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TeddiJackEddie's Home Theater Mancave (one of five) System
IP Address: Last Update: February 12, 2013 at 06:55:30
Amplifier: Dyna 70 (NOT MODDED, just modernized)
PIO caps, new carbon resistors, etc.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Matisse 2-Tube clone(NOS tubes)
Speakers: Old JBL components; homemade 4-cubic foot boxes; crossover of my own design
CD Player/DAC: Oppo for DVDs and the occasional CD
HRT for digital out on old laptop
Turntable/Phono Stage: Turntable is in one of my other systems - description coming soon
Other Source(s): Internet radio
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: HD Halloween cables; homemade interconnect made from Halloween cable; Pangea cable from laptop to the HRT
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Homemade power conditioner
Tweaks: Many
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 x 15 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Room is too small for speakers
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 70% Rock
- British Invasion (Kinks, Who, Yardbirds, etc.)
- Surf (Dick Dale, Ventures, etc.)
- Rockabilly/Psychobilly (Johnny Burnette, Carl Perkins, Brian Setzer, etc.)
- Irish Folk/Punk (Black 47's, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly)
- Jump Blues, Jump Blues, Jump Blues (Wynonie Harris, Roy Brown, a million more)
- Edgy Cowpunk (Chainsaw Cresendo, Speedbuggy, etc.)
- Garage/Garage Punk/Little Steven choices (Sonics, Greenhornes, Caesars, etc.)
70's, 80's, 90's Punk Rock (Ramones, Ramones, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Offspring, etc.)
- Pre-1949 Style Jazz (Django Rhinehart, Stephan Grappelli, Andrew Byrd, etc.)
Any group that influenced the Ramones and any group influenced by the Ramones

30% Classical
- Mid-period large-scale (Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Dvorak, Brahms)
- A touch of early (Bach)
- A touch of later (Vaughn Williams, Elgar)
System Goals/Comments: In this particular system, to watch a movie or listen to Internet radio while working.
System Strengths: Good for movies and internet radio
- We ain't got to show you no stinking subwoofers (with the JBLs)
System Weaknesses: It's more AV than hi-fi
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: 55" Sony LED
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Cable box and Oppo
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): See above
Sources (DVD/VCR): DVD - $50 blu-ray player
Other HT Gear: None
Comments on HT System: Hey, it's a damn TV
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Bike riding (on and off-road)
Target shooting (yes, I wear ear protection, but probably too little, too late)
Working out (weight lifting, general gym stuff)
Drinking beer

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