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Triode Pete's Main system System
IP Address: Last Update: November 30, 2013 at 18:35:22
Amplifier: John Wiesner 45 (1.4 watts) / 2A3 (3.5 watts) convertible SET monoblocks with Tango XE-20S potted output trannies for K-horns. Currently using Tung Sol round plate 6SL7 drivers and Sylvania spring top / black plate 1930's 2A3 output tubes.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Currently, Loesch & Wiesner Western Electric 417A phono pre-amp with all tube line stage including separate dual mono, tube regulated power supplies (Gen-Rad 1201A's).
Speakers: Vintage (1974) Klipsch Klipschorns (KB-RO), with Volti Audio components, including V-Trac Horns, BMS 4592ND Midrange Drivers, Beyma CP25 Tweeters, VTK400 Crossover Networks, Crites 1526C 15" woofers with Triode Wire Labs internal wiring... Killer Dynamics!
CD Player/DAC: Goldenote Stibbert Mark IV tube (6DJ8) CD player
Unmodified Sony DVP-S9000ES SACD player

Turntable/Phono Stage: Well Tempered Reference TT with Clearaudio Maestro cartridge.
Other Source(s): McIntosh MR-78 FM tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Triode Wire Labs "American Speaker Cables" / DIY Superlatives (.5 m & 1 m pairs) interconnects, Silnote Morpheus LE Reference IC's.
Triode Wire Labs Power Cables.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): PI Audio Group Uberbuss with all Furutech receptacles & IEC inlet.
Tweaks: Vibrapods on pre-amp.
Room Size (LxWxH): 18' x 13' x 8.5'
Room Comments/Treatments: A couple portable Echobuster panels that hide in the closet when the wife is around.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Blues, jazz, some classical, rock-n-roll. Muddy rules!
System Goals/Comments: Foot tapping, enjoying the Music!
System Strengths: Clarity, dynamics, incredible jump factor, high efficiency with neglible speaker distortion. SACD is awesome but VINYL IS BETTER!
System Weaknesses: Still looking for a rosewood Belle Klipsch for the center channel. Do you have one to sell? Let me know, please!
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Samsung 50" Plasma
Sources (DVD/VCR):
Comments on HT System: Kids watching Nick, Cartoon Network, etc. all day. Q - Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?
URL Link: http://www.triodewirelabs.com
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Gardening, Carpentry, Home Brewing (beer & wine), Fishing, Fast Well Engineered Autobahn Cars, Audiophilia/ Professional Enginerd (PE)

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