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Alco's Old like me System
IP Address: Last Update: March 05, 2016 at 20:29:27
Amplifier: Dynaco ST70 with Triode upgrades, another ST-70 with Curcio upgrades
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Emotiva USP 1
Speakers: Klipsch Heresy 1 with ALK Xover and modeling clay damping on the horns. 2 custom Adire Audio Shiva sub's
CD Player/DAC: Marantz CD 5001
Emotiva XDA-1 DAC
NEC Tuner
Other Source(s): Main source is an Asus Vivo VM 42 with spdif out to an Emotica XDA-1 DAC
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Silver Sonic D14
Monster SPDIF, Audioquest interconnects
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Monster 2000
Tweaks: See above
Room Size (LxWxH): 20 x 15 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Room is excellent! The longside goes to 22' high and one side has opening leading to an identical room.. I got real lucky in this house.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Blues, some classical
System Goals/Comments: Upgrade speakers.
System Strengths: Good impact but no horn shout.
System Weaknesses: Everything is BIG. I may drop the tuner and use the DAC as my pre using digital sources only.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Panasonic Vierra Plasma
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: JVC Reciever
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Monoprice speakers(you get what you pay for) with an NHT based sub( nice work Ken)
Sources (DVD/VCR): LG netwoked Blue Ray
Comments on HT System: Great lows, the rest is ok at best. Everything is flush mount except the sub.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Retired, still try woodwoking.I am disabled, so music is the big thing for me.

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