Audio Asylum Inmate BruceL's Main Stereo System

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BruceL's Main Stereo System
Last Update: June 04, 2001 at 17:28:04 IP Address:
Amplifier: Jeff Rowland Group Model 10
(balanced SS power amp, 150 wpc/8 ohms)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Audio Research Model LS12
(balanced 100% SS preamp, w/remote)
Speakers: Stereo: B&W Nautilus 803's, Euro Black Finish
Subwoofer: Velodyne HGS-12 1250w servo power
CD Player/DAC: Sony SCD-1 Super Audio CD Player
Turntable/Phono Stage: Technics SL-1200M3D Turntable
Dynavector Systems KARAT 23RS MC Cartridge
Yamaha C2X preamp just for its phono amp
Other Source(s): HHB CDR-850, Balanced inputs/outputs + fiber optic input from SCD-1 (For CD replication)
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: AudioQuest/Granite 6' Bi-wired Speaker Cables
Harmonic Technology/Truth Links-Balanced XLR
interconnects throughout
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Shunyata Hydra/Side Winder Power Cord
Dedicated 20 amp AC line with 12 gauge armored cable
Custom ten-drawer black walnut cabinet that houses equipment and has 1600 CD storage capability
Tweaks: B&W 803Ns - Sound Anchor stands
SCD-1 - Symposium RollerBlocks/Tungsten
SCD-1 - Shunyata Power Snakes Black Mamba PC
LS12 - Synergistic Research Master Coupler PC
Room Size (LxWxH): 22 x 14 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Room acoustics will be addressed after *LARGE* Rear Projection TV is relocated to another room (under construction)
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz/Instrumental Blues, folk/pop/country, female vocalists, classical (JAZZ is Primary Love)
System Goals/Comments: Sit back and enjoy the music! Complete the extensive home remodeling project.
System Strengths: Quality components, sound that satisfies us, beautiful custom 6.5' equipment/CD cabinet
System Weaknesses: The listening room is currently home to both HT and Stereo system. The TV cabinet interferes with room acoustics because of its large size. (57"W x 69"H x 28" D) + Spkrs & equipment stand. (TV cabinet is on long wall, stereo cabinet is on short wall)
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Mitsubishi 70" Rear Projection System 4:3 1996 vintage
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Denon AVR-5600 AV Surround Receiver, connected to FM antenna on rotator
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Left/Right B&W DM604's, Center B&W LCR6-S2
Surrounds: Mirage M-290 oldies on stands
Subwoofer: Polk Audio PSW300 10" woofer, 125w
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony DVP-S7000 DVD player, JVC HR-S7200U VCR
Nakamichi CR-7A Cassette recorder (playback of old tapes)
Other HT Gear: General Instruments 4DTV Model 920 Satellite Receiver, Hero Communications Horizon-to-Horizon Chain Drive 13 Foot Diameter mesh dish Antenna, C-Band and Ku-Band electronics, Stand Design equipment rack
Comments on HT System: Excellent entertainment, clear video, great sound, reliable
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Pursuit of happiness, Woodworking, Swimming, Gardening, Bonsai Trees, Computers, Art, Satellite TV, Nudism, Retired from Hewlett-Packard January '99

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