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dre7's Triodes and T Lines System
IP Address: Last Update: February 28, 2012 at 12:12:30
Amplifier: DIY PP6B4G monoblocks:
Edcor input trans>6J5>custom IT Splitter>PP6B4G Bogen DB20 Power and OPT
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): I get a little help from the gain offset in the DEQ2496 UTILITY module
Speakers: DIY Transmission Line using AMK CX802 8" coaxial drivers
CD Player/DAC: Arcam DV79 or CAL Icon as transport
Behringer SRC2496 upsampling 96kHz
Behringer DEQ2496 as DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: None
Other Source(s): Pioneer TX-940 tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: 16 ga lamp cord on speakers
Mogami from DEQ to amps
RCA 25' digital coax from transport to SRC
Tweaks: plinth plywood chassis for amps
upgraded caps on speakers
Room Size (LxWxH): 15 x 21 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: judicious placement of furniture
heavy drapes on three walls
DEQ2496 for small, cut only eq of a couple bass resonances
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 50's doo wop
60's rock
80's punk/new wave
jazz/classical/big band/opera standards
System Goals/Comments: I'm really pretty close to where I want to be. A little more of that holographic sensation would be nice.
System Strengths: clean, musical bass
open, effortless, palpable presentation
lots of detail retrieval from redbook cds
wide soundstage
System Weaknesses: soundstage could be deeper
would occasionally like to shake the floors without system losing composure
monoblock volume controls are a pain
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: biking, photography

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