|Mike Mount's Music Room System|
|IP Address: 220.127.116.11||Last Update: December 12, 2017 at 11:51:30|
|Amplifier:||Jeff Rowland Model 501s (500 wpc)|
driven with pair of Rowland PC1s
..freaking awesome combo...
THE BEST (tube amps) I've owned
Atma-Sphere MA-1 Mk. III.1
Or (reluctantly) non OTL
Audio Research VT200
Same effortless sound
*Atmasphere M60 Mk2 II (60w)
(fully optioned) modest power
simply awesome amps!
honorable mention - sold it.
*Mark Levinson No. 336
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Jeff Rowland Capri w/DAC|
Atma-Sphere MP1 Mk2 II
|Speakers:||Revel Studios with Revel S30|
subwoofer (Studios 87db)
At times . . . for fun
'reference worthy' - amazing!
*Silverline Audio SR17 (92db)
*fabulous in booth systems
Occaisionally Quad ESL-57s
Atma-Sphere M-60mkII mono
blocks running 6 tubes
|CD Player/DAC:||Meridian Transport|
Mark Levinson No.360s
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Sota Star/SME V/Talisman|
|Other Source(s):||Meridian Tuner|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Cardas Golden Reference Bi Wire|
system IC and speaker runs
or 5' Biwire Golden Cross +++
system IC and speaker
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Virtual Dynamics, Power 3, |
PS Audio - Power Ports +++
Ultimate Outlets, Juice Bars
|Tweaks:||All AC feeds (for each room)|
are discrete (HC-low noise)
for the audio room(s) with
seperate LN system grounds.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||21' x 14' x 7.4|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Remnant carpet rolls in corners (fabulous)|
Room treatment goals: Aurelex treatments are fabulous maybe $real$ bass traps.
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Nearly everything|
|System Goals/Comments:||TRUTH, full-range response|
(even without sub...) with greater
sense of' dynamics.
the higher powered' amplifiers
required (both tube and SS).
Love Rowlands, Atma-Spheres!
alternate Summer / Winter seasonal
use over extended periods
|System Strengths:||TRUTH, dynamic, utterly effortless, (you are there) believable - scale of the musical event, you can listen all day long . . . without fatigue with associated speakers.|
|System Weaknesses:||Phono UPGRADES needed...|
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|TV/Projector:||Assorted Canon projectors|
OR Sony PVM 2530 pro monitor
1986 circa. still kicking...
|Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers:||Sony STR DA1000ES|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||Harbeth Ls 5/12a |
Aura Sub and Satellites
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||Varied - cable (mostly)|
QT content, computer, dvd
dSLR footage (masters)
Apple WiFi integration.
|Other HT Gear:||Audioquest Python IC and AQ speaker|
|Comments on HT System:||More of a focus on 2 ch|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Photography...(yes) and music are principle interest.|
(critical for *maintainence*) staying young. Weightlifting/YOGA, diet and sports nutrition.
I l o v e GERMAN cars - cooking and fine wine,
travel, hiking, bicycling.