|Jim Doyle 's My fine Summer even'in lis'ner System|
|IP Address: 18.104.22.168||Last Update: December 05, 2016 at 21:50:36|
|Amplifier:||Clone of Lynn Olson's Amity P-P 2A3 amp.|
I'm using Magnequest MQ565 with 80% Nickel Core custom output transformers. Lundahl 1660/PP C-core interstage transformer. 6CG7 driver. Sowter 3575 input transformer.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Audio Research LS-22|
|Speakers:||Snell Acoustics J-II (1983). A Craigslist Gem.|
|CD Player/DAC:||NAD M51|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Rega P25 with RB600 tonearm|
Rega Super Elys MM cartridge.
Cambridge Audio 640P with minor modifications of LM4562 in Gain buffer,
AD826 in RIAA stage.
Several dozen USN JAN 7308s rescued from scrap test equipment to feed the Seduction.
|Other Source(s):||BlueSound Node 2. FreeNAS storage server (ZFS) with RAIDZ1 mirrored pool.|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Canare Quadstar L4S (under a buck per foot).|
Neutrik XLR shells and jacks via You-Do-It Electronics of Needham, MA.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||National Grid - After Midnight|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Interpol, Postal Service, Sigur Ross, Emmy Lou Harris, Nanci Griffith, Dixie Chicks, Michelle Shocked, Carol King, Iron and Wine, Goran Bregovic, U2, Kathy Mattea.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Low heat dissipation / power consumption.|
Aesthetic presentation of wood speaker cabs and matching amplifier cabinet work.
|System Strengths:||Visual aesthetics (thick walnut veneered Snells and solid oiled walnut amplifier case). System is extremely quiet (fully balanced differential). Great bass control.|
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|URL Link: http://www.flickr.com/rockymtnmagic|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||hiking and mountaineering. mountain biking.|
My academic work is in Chemistry, however my vocation is now as a software architect and developer.