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|BEARZ's BEAR Labs Summer 2006 System||
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|Last Update: June 23, 2006 at 13:46:01||IP Address: 18.104.22.168|
|Amplifier:||BEAR Labs Symphony No.1 Amplifiers|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Custom BEAR Labs stepped attenuator/function switch. All pure silver wire, alloy silver 0.25' wiping contacts, metal film resistors.|
|Speakers:||HORNS! Altec 203/803/1003 w/ special Nippon Gakki drivers, dead flat from ~250Hz up to >10khz.! Altec 416 for 300Hz. down to the Quadripole subs; also running space frame mounted Acoustat panels with BEAR Labs Quadripole Subwoofers (Crown Micro-Tech amps) and active Low Pass xover to subs. Some 150Hz. Tractrix horns, still awaiting construction of throats... yikes!! Also the BEAR Labs Stratos speaker system is just sitting around...|
|CD Player/DAC:||BEAR Labs custom DAC (private stock)|
Esoteric transport; Pie-on-ear PD-65 available...
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Koetsu Black on a mere Mayware Unipivot or SME 3009 modified... BEAR Labs JFET/WE417A ELEMENT 417 super cascade phono pre (private stock)- a new design with heritage back to Art Loesch's basic design.|
|Other Source(s):||DAT, R-R or whatever you bring with you when you visit...|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||BEAR Labs Silver Lightning/BEAR Labs Silver Thunder speaker cables |
(what else? :- )
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||8kva 220/110 Iso xfmr & BEAR Labs isolated 'quad' boxes for distribution (especially to isolate the digital gear)|
|Tweaks:||few. Vibration isolation of sensitive gear is always a good idea.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||33' x 15' x 10'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||The ceiling is an oft neglected area - very important. the sides here are diffuse relectors, very moderate absorption|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Prefer a wide range, but little MOR/pop stuff.|
Eclectic: David Torn/Thelonious Monk/
Grateful Dead before'73/
Horton Heat/any truly transcendant performance/gotta love Dafos & Planet Drum/Jazz (as long as it isn't schlock or wimpy)/the sound of Hefetz' violin/ and things you never heard of...
|System Goals/Comments:||single point source, DC to light.|
|System Strengths:||It's amazing what you can hear.|
|System Weaknesses:||It's amazing what you can hear.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|URL Link: http://bearlabsUSA.com|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||The penultimate board game: Go (baduk,weiqi)|
...check it out some time.
I'm also a Ham and I play a really strong game of Tennis.