|HighEndOne's The Big Rig System|
|IP Address: 126.96.36.199||Last Update: December 17, 2019 at 16:13:20|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Mark Levinson No. 38S|
STAX Lambda Pro Electrostatic Headphones
STAX SRM-1/MK2 Amplifier
|CD Player/DAC:||Mark Levinson No. 37|
Mark Levinson No. 360S
Dell Laptop running HD downloads via Schitt EITR feeding ML No. 360S
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Aragon 47K with IPS|
Bang and Olufsen - Beogram 8002
Bang and Olufsen - MMC-1
|Other Source(s):||Sangean HDT-20 HD Radio Tuner|
Teac and Sony Reel to Reels
DBX Tape Noise Reduction
DBX LP Disk Decoder
TEAC DBX Cassette deck
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Kimber Kable KCAG|
Madrigal Digital MDC-1
Canare Custom Phono interconnect
Tara Labs speaker cable
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Current Design PC-8|
Sangean HDT-20 Tuner
|Tweaks:||Putting the listening chair in the right spot. |
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Side wall treatments as needed.|
L-Shaped room causes problems.
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Classic/Progressive Rock, Jazz, Big Band, Classical.|
If it's well recorded, I'll listen to it.
|System Goals/Comments:||A holographic experience. I am looking for the effect that Vandersteen/Thiel/Ohm Walsh speakers provide.|
|System Strengths:||Outside the walls soundstage width/depth. Great Bass Response.|
|System Weaknesses:||I am missing that holographic image.|
The weak spot may be the Snell speakers here.
Room shape and size.
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|TV/Projector:||An old, old, old Sony Big Screen.|
To be replaced soon.
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||Bowers & Wilkins|
CDM7-NT, CDM2-NT, CDMC-NT, ASW2000.
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||Sony Blue Ray|
|Other HT Gear:||Monster Power.|
An assortment of other older video gear, like (gasp) an S-VHS VCR.
Pioneer Cassette Deck.
|Comments on HT System:||It works well for Movies and Concert Videos.|
Movies for the Mrs. and concerts for me.
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Live Musical Performance, both as a performer and attendee. Cooking, Biking, Outdoors and Mercedes-Benz AMG models.|