|wynpalmer's Wyn's main System|
|IP Address: 22.214.171.124||Last Update: March 22, 2018 at 14:39:59|
|Amplifier:||Fully updated Rogue Audio M180s|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Modified Hovland HP100.|
|Speakers:||Martin Logan Montis , HSU ULS 15MKII sub.|
Responses tuned using XTZ room analyzer II pro.
|CD Player/DAC:||Laptop, Havana DAC, Halide SPDIF bridge.|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Modified VPI Classic SE with 10.5" 3D arm and extra arm weight. Miyajima Madake cartridge.|
Custom MC SUT. AD797 MC preamp.
|Other Source(s):||Otari MX50NII tape deck. 15IPS and 7.5IPS.|
Fully calibrated and within spec. with stock electronics (for the time being) and new Athan pinch roller. W&F measured less than 0.03%. Freq. response 30-20kHz @15IPS +/- 1dB playback (MRL tape).
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||All custom. Characterized for lumped equivalent capacitance/inductance/resistance then SPICE modelled with emulations of the various system components. YES- IT DOES MATTER with MC cartridges, electrostatic speakers/tube amps.|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Custom solid maple stand with Auralex great gramma pad underneath the TT.|
Speakers on sorbothane pads. Home made power conditioner. Sennheiser HD800S headphones.
Stax SR-L700 headphones.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||46 x 17 x 21|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Schroeder frequency of 63Hz. Treated to provide 450ms reverb time and to attenuate the major room resonance cluster at 49Hz.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Mostly classical , all genres except "squeak and fart". 60s/70s pop. Some jazz.|
I attend many live performances.
|System Goals/Comments:||My goal was to have the system sound as close as possible to what I hear at concerts. I don't care so much about the usual "audiophile" descriptors.|
|System Strengths:||It sounds like music!|
|System Weaknesses:||None that I'm aware of or at least care about.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Amplifier circuit/system design using SPICE.|