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bigklaw's Home System System
IP Address: Last Update: January 08, 2009 at 10:34:45
Amplifier: Leben cs300x Integrated Amplifier with RCA "Command" 5751s and 1960s Amperex el-84s (now using GE 5star TMBP and Mullard el84s)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Custom designed cabinets with Hartley 220MSGs (new version)
CD Player/DAC: Oppo 972(?)(3?)
Turntable/Phono Stage: Garrard 301 Cream Grease Bearing (converted to oil w.Kokomo) custom Walnut Plinth, SME 3012R, Denon Dl-s1, Denon AU-s1 step up transformer, Funk Acromat, other cartridges (Denon DL-103R, Shure 97x).

Phono Stage is an all tube custom job with highly regulated power supply (tubes in phono stage: 12at7,417A,12au7,ECC85,6an8,5651,5ar4,6fw5)
Other Source(s): Ipod
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Acoustic zen Satori speaker cable, Interconnects are Shindo(transformer to preamp and preamp to integrated), Zu Xaus tonearm to transformer, Analysis Plus from CD to integrated
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): PS Audio UPC-200 with ZU Bok
Tweaks: Herbies Audio large and big "Fat Dots"--Best tweak so far!
Room Size (LxWxH): 17 x 17 x 11
Room Comments/Treatments: Furniture and rugs are the only treatments. Coaxial speakers help in that regard.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): All music
System Goals/Comments: I am only interested in playing music that sounds like music. My system must reproduce music with emotion and organization.
System Strengths: Timbral textures, emotion, dynamics, clarity.
System Weaknesses: None for me. Strong output below 30Hz, but for those who crave 20 hz, my system wouldn't do it loudly.
Video/HT System: None

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