|Carolus 's OCTOPUS (DIY HOME MADE) System|
|IP Address: 126.96.36.199||Last Update: November 29, 2017 at 06:54:29|
|Amplifier:||In home brew:|
First: OTL T8 upgrade T12 (DIY)
Second (in parking): SE300B classe A
Third : 2 x4 Monster classe A
Normal (daily system) & Dim:
2x5 way actif analog filter, 24dB/oct
Amp: home made, 10 channel DC servo-control amp (concept André Dumortier)
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||In home brew (DIY):|
First: no need for the T12
Second (in parking) : 'Pre-amp,in-/output Tr. LL, 2C51 SE'
second: 'Kaneda pre and actif filter' 18dB/oct
To day: 2x5 way actif analog filter 24dB/oct
|Speakers:||In Home brew (DIY) :2x4/5 -way full horn (octo - pus), |
Low horn: PATRICIAN IV, oversized Klipschorn (driver EVM18B)
Low-Mid horn: WESTERN ELECTRIC WE66A (adapted for driver JBL2482) ... see "lesHP" by Hiraga,
Mid horn: Iwata 2" (driver S2 Vitavox or S3)
High horn: Iwata 1" (driver B&C DH250 ... very nice),
S High horn: Beyma.
Passif filter DIY, 12dB/oct with L-pad ( never ending tuning)
@ this time: actif filter analog 5-way ... sublime,
|CD Player/DAC:||Teac driver P2, |
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||EMT 930 (mono, converted DIY to stereo & direct wiring), motor management by Mitsubishi convertor .|
Air bearing TT 16" & air bearing TT 16"
TA, with cinematic bearing (for the musical fun),
RIAA "Pultec PC10" (à la good friend Gilbert Préale),
RIAA ..... Transistors with pos FB (c.f.r Pultec)
Pré-pré MC HIRAGA 2 (1Farad)
& washmachine "Keith Monks Omni" .....
|Other Source(s):||Tuner: "AD" by André DUMORTIER (Belgium, custom made)|
Bi-Sforzando (by AD)
Six-amplis (DC-amp, custom made by AD)
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Drivers: cable:VtmB 2,5|
No exotique cables ....
Adobe audition aurora,
& ... friends fine prof music ears ... (family: band leader, soprano, pianist , singer ... ) ...
|Room Size (LxWxH):||10m x 5m x 2.8m|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||a good normal living and listening room with a "easy leasy" chair .....|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Clas. Renaissance,Baroque,Rom., Neo Clas.|
Fav: Bach,Bocherini,Beethoven,Handel,Von Dietersdorf,Rossini, Vivaldi,Stravinsky, Swerts, Schulse ....
Dixieland music ...
|System Goals/Comments:||be "in" the music ..... and a WAF=10/10|
|System Strengths:||Great music immage, with a present tangible low, sforzando in music ....also in sourdine.|
|System Weaknesses:||good 'music re-production' and tuning is ....end-less.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||nixke|
|Other HT Gear:||nixke|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Home brewer DIY audio and multi horn lover,music lover. Motorcycling in Europe and his neighbourhood.|
Play with the "grandchildren" ... (between DIM audio projects)...you know ...