|doglover1's The Big Rig System|
|IP Address: 126.96.36.199||Last Update: September 06, 2015 at 10:01:48|
|Amplifier:||Odyssey Stratos Stereo taken to near Kismet level;|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Odyssey Candela linestage|
|Speakers:||Polk Audio SDA 2.3TL fully modded: Gimpod boards w/sonicaps, mills resistors, jantzen inductors and 10 AWG Solen SDA inductor. Black Hole 5, MW baskets damped, H-nuts and socket head screws to mount MW's, Cardas Cardas CCGR BP's, RD-0198 tweeters, brass spikes, AI-1 Dreadnought interface with 1000VA A-L transformer.|
|CD Player/DAC:||Oppo 105|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||SC's: Venhaus recipe with Belden 1585 teflon Cat 5 (27 pair for MW's, 9 pair for tweeters and to AI-1 Dreadnought interface).|
IC's: Venhaus finesilver original recipe from Oppos to Linestage to PA.
Risch recipe from linestage to sub.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Risch recipe for Signal DU balanced isolation power transformers (3 each): 0.5 kva for Oppo, 3KV for Linestage and Sub; 5 KVA for PA.|
Choke filter on power cord to Oppo.
|Tweaks:||Newest - Uncle Stu's Battery Ground Tweak, 1 audio unit each on Oppo and Candela.|
Mad Scientist Audio Magic Discs: 1 each on transformer of Candela, Stratos, Stratos speaker +BP, AC plug on power cord for stratos, power cord for Candela.
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Wool carpet, leather furniture|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Rock,jazz,funk,classical,roots|
|System Goals/Comments:||Working on creating the illusion that I'm sitting in front of the performers.|
|System Strengths:||Beautiful balance throughout audio spectrum, imaging, tactile impact of instruments and vocal.|
|System Weaknesses:||Can't think of any. Maybe size as the 2.3TL's are large.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Playing music (Drums), any thing DIY, photography|