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Mark : Tube-HornTheater Guy's Horny Theater System
Last Update: July 06, 2001 at 21:06:19 IP Address:
Amplifier: 7 Watt 300B SET amps for Klipschorn top end, 100 Watt SS for cornerhorns, 7 Watt 300B SET amp for Klipsch LaScala center, 35 Watt EL34 amp for rear surrounds
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Conrad Johnson PV11 tube preamp (plus see HT section)
Speakers: Klipschorns for mains. K-horns are biamped via Marchand tube Xover See rest in HT below
CD Player/DAC: See DVD player below
Turntable/Phono Stage: Oracle Delphi MkII TT with Well Tempered Arm and Oracle MC cart. AR Pre-pre amp for MC cart
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: many types, cheapo to not so cheap.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Triplet conditioner, (2) Standesign 5 racks
Tweaks: Beer fridge in rear of room
Room Size (LxWxH): 24 x 15 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Walls covered with LP album covers
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Blues, Classic Rock and Roll but I'll listen to anything
System Goals/Comments: To finish this system one day.
System Strengths: It's weird.
System Weaknesses: Hum in center channel from tube amp. No acoustic treatments in room. No time to properly set up and tweak system yet.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Barco 808S and DVDO V3 doubler
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Fosgate 3A THX & Marantz DD/DTS decoder
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): (2) Dahlquist PDQ-1500 15" sub's
(1) Klipsch LaScala center channel
(2) Klipsch KG 3.5 rear surrounds on stands.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Pioneer 434 DVD, Pioneer CLD704 LD
Digital cable box (yuck)
Other HT Gear: DBX 120 Subharmonic synthesizer drives the sub's inputs.
Comments on HT System: Projection equipment acquired but not installed yet.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: PC's - H/W tweaks, gaming and internet surfing and shopping.

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