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jmwaite's Main Audio room System
IP Address: Last Update: September 05, 2012 at 13:07:08
Amplifier: Transition Audio Design (Tom Tutay modded Altec 1570B).
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Transition Audio Design phono stage.
Transition Audio Design line stage.
Speakers: Carolina Audio JSMs sitting on top of custom CA 8" transmission line low freq. boxes. Constant voltage passive crossover by CA.
CD Player/DAC: CEC TL-2 transport; Scott Nixon TubeDac+. Nixon USB tubedac with Mac Book Pro as the source
Turntable/Phono Stage: J C Verdier "La Platine" TT; Moerch DP-6 arm; Miyajima Labs "Shilabe" phono cartridge. Miyajima Labs "Kansui" phono cartridge. Transition Audio Design custom phono stage.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Western Electric multistrand copper speaker cable; WE shielded cable interconnects-both 1930s vintage; Tom Tutay custom phono cable using WE shielded cable (1930s)
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Symposium Isis rack. Home made Symposium rip off turntable platform using Sound Anchors speaker stands as the base of the platform.
Tweaks: Audio system dedicated power source with surge supressor from Dominion Virginia Power.
Room Size (LxWxH): 28' x 14' x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: Multiple Tube traps; compressed fiberglas pannels; homemade diffusors on ceiling.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Ancient music (14th-17th centuries); Baroque; Celtic; Rock; Jazz--anything but hard core country (I do like Dwight Yoakam).
System Goals/Comments: Take me away from daily worries.
System Strengths: Lifelike image. Total ease of sound reproduction. Engaging.
System Weaknesses: Would like to have a better room.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Samsung LED.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Yamaha reciever with Sherwood 5-channel amp.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Mission 5.1 with one Dahlquist 12" powered subs
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony DVD; JVC VCR; cable box
Comments on HT System: My wife's domain.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: bicycling, radio control aircraft, photography. Registered Nurse.

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