|contrapuntal 's My Vintage System / 70's to 90's System|
|IP Address: 22.214.171.124||Last Update: May 22, 2016 at 17:14:07|
|Amplifier:||McIntosh Mac 4100. |
100 watts. Near mint. Don't use wood cover, equalizer, loudness. Thrift store.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Pioneer C-21.|
Capacitance control, no tone controls, no remote. Alps volume. Simple and Sweet.
|Speakers:||The New Vifa Tower (Originally ACI Opal kit from 1999)|
Mission 761's (Thrift store and new surrounds)
with Gold Sound (Made in USA) DUAL 12" 7 cu. ft. subwoofers that an SET could probably power.
|CD Player/DAC:||MCD 7000 (gift)|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Thorens TD160.(gift) All original, no cover.|
The Thorens likes the C-21.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):|
|Tweaks:||For the TD160, I use an inner tube sandwiched between 2 thick glass shelves.Works well for me.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||To come|
|System Goals/Comments:||Therapy to combat world insanity.|
Meditation. Figuring out bass parts (electric) and guitar parts.
|System Strengths:||simple, economic, and reliable|
|System Weaknesses:||Caps do get old.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Woodworking. Rammed-earth construction. Backpacking. Collecting vinyl.|