|ambel's Chameleon System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: January 27, 2013 at 21:15:22|
|Amplifier:||Custom made 300B mono-bloc amp, with Tamura F-5002 Amorphous OPT, UTC mil-spec power tranny, Kenyon chokes, Black Gate filter caps|
Audio Note Copper in oil coupling caps, AB resistor, mil-spec Teflon silver hook up wire, 1/8" copper plate on a machined block
of aluminium. Powered by 1940's US Army Western Electric 300B, red base RCA 5692.
10Y/VT-25A based amp with custom wound Electra Print Silver OPT.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Custom made Western Electric 407A Line stage|
and Bendix 6900/Westrex 396A based Line stage.
|Speakers:||JBL Hartsfield,Altec 605A open baffle, Fostex 206E folded horn.|
|CD Player/DAC:||Sony SCD777ES SACD|
Pioneer PD-54 used as transport
CAL Sigma II DAC with Sylvania Gold Brand 5751
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Acoustic Signature Final Tool|
Graham 1.5T arm
Shelter 501 II
Garrard 301 with Dynavector DV505 arm
And Orftofon MC 15 cart.
Bogen/Lenco B61 with Sumiko MMT arm
Denon DL103 cart.
Phono stage is custom made With Western Electric
417a and 396a tubes. Step up tranny Altec 4722, Altec
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||DIY Mil-spec extruded Teflon silver wire from|
the 1960's for speaker wire, IC and power cords.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||5KVA Isolation transformer, DiY rack using 3"|
maple buthcer block, Townsend seismic sink,
DJ racing cones.
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Female vocals specially in vinyl, Miles, Coltrane, Evans and classical.|
|System Goals/Comments:||It's an evolving system.|
|System Strengths:||speed and agility.|
|System Weaknesses:||more warthm.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Wine,micro brew beer and Exotic birds.|