Audio Asylum Inmate Wayne N's Apartment Sound System

[ Audio Asylum ] [ Speakers ] [ Tubes ] [ Vinyl ] [ Digital ] [ Cables ] [ Tweaks/DIY ] [ Music ]
[ Video Asylum ] [ Films ] [ Pro Audio ] [ myAsylum ] [ Chat ] [ Reviews ] [ Inmate Systems ] [ FAQ ]
[ Search ] [ Support Our Asylum ] Forums are moderated. Here are the rules.

Wayne N's Apartment Sound System
Last Update: April 08, 2001 at 22:05:42 IP Address:
Amplifier: Jolida JD1501-RC Hybrid Integrated 100wpc (currently using Svetlana 12AX7A tubes)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Magnepan MG12-QR
CD Player/DAC: Arcam Alpha 9 CD Player
Turntable/Phono Stage: Searching
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Spkr cables - Tara Labs RSC Prime-1000
Int connect - B.E.L. "The Wire"
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): P/C - MonsterCable HTS-5000 (new)
TV/Stereo stand - IKEA (still shopping)
Tweaks: Replaced tweeter attentuator on MG12's with Straitwire "Octave II" to improve high end resoultion and soundstage. Big difference!
Treat all cd's with Mapleshade Records'
"Microsmooth" and edge with green Sharpie if needed. "Microsmooth" cleans up CD sound and green Sharpie reduces harshness if needed.
Room Size (LxWxH): 15' x 13' x 9'
Room Comments/Treatments: The apartment is acoustically challenging. The only treatments so far is a large area rug on the floor and a cd cabinet along the left wall.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Pretty eclectic. Weaned on 'old country', but my favorite is jazz. (i.e. C McBride, Krall, Metheny, M Davis, etc.)
System Goals/Comments: Trying to achieve that "right there" feeling. Pretty close, right now.
System Strengths: Very lively on jazz music. Fast and accurate.
Very engaging and non-fatiguing.
System Weaknesses: Being stuck in an apartment environment!
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Mitsubishi WT-46805 RPTV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Integra DTR-7 Inegrated A/V rcvr 105w x 5
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): CC - older BIC for now (Shopping, trying to match the maggies)
Rears - MBQuart Balconies (Awesome)
Paradigm PDR-10 SUB
Sources (DVD/VCR): DV - Pioneer DV-525
VCR - JVC HR-S9600
Other HT Gear: Dish Network 4922 Satellite system
Comments on HT System: Still improving system. Looking for upgrade to current DVD player.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Golf; Anything outdoors; building computers.

Edit My System

[ General ] [ Speakers ] [ Tubes ] [ Vinyl ] [ Digital ] [ Video Asylum ] [ Cables ] [ Tweaks/DIY ] [ Music ] [ Films ]