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JoseL 's Last one? System
IP Address: Last Update: August 11, 2010 at 13:43:36
Amplifier: Odyssey Audio Stratos Stereo Extreme.

Tube Audio Design TAD-60 with Genalex-Gold Lion KT-88, RFT 12AX7 and Tung-Sol reissue 12AU7 tubes.

Millett Hybrid MiniMax headphone amp (DIY kit).
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Anthem Pre-2L SE-plus line pre-amp with Amperex US 7308 tubes.

Speakers: Soliloquy 5.3.

AKG K401 headphones.
CD Player/DAC: Ah! Njoe SuperTjoeb 4000 CD player with Tjo Upsampler and Siemens/Philips 7308 tubes.

Marantz CD5000 CD player.

OWC 1TB external HD > USB Cable > Dell Mini 10v (Win7 + iTunes) > USB Cable > Fubar II USB DAC + Supplier PS.
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI Scoutmaster/JMW-9 Signature combo.

Monolithic PS-1 phono stage with HC-1b power supply.

Dynavector 20xH phono cartridge.
Other Source(s): Sony TC-KE400S cassette deck.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speakers Cables:
Analysis Plus Oval 9 on top and Oval 12 on bottom.

RCA Interconnects:
Ah! CD player > Pre-amp: Element Cable Musical II (Belden 89259/Cardas GSMO).

Marantz CD player > Pre-amp: AR Pro Series.

Fubar II USB DAC > Pre-amp: Element Cable Musical II (Belden 89259/Cardas GSMO)

Turntable > Phono-pre: Zu Cable Xaus phono cable.

Phono-pre > Pre-amp: Element Cable Musical II (Belden 89259/Cardas GSMO).

Pre-amp > Cassette deck: AR Pro Series.

Pre-amp > Amps: Rhino Cable (Belden 89259/Vampire 5X CB).

Power Cords:
Wall AC > PS Audio UO/HC: PS Audio Prelude.

PS Audio UO/HC > Stratos amp: PS Audio Prelude.

PS Audio UO/HC > TAD-60 amp: Generic 14 AWG power cable.

Wall AC > PS Audio UPC-200: PS Audio Punch.

PS Audio UPC-200 > Pre-amp: PS Audio Punch.

PS Audio UPC-200 > Phono-pre: PS Audio Punch.

Stock PCs on the rest.

USB Cables:
CryoParts Generic
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): StudioTech PS-6BS rack.

DIY amp stand (maple butcher block with heavy-duty spikes).

Furutech FP-15 (Cu) duplex AC receptacle.

PS Audio Ultimate Outlet/HC15.

PS Audio UPC-200 Power Center.

Tripp-Lite PS-606-HG power strip.
Tweaks: Herbie's Audio Lab HAL-O tube dampers.

Sand bags on top of CD players and tape deck.

Cones and spikes.

Sand-filled audio rack.
Room Size (LxWxH): 16' x 9' x 7.5'
Room Comments/Treatments: Carpeted concrete floor, plants and bookshelves.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Blues, Rock/Pop, Trip-Hop, Reggae, World/Latin and some Classical.
System Goals/Comments: There is always room for improvement but not at this point. Some room treatment any time soon.
System Strengths: Musical, dynamic, transparent, liquid and balanced. Good soundstage for a small room.

System Weaknesses: I am very pleased with it as is now but a larger well-treated room would make it better.
Video/HT System: Separate

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