergistic research tweaks
    By bonzo75 in forum Audio Tweaks Forum
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: 07-03-2015, 09:50 PM
  2. synergistic research tweaks
    By bonzo75 in forum Tweaks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-18-2014, 06:35 PM
  3. Top 5 Best Cydia Jailbreak Tweaks
    By Steve Williams in forum Smartphones And Tablets Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-23-2013, 09:49 AM
  4. Tell Us What Tweaks You Use That You Swear By
    By Steve Williams in forum Audio Tweaks Forum
    Replies: 72
    Last Post: 04-22-2011, 09:25 AM
  5. Tweaks for your body!!!
    By amirm in forum Off Topic Forum-Anything Goes
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-20-2010, 02:27 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •