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Bamboo Pentagon 's Living room System
IP Address: 173.28.79.16 Last Update: April 19, 2015 at 18:20:11
Amplifier: Sherwood S-5000 (first 7189 version, approx 24 watts/channel)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None.
Speakers: Polk RTi-150 (91 dB, 26hz-26khz)
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Peachtree DAC*iT, Apple TV for streaming
Turntable/Phono Stage: Sony PS-X50, Denon DL-110
Other Source(s): Tuner: Sherwood S-2200 AM/FM mono
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Lamp cord.
Room Size (LxWxH): 27 x 15 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Bookcases at rear reflection points. Otherwise, nothing but furniture and floor-length curtains.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Rock, jazz, hip hop classical
System Goals/Comments: Combine the best of vintage and modern without spending enough money to get in trouble with the wife.
System Strengths: Non-fatiguing, engaging listening. Dynamics, midrange and fat bass to die for.
System Weaknesses: Imaging could be better. The room is likely culprit here. Integrated amp's power transformer vibration can be heard during extremely quiet passages on classical recordings. Vintage volume pot has poor L/R tracking at lower volumes.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Film, homebrewing, skiing, hiking

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