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Paul Welsby's Main System System
Last Update: September 30, 2001 at 04:09:48 IP Address:
Amplifier: Arcam Alpha 6+

Just built a Kel84 valve integrated.

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Acoustic Energy AE209
CD Player/DAC: Arcam CD72
Other Source(s): Tuner: Sony STS-261

MiniDisk: A portable sharp unit I use for off radio recording; Sharp MD-MT20

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speaker Cable: Cable talk 4.1

Interconnects: Audioquest thoughout.

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Mana Acoustics
Tweaks: A decent bottle of wine and some piece and quite
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 foot x 10 foot x 8 foot
Room Comments/Treatments: The speaker sit well away from the rear wall and fire straight at a large sofa
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Mostly english 'brit pop' and Rock. But I always enjoy the classical sampler disks that I get free on the front of Hi-Fi mags.
System Goals/Comments: The system as I am is only young and keeps developing all the time. Im afraid my system goals are rather higher than my budget at the moment but hopefully both will expand.
System Strengths: I enjoy it!!
System Weaknesses: The treble could be a little sweeter. Ive had to pull the speaker out to carm the bass down but this has reduced the treble quality. i think i just need a little more fine tuning till im happy for a while.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Nothing special
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Yamaha DSP-E390
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Rears: Mission 731

Centre: Mission 73C

Sources (DVD/VCR): VCR.
Comments on HT System: To much bass for the neighbours
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Other intersts!?!?! Just graduated as a Chemist. As yet to find a chemistry related job. Not actually sure if I want to. Would love a job in the Hi-Fi industy if anyone is offering. Polymers is my specialist subject!

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