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|circlekinak's Main stereo system System||
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|Last Update: June 27, 2004 at 00:44:20||IP Address: 22.214.171.124|
|Amplifier:||Sound valve m40 mono block tube amps|
Peavey CS800S in bridge mode, 800 into 4ohms.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Sound valve VTP-101 all 12ax7 tube pre/w/phono section.|
Audio Control's Ricter Scale sub eq. and x-over, (60hz, 18db/octave)
Swans 12" sub driver in a Gallo design enclosure that I made. Dual voice coil driver.
|CD Player/DAC:||Sound Stream DAC-1, fed by older Denon 5 disk changer with rca digi output.|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Technics SL-20 deck with OEM RB300 with original wire, and lowcenter weight. |
Monolithic Series 2 phono pre (PS2)with optionalPower supply HC 1b.
|Other Source(s):||Phono cartridge, New Sumiko Black Bird|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Harvey Rosenberg's suggested Radio Shack magnet wire interconnects, mostly through out. Spkr, monster 14 guage grey jacket stuff, 12' long.|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Those $30 plug in to wall line quieters. 4 of them plugged into outlets in listening room.|
|Tweaks:||Bags of cat litter on speaker stand brackets, press speakers into carpet.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||10 x 12 x 7.5|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Attic room with peak flat for 6-7 feet at top, slopeing to 3.5 high along length of room.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Well recorded rock, jazz, vocal/choir, percussion ensemble and most big classical.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Big, well imaged sound, with deep bass and pleasent highs. Make piano believable.|
|System Strengths:||see above. Choice of wires, make a difference, as well as foam to cover the walls in the right places.|
|System Weaknesses:||Weeding them out. Never been this good before.|
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|TV/Projector:||Sony Vega 27 inch.|
|Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers:||Sony DVD surround capable unit running a |
Peavey PV260 100p/ch amp.
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||Peavey 656 british designed chineese two-way with Titanium tweets.|
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||See sony above|
|Other HT Gear:||Peavey Kosmos processor for filling in lower octave, and adding stereo enhancement.|
|Comments on HT System:||Processor precludes needing a sub and all that goes with it. Tried it both ways. Speakers ceiling mounted and plenty of deep bass.|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Target Shooting, night sky watching, playing jazz drums. Music teacher and sales.|