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TerryR's The Stereo System
IP Address: 98.144.37.41 Last Update: December 31, 2017 at 02:16:37
Amplifier: Audio by Van Alstine Insight 260
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Audio by Van Alstine Insight+ EC
Speakers: KEF Reference Model 2 (90 dB, 4 Ohm)
Philharmonic Audio Affordable Accuracy Monitor
Massdrop Sennheiser HD 6XX
Beyerdynamic DT-990 Hdphones
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Sony BDP-S570 Blu-ray player using digital coax out to Audio by Van Alstine Insight+ DAC.
Turntable/Phono Stage: 1) Dual CS-5000 w/ Ortofon 2M Blue (cables replaced by Fix-My-Dual)
2) Pioneer PL-516 w/ Grado Gold
AVA Vision Phono stage (in Preamp)
Other Source(s): Tascam DR-07mkII Portable Digital Audio Recorder for needle drops.
WD 2TB My Book to Allo DigiOne Player to AVA DAC.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Morrow Audio SP3 Reference, with home brew jumpers, AudioQuest Diamondback & Sig-Lynx AG interconnects. Pangea Premier Headphone cable. (On the bench: Tara Labs RSC Prime 500 speak cbls)
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Belkin PureAV PF-60, Salamander Twin 30, Hunt EDA brush, Record Doctor II vacuum machine, Shure Stylus Force Gage, AVA CAT tool, Radio Shack Sound Meter.
Tweaks: Sand filled speakers, Two separate 20a line runs.
Room Size (LxWxH): 18' x 20' x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: Typical living room furniture, Honeycomb blinds on large picture window, maple hardwood floor, medium area rug.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classic rock through modern alternative, Jazz, Classical or almost anything interesting.
System Goals/Comments: Musical enjoyment.
System Strengths: Deep, tuneful bass; clean vocals; smooth, airy & detailed top end. Wide sound stage.
System Weaknesses: TBD
Video/HT System: Integrated
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Infinity PS-8 sub.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony BDP-S570 Blu-ray player

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