|Barney's Beanery's A Rock & Roll Music Hall System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: February 20, 2015 at 11:36:05|
|Amplifier:||Heathkit W-5M (16458) monoblocks (w/mods suggested at http://www.chimeralabs.com/williamsmod.html)|
using the 6CG7 tube and KT66 power tubes (SHUGUANG/China).
A MOST EXCELLENT TUBE!
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Foreplay III preamp |
Clear and crystal clean.
|Speakers:||Set 1: DLK 4 ....I bet these are the best speaker you have NEVER heard!|
|CD Player/DAC:||Samsung BD-D5700 Blu-ray Disc Player|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Vintage Victor L-A55 direct drive turntable with Nagaoka MP-110 cartridge.|
Bozak phono preamp.
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||DIY Interconnects |
DIY 12 gauge speaker wire
|Room Size (LxWxH):||22 x 12 x 8|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Wood paneled walls, painted cement floor with 8' X 12' area rug, acustic tiles on ceiling and corners.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||(late) 60's Rock, Cajun, Blues and more Blues. Frank, Dino and big bands|
& of course, Janis.
|System Goals/Comments:||Beautiful reproduction of what on the disc/lp.......the Heathkit W5M's are as good as I have every heard.|
I SMILE every time I turn these bad boys on!
|System Strengths:||The updated W-5M's a treat to listen to. This is one excellent set-up.|
|System Weaknesses:||I'm lookin` & listenin` for em......ain't found any yet!|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Collecting vintage tubes, gear and speakers. Riding my motorcycle and scooters!.|