|jzach402's My Timeless Passion System|
|IP Address: 220.127.116.11||Last Update: July 13, 2010 at 13:53:11|
|Amplifier:||Mcintosh MC402- 400W/Ch @ 2,4,& 8 ohms.|
Solid state w/ autoformer design.
balanced and unbalanced inputs.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Sonic Frontiers Line 2SE- tube design, uses 3 pairs of 6922. 2-balanced and 4-unbalanced inputs. 200 ohms output impedance.|
|Speakers:||Martin Logan Ascents- 90dB sensitivity, impedance 4-1.2 ohms. Max power handlig 200 watts. Electrostatic type design.|
|CD Player/DAC:||Mcintosh MCD 205- 5 disc cd changer. Balance and unbalance outputs. 96Kz sampling rate.|
RCA & Optical digital output. A pair of balanced and unbalance outputs.
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||1)Linn Sondek Lp-12/Vahalla ps/(blk) Ittok LVII/Pickering XSV3000. AES PH-1 Phono stage w/ VT229 and Mullard CV4003.|
2) K & K SET Phono kit (maxxed-out ver.) w/ LL1931 mc x-former and tantalum resistors.
2) Dual 604 TT w/ Grado Prestige Gold.
|Other Source(s):||IPOD (Apple), PC laptop & Apple Imac G5.|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Audioquest speaker cables... In process replacing ICs with balanced cables on Preamp to amp and CD to Preamp with NEOtech NEI 3002 twisted pr/Neutrik XLR connectors.|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Chang LightSpeed CLS6600. tweaked with Oyaide R1 outlets.|
|Tweaks:||Herbies TT mat. Soundocity Outriggers 1.5.|
VH Audio DIY power cords for Preamp, Power amp, CD player and DAC.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||15' x 16' x 9'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Just regular floor rugs and furnitures.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Jazz, Oldies, Rock, & R&B.|
|System Goals/Comments:||QUALITY made power cords & Interconnects makes difference in sound period!|
|System Strengths:||It's like listening to GIANT headphones- ONLY better! without listening-fatigue.|
|System Weaknesses:||Could use some room treatment..|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Audio enthusiast, Digital photography, Bicycling, Computer savy...|