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Salectric 's Jazz Lover's Vinyl System System
IP Address: 98.211.79.145 Last Update: March 24, 2019 at 09:28:32
Amplifier: 1. Emotive Audio Vita monoblocks. Copper V-Cap (CuTF) coupling capacitors, Teflon tube sockets and WBT connectors.

2. DIY 6L6GC Monoblocks with RCA 6L6GC outputs. Copper V-Cap (CuTF) couplers.

3. DIY 46 SE Monoblocks.
Single-ended 2-stage amps with Electra-Print output transformers. The driver is a Western Electric 417a with a 1:1 interstage transformer from Intact Audio. Choke-input power supply with Blackgate WKZ filter caps.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Emotive Audio Epifania Custom.
Slagle Autoformer passive attenuator.
Speakers: Deja Vu Audio speaker using YL Acoustic (Yoshimura Labs) midrange horn and compression driver, Jensen P15LL woofer on open baffle, and Electro-Voice T350 super tweeter horn. Internal wiring is Audio Note Lexus and SPx.

Jensen/Altec 2-way with Jensen P15LL woofers and Altec 32B horn with Altec 802-8G compression driver.
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: None
Turntable/Phono Stage: Galibier Gavia; Triplanar VII.2 Ultimate with Benz LP; Analog Instruments Siggwan 12" cocobolo tonearm with Denon 103R.

Intact Audio copper stepup transformers.

D3a/5687 Phono preamp---DIY 2-stage tube phono circuit with passive RIAA equalization. Each tube is biased with LEDs. The outboard power supply has a 5R4GY rectifier, several chokes, and Blackgate WKZ capacitors. Coupling caps are V-Caps (both CuTF and TFTF). The RIAA eq caps are 1% Rel-Cap Teflons.

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Audio Note Sogon and AN-Vx silver litz interconnects. Audio Note ISIS copper interconnects. Audio Note SPx and ISIS speaker cables.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Box Furniture equipment rack. Sound Anchor turntable stand and amp stands. Audio Note ISIS power cords with Furutech FI-50 NCF plugs. Ocellia power cord for phono preamp. Furutech GTX-NCF outlet.
Room Size (LxWxH): 20' x 14' 5"" x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: ASC Tube Traps in corners behind speakers. Real Trap damping panels on side walls.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Mostly acoustic jazz from the late '40s through the '80s. I particularly enjoy jazz guitarists.
System Goals/Comments: Warm, dynamic, detailed sound with good rhythmic pacing.
System Strengths: Goals are mostly realized.
System Weaknesses: Deep bass.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Bicycling and woodworking.

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