Seaton Submersives & Rockport Arrakis & Mira Grands

audioguy

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Mark is too humble a guy to post this, so I am taking the liberty:
Now THAT'S a system for both music and movies I would love to hear. I'm a big Rockport fan and obviously a SubMersive fan. And since Mark was involved in the setup (I learned from his forum), I have no doubt it sounds extraordinary !! :D:D
 

LL21

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Wow...that is a SYSTEM!!! Would love to hear it! Have you heard it?
 

Ron Party

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Regrettably, no. It is the set up of my dreams. And someone had the unmitigated nerve to turn MY dreams into reality.:)

BTW, I believe that is a custom built center channel built by Andy.
 

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OOOooooo, that's gorgeous! I can imagine the sound in that room mimics the looks. Congrat's Mark, on what looks to be a kickin' system. Very nice.

Tom
 

LL21

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Wow...wow...wow...
 

FrantzM

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Coincidence, I was talking abut this sub in another thread ...


Wow!
 

LL21

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My favorite amps, my favorite cables, probably the only speakers i would upgrade to from here, and loads of subs...possibly my ideal setup. What digital source is this person using?
 

Mark Seaton

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Regrettably, no. It is the set up of my dreams. And someone had the unmitigated nerve to turn MY dreams into reality.:)

BTW, I believe that is a custom built center channel built by Andy.
Thank you very much Ron for posting this over here. You are correct in the details there. The Arrakis are great fun to listen to but much less fun to move around!

I think I'll have to also post some of the updates we've started with Art Sonneborn's system for another thread.
 

Mark Seaton

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My favorite amps, my favorite cables, probably the only speakers i would upgrade to from here, and loads of subs...possibly my ideal setup. What digital source is this person using?
I believe the digital front end is a BlueSmoke Black Box into I think an MSB DAC which bypasses the Theta Casablanca direct to a Gryphon preamp. There is also a Gryphon CD player and a turntable in the mix. The preamp is set to a set volume with the Theta driving the Arrakis through another input when the screen comes down.
 

Mark Seaton

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I posted up these quick pictures you see in the first post the Seaton Sound facebook page which you are all welcome to check out for some amusement.

3 SubMersive HP's. One in each front corner, and one at the rear left with a QSC DSP-30 processing the front pair and rear subs separately. These are black maple, but once we receive the next batch of piano black SubMersive cabinets, we'll be swapping those in to compliment all the Rockport speakers. These were just quick shots from my phone in a very dark theater. Once we get the piano black cabinets in place we'll take some much better pictures and add some more info/details. :cool:
 

LL21

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I believe the digital front end is a BlueSmoke Black Box into I think an MSB DAC which bypasses the Theta Casablanca direct to a Gryphon preamp. There is also a Gryphon CD player and a turntable in the mix. The preamp is set to a set volume with the Theta driving the Arrakis through another input when the screen comes down.
thanks!
 

Emre Üçöz

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gorgeous system, some serious earth rambling bass is out there :cool:
 
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My favorite amps, my favorite cables, probably the only speakers i would upgrade to from here, and loads of subs...possibly my ideal setup. What digital source is this person using?
Lloyd,
They would be a bigger upgrade for you than you can possibly imagine - you really need to contact a dealer and get a trip to Maine if the upgrade bug ever takes hold of you.
 

FrantzM

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