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BenM's DIY System
IP Address: 75.155.205.186 Last Update: February 17, 2018 at 22:38:36
Amplifier: diy DIYAudio Nelson Pass Sony VFET push-pull amp, diy L'Amp choke loaded Sony VFET Single-ended amp, or diy 45 parafeed SET with Magnequest cobalt output transformers.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): diy Sony VFET preamp (Luminaria) with S&B TVC, or diy 26 with filament bias, output transformers, and TVC
Speakers: Avantgarde Uno Series 2
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Flac on harddrive connected to Odroid C2 running Volumio I2S connected with IanCanada I2S interface to Iancanada fifo/isolator/dual clock board/I2S to PCM board to diy copper foil Veroboard tda1541a single crown dac board in simultaneous mode) and tube output, or connected to diy AD1865 dac with resistor IV output.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Garrard 301 with Audiocraft AC400 arm and Denon DL 103 in Midas body,
diy LCR phono (started out based on Bottlehead Groove Thang but now much modified)
Other Source(s): Teas A3440 reel to reel, Thorens TD-121, Lenco L70



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System Goals/Comments: .Running solid state VFET amps and preamp these days, have SET like sound without the tube noise (very, very quiet compared to tubes), and with better bass.
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Video/HT System: None

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