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JinE's HT on a Budget System
Last Update: August 27, 2001 at 16:22:33 IP Address:
Amplifier: Denon AVR-2801
Kenwood KA-8100
Kenwood KA-6100
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): N/A
Speakers: Sony MB215
Pinnacle Widescreen Center
SVS 25-31CS
DIY Sonosub
CD Player/DAC: Pioneer CLD1090 (Laserdisc player used as CD Transport)
Turntable/Phono Stage: ADC LT-10
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Home Depot 12Ga Oxygen Free
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): DYI Flexy Rack
Tweaks: Replaced Capacitors used as X-overs located in speakers to really bring out the mids/ highs.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Everything (from Enya to Death Row)
System Goals/Comments: My only goal is that she keeps me happy.
System Strengths: Bass (DIY Sonosub and SVS 25-31 make for a good clean hard hitting Bass)
System Weaknesses: Mains/Center are not timber matched. Center channel can be muddy at times. I feel the center is actually TOO wide taking up a huge portion of the front sound stage.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Toshiba CZ32v61
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Denon AVR2801
Kenwood KA-8100
Kenwood KA-6100
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): -Center: Pinnacle Widescreen Center
-L/R/S: Sony MB215 3 Accoustic Suspension
Sources (DVD/VCR): -Toshiba SD3006 (4 yeard old 1st Gen DVD player)
-Pioneer CLD1090 (Laserdisc)
-RCA LDR600 (laserdisc)
-Emerson VCR (WalMart special!)
Other HT Gear: Radio Shack Digital SPL meter
Sony RM-AV2000 touchscreen remote
Comments on HT System: Total Price in the HT system right now is $1500 (not couting the $500+ for the DVD player and $500 for the TV). For old pics of my setup go here:
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Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Motorcycles
Mountain Biking

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