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Jim E's Main System System
IP Address: Last Update: December 07, 2017 at 12:47:28
Amplifier: Three Linn Klouts - Tri-Amping
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Lejonklou Sagatun mono pair
Speakers: B&W 802 Matrix series 3(1993) with North Creek external crossovers specially modified to allow for tri-amping.

Linn Sizmik 12" subwoofer
CD Player/DAC: None
Turntable/Phono Stage: Linn LP12SE, Ekos SE, Radikal, Keel, Urika, Kandid
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Linn 2 wire (forget name)
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Klouts are on Neuance shelves that are on an Apollo wall shelf or stand. Used teflon tape on shelf spikes without any lock nut.

LP12 and other electronics on glass shelves/spikes/Apollo rack.
Tweaks: All cables are suspended and away from each other as well as walls and floor.
Room Size (LxWxH): 26 x 20 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: Scattered furniture, window treatments and paintings break up standing waves. Speakers are 2.5 feet from back wall. Added GIK bass traps in corners and on walls. A major upgrade in sound quality!
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 99% Classical, some 60s and 70s rock. 3,000 records cataloged. Also, ~10,000 records from a classical/jazz radio station.
System Goals/Comments: Reach smooth, natural sound of real, non-amplified performance. It is right when it feels right, more than by analytical listening.
System Strengths: Presence, imaging, stage depth
System Weaknesses: Finally, none that I can address!
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Pianist (Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy ...). Write music for my own enjoyment. Own and manage several vacation properties on a lake in south central Virginia. Do architectural design work reproducing period arts and crafts homes.

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