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kuma's Funky Monkey System
IP Address: 73.51.109.182 Last Update: October 24, 2015 at 21:26:16
Amplifier: Art Audio Jota Monoblocks (with balanced output transformers & custom matched voltage regulation)

tube complement:
1X KR 52BX
1X12BH7A AWV Super Radiotron
1XCV378 Mullard
1X Tungsram E88CC
power output: 30W ( 4 Ohms taps only ) per channel


Naim NAP 300 + 300 PS ( for summer )
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Naim NAC 52 (last spec with Pots 8 )/Olive Supercap

Krell kps25s 'direct' to the amplifier
Speakers: Wilson Audio WATT 6

bolted onto filled custom steel stands 
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Krell kps25s ( latest version without a CAST )
Turntable/Phono Stage: Phonosophie No.3
Naim P3PS
Naim ARO

* Linn Sondek LP12 Cirkus
Linn Lingo 2
Naim ARO/Woodsong Audio Wenge plinth


Cartridges
MM

Linn Adikt
Linn K9
MC

Ortofon SPU Royal N
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speaker Cables:
Zentara Reference ( for Jota )
NACA5 ( for 300 )

ICs for NAC52:
Naim RCA/DIN5 for non-Naim stages
Custom Naim dual mono XLR/DIN Interconnect

ICs for kps25s:
NBS Black Label XLR (to Jotas )

Power cords:
Naim Powerlines
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Mana Reference Wall Shelf & table for all

Dedicated 20 amp outlet/Oyaide R1 power strip with a Tibia power cord
Naim Powereline for the rest
Room Size (LxWxH): 12' x 10' x 9.5'
Room Comments/Treatments: Irregular plaster wall with built-in floor to ceiling bookcases and wall-mounted CD racks.

Typical office/den furniture

Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 80%: Classical: Symphonic, solo piano and Concertos
10%: Pop/disco electronica/Vocal/Rock
10%: Piano jazz
System Goals/Comments: Get an informative yet fun and involving performance out of WATT.

Get a sufficient bass details and weight at high SPL from small standmounts without overloading the room or hear cabinet coloration.

Be simple and practical.

Optimised for a vinyl playback
System Strengths: An ability to play all genre of music convincingly regardless of their recording quality.

For once, WATT can 'get down on it as well as totaly invisible in the small space.

System Weaknesses: Relatively low headroom

Limited frequency extensions
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: 50" Pioneer Elite Plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Panasonic digital receiver to the Plasma monitor via HDMI
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): ATC SCM 10
Naim Appliance speaker wire
Sources (DVD/VCR): Oppo Digital HD981 into Panasonic's digital input via Naim DC1
Other HT Gear: 2-tier Naim Fraim
Comments on HT System: Too many remotes
URL Link: http://mybriks.com

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