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Tone!'s Tone's Tubed Rig... System
IP Address: 122.56.197.162 Last Update: April 19, 2018 at 14:42:18
Amplifier: LEBEN CS300F (15w into 4/6/8 Ohms, HCC85Input, JAN-6169 Power) Tubed Integrated Amp with FINITE ELEMENTE CERABALL Feet
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: KLIPSCH RP-160M (2-way, 95dB, 4 Ohms Nominal) on ATACAMA Spiked Stands
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: REGA APOLLO 35TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION CD-Player (WOLFSON 8740 DAC Chip) on solid SORBOTHANE Feet
Turntable/Phono Stage: LINN SONDEK LP12 [Modified] Suspended Turntable with ORIGIN LIVE DC-motor Kit , LINN ITTOK tonearm, SHELTER 501 Mk. II Cartridge, BOSTON AUDIO [solid] Carbon Mat.

All on BLACK DIAMOND RACING CONES supported by Spiked Plate Glass on a purpose-built metal Wall-mount Shelf.

AUDITORIUM23 Step-Up-Transformer with LEBEN RS30EQ (23.5dB Gain, 12AT7 Gain, 6X5GT Rectifier) all-tube Phono Stage
Other Source(s): APPLE iPadPRO with HRT iStreamer (Burr Brown 1793)
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: DNM RCA Interconnects with EICHMANN RCA plugs. HARMONIC TECHNOLOGY TRUTHLINK copper Phono RCA Interconnect. PROEL Ultra-low capacitance copper speaker cables.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): STAR GROUNDING is all that is required for ultra-low noise floor
Tweaks: FINITE ELEMENTE CERABALL, SORBOTHANE or BLACK DIAMOND RACING CONES under everything, bolted where possible!
Room Comments/Treatments: Got carpet now - big gains in transparency and bass texture/extension!
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Anything, but RAP and PUNK!
System Goals/Comments: More listening time!
System Strengths: Intimacy, micro-dynamics, spatial cues, truth of timbre, dynamics and soundstaging!
System Weaknesses: No really ultra-low bass output. I don't miss it.
Video/HT System: Separate

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