Audio Asylum Inmate Johann E's My First Horns (Golden Cary Kochels) System

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Johann E's My First Horns (Golden Cary Kochels) System
Last Update: October 02, 2000 at 15:47:27 IP Address:
Amplifier: Golden Tube SE 300B (7 watts)

RCA metal encased 6L6(40s vintage)(2)

Sovtek 6SN7(2)/RCA WGTB 6SN7(2)

Mullard metal-based 5AR4 rectifier

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Cary SLP 90L

Mullard CV4004/Bugle Boy 12AU7/Philips EZ81 rectifiers

Speakers: Kochel K200 two-way floorstanding fully horn-loaded loudspeakers-95dB@1 watt/1 metre.
CD Player/DAC: Rotel RCD 951 HDCD
Turntable/Phono Stage: Michell Gyro Dec Limited Ed/SME V/SumiKo BPS/Aragon 47K phono stage
Other Source(s): Denon cassette deck.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Cardas Golden Cross IC/Sonic Arts spker cable/AlphaCore TQ1 IC/VdH 1st IC/VdH D102mkII IC /Harmonic Tech AC cord.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): wall socket(good one)/TDK noise blockers/cotton buds (for the ears)/XLO TPC cleaner.
Tweaks: blu-tack/table/StarBucks coffee brush/cleaning alcohol(SNA_av)/Audio-Technica stylus cleaner/Narita AV head cleaner/rubber bands/CD rings/coffee trolley as hi fi rack/Ensemble Tube Sox(4)
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 x 10 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Scattered clothes, books, computer table, mattress on floor, mainly diffusion I guess.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Rock, Jazz, Jazz Rock, folkie girl singers...bang, baroom and harp(JUST KIDDING!!), ECM stuff...Led Zep, Bach...
System Goals/Comments: I want a AN Kegon, but I need an affordable SET and hi effiency speaks more...goals? To make it all closer to the Obsolete Sound, I mean, the Absolute, well, you know...
System Strengths: Silky highs, rich and bold mids, controlled bass ..."plays tunes well"...ballsy. rocks, but with subtlety...velvet fist in an iron glove...or vice versa.

System Weaknesses: It doesn't have a Kondo made Kegon and I could use a few million dollars.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Some Jap brand
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: none
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): none
Sources (DVD/VCR): Thomson VCR as rec in What Hi FI?
Other HT Gear: TV remote control/VCR remote tapes.
Comments on HT System: non-existant soundstage. Better than a Bose, tho ;)
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Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Disgruntled but completely un-sue-able lay about bum.

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