|Salectric 's Jazz Lover's Vinyl System System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||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.
|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.
|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.|