|Last Update: April 08, 2001 at 22:05:42||IP Address: 188.8.131.52|
|Amplifier:||Jolida JD1501-RC Hybrid Integrated 100wpc (currently using Svetlana 12AX7A tubes)|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||None|
|CD Player/DAC:||Arcam Alpha 9 CD Player|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Spkr cables - Tara Labs RSC Prime-1000 |
Int connect - B.E.L. "The Wire"
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||P/C - MonsterCable HTS-5000 (new)|
TV/Stereo stand - IKEA (still shopping)
|Tweaks:||Replaced tweeter attentuator on MG12's with Straitwire "Octave II" to improve high end resoultion and soundstage. Big difference!|
Treat all cd's with Mapleshade Records'
"Microsmooth" and edge with green Sharpie if needed. "Microsmooth" cleans up CD sound and green Sharpie reduces harshness if needed.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||15' x 13' x 9'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||The apartment is acoustically challenging. The only treatments so far is a large area rug on the floor and a cd cabinet along the left wall.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Pretty eclectic. Weaned on 'old country', but my favorite is jazz. (i.e. C McBride, Krall, Metheny, M Davis, etc.)|
|System Goals/Comments:||Trying to achieve that "right there" feeling. Pretty close, right now.|
|System Strengths:||Very lively on jazz music. Fast and accurate.|
Very engaging and non-fatiguing.
|System Weaknesses:||Being stuck in an apartment environment!|
|Video/HT System: Integrated|
|TV/Projector:||Mitsubishi WT-46805 RPTV|
|Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers:||Integra DTR-7 Inegrated A/V rcvr 105w x 5|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||CC - older BIC for now (Shopping, trying to match the maggies)|
Rears - MBQuart Balconies (Awesome)
Paradigm PDR-10 SUB
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||DV - Pioneer DV-525|
VCR - JVC HR-S9600
|Other HT Gear:||Dish Network 4922 Satellite system|
|Comments on HT System:||Still improving system. Looking for upgrade to current DVD player.|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Golf; Anything outdoors; building computers.|