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JWT's Tenasity System
Last Update: November 26, 2001 at 08:48:52 IP Address:
Amplifier: Transendent Sound OTL tube amp. 35 watt stereo
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Passive attenuators from Electronic Visionary Systems
Speakers: Christian Ltd. E-6 Studio monitors and matching woofer.
CD Player/DAC: Arcam CD23
Turntable/Phono Stage: Well Tempered modified w/Grado

Reference w/ custom built phono pre-amp EVS.

Other Source(s): Magnum Dynalab Etude Tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Dimarzio Super M-Path speaker 3m, Harmonic Technology 2m Pro-Silway MKII interconnect
Tweaks: separate elec. subpanel dedicated to the system. Isolated grounds, hard wired isolation tranformers on front end. Hospital grade outlets and separate circuits for the amps,sand box, black diamond racing cones,lead shot weights for the speakers and CD23, 1.5 inch thick Maple shelves for rack
Room Size (LxWxH): 17' x 14' x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: Room Tunes sound control, area rugs,
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): jazz, blues, folk, rock, etc.
System Goals/Comments: To have the best sounding system for the least amount of money.
System Strengths: unbelievable musicality,clarity,imaging, soundstage,slam, etc.
System Weaknesses: no remote,would like another amp to bi-amp but not enough room, and amps generate a lot of heat. If I could find a preamp that didn't hinder the sound and didn't cost $8000 I might get it.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Mitsubiti Diamond Series 50"
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Marantz SR8000 integrated Reciever. (WOW)
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): NHT speakers on the front and rear, HSU powered sub.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony DVP-S7700
Other HT Gear: Sony and Mit. SVHS top of line
Comments on HT System: Lots of fun,for the money I love it. the marantz sr8000 is fantastic for the bucks.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: House Builder,remodeler, golf, tennis, sking, woodworking,sailing, guitar,reading,hiking, biking,exercising

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