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Ogh's Living room stereo System
IP Address: Last Update: June 02, 2023 at 05:30:27
Amplifier: Atma-Sphere MA-1 mk 3.2
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Einstein The Tube mk2
Speakers: Audiokinesis Dream Makers (driven by MA-1)
(Sometimes also: Audiokinesis LCS "effect" speakers (driven by modded Pioneer 912))
CD Player/DAC: Teac NT-505 Dac / streamer
Tascam DA-3000 recorder
Turntable/Phono Stage: Hanss T30 player / SME V arm / Lyra Atlas cartridge

Aesthetix Io Eclipse (partial = old chassis)
Other Source(s): Teac NT-505
Tascam DA-3000
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: JPS
Kimber KCAG
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): - Dedicated 3 course line 235 volt (15, 15 and 10 ampere)
- Ps Quintet power conditioning on some components
- Larvikite stone shelf ca 100 kg and wall-mounted larvikite shelves
Tweaks: Quite a few...but not too much
2 x DAAD absorbers 90 x 28 cm
Room Size (LxWxH): 27 x 20 x 8,5
Room Comments/Treatments: Living room furniture, large carpet, ceiling damping
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Quality, across genres; prog
System Goals/Comments: Changed from a solid state system (Krell FPB600 and Dynaudio Consequence speakers) in 2011
System Strengths: - all-tube system
- great analog source chain
- optimal match amps/speakers
- very good room / system integration
System Weaknesses: - Many tubes...gets warm...repairs can be difficult
- speakers more 'wholistic' than 'pinpoint'
- Digital source upgraded (2020) but still not as good as the analog chain
Video/HT System: None
TV/Projector: No TV allowed in our living / listening room!
URL Link: http://ogholter.no/category/blog/music/
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Researcher (professor emeritus)
Hobby musician / flutes, guitars

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