|woober goober's Tubey Groover System|
|IP Address: 184.108.40.206||Last Update: August 05, 2020 at 10:15:01|
|Amplifier:||Audio Mirror 45 Watt SET monoblocks (parallel 6C33C power tubes; hexfred upgrade; Sylvania JAN-CHS 6SL7GT/VT-229, early 1950s; Sylvania 6SN7GT, 2-rivet hole Bad Boy type short glass, heavy top & side getter flashing, 1940s era; auto-bias; protection circuit; Dynamicaps)|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Mapletree 2A SE Linestage (NOS 12SN7 Tung-Sol grey T plates; separate power supply; NOS Raytheon JAN-CRP 6X5WGT rectifier; Black Gate filter capacitor. Gains: 10dB, 10dB, and 18dB. Two outputs.) |
|Speakers:||Eggleston Works Fontaine (originals; 25# lead shot in each base; Star Sound Audio Points between upper and lower cabinets).|
ACI Titan XL subs (pair, wired stereo).
|CD Player/DAC:||Opera Audio Consonance Reference 2.2 (modified: output caps changed to Auricaps, replaced 6h30 tube with JJ Tesla EC-99 Dual Triode, etc.)|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||SCs - Harmonic Technology Pro-9 Plus|
ICs - WyWires
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||PCs - VH Audio Flavor 4 (Furutech FI-25 Gold connectors on monoblocks).|
Furutech Cu outelts.
Brickwall PW8R15AUD (surge protection and filter) for CDP and pre.
|Tweaks:||Star Sound Audio Points under gear and subs. Sistrum SP-101s under mains speakers.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||20.125' x 12.67 x 7.1'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||All GIK treatments: (4) 244 Panels at first and second side reflections; (2) pairs (stacked) Tri Traps front corners; (3) Combination Diffuse Absorption Panels rear wall.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Jazz, blues, rock, acoustic are favorites, but also listen to much more. Hardly ever: rap, new country, commercial radio drek, smooth jazz.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Most believable and engaging sound as possible, whose shortcomings are easily overlooked.|
|System Strengths:||Organic, engaging, clear, harmonically rich, true-toned, full-range, soundscape width and depth, imaging. Perfect vocals and acoustic guitar.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Read classical literature, watch movies, hike, just about any outdoor activity.|