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schlagelk's Kurt's Vintage System System
IP Address: Last Update: December 05, 2017 at 08:07:04
Amplifier: Acoustat TNT-200 MOSFET amplifier (Roy Esposito updated) specifically designed for Acoustat speakers
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Acoustat MRP-1 reference preamp revamped by Roy Esposito
Speakers: Acoustat Spectra 22 electrostatics (interfaces with Roy Esposito improvements), Janis W-1 subwoofer with Dayton SA230 subwoofer amp
CD Player/DAC: McIntosh MCD205 CD changer

Squeezebox V3 feeds into Rega DAC

Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega RP3 with Ortofon 2M red cartridge, Rega TT-PSU

Kenwood KD-2055 with Shure M95ED cartridge and JICO SAS stylus

Acoustat MRP-1 has two phono inputs, one for MM and one for MC (Van Alstine designed)

Bugle 2 phono preamp (backup)
Other Source(s): iPod Classic 160 GB
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Morrow SP4 speaker cable, Morrow MA5 and MA4 interconnects
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Monster HT700
Tweaks: MG12 - Mye stands (without struts).
Room Size (LxWxH): 30 x 17 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Carpeted floors
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Progressive Rock, Progressive Metal, Rock, Classical once in a while
System Goals/Comments: Audiophile sound without breaking the bank
System Strengths: Very detailed and the soundstage is deep
System Weaknesses: None to my ears
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Samsung 60" Plasma 5350A
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Yamaha HTR-7065, Acoustat TNT-200, Aragon 2004 Mk II
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): No center speaker, Magnepan MG12 surrounds, B&W ASW650 sub
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony PS4, Apple TV
Other HT Gear: ZVox 580 soundbar
Comments on HT System: The Tree of Life creation sequence is quite an experience with this setup.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Bowling, Golf, Gardening, Reading

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