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Thatch_Ear's None System
Last Update: September 10, 2001 at 09:59:37 IP Address:
Amplifier: Fisher 400 reciever w/new caps,diodes etc under the hood
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): none
Speakers: Shahinian Obelisks 1997 model(fewer drivers w/simpler xover)w/8" bass driver pulled from KEFs
CD Player/DAC: Toshiba SD 2200 DVD w/HDCD chip
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: I wove my own out of WE 24awg solid copper,celanese covered wire 12 strands per spkr cable 5' length
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): 1 Current Technology power sifter,2 Sola isolation transformers,steel racks
Tweaks: Unknown material used under feet of cd player to isolate from vibration
Room Size (LxWxH): 20 x 12 x 8.5
Room Comments/Treatments: none yet
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical,cool jazz,Ella,rock from late 60s to mid 70s, Steely Dan through it all
System Goals/Comments: To build Bi amp mono blocks w/PP for lows and SE for mids and highs.
System Strengths: Love the speakers,my cables are neutral,like the 24/96 for sbm cds
System Weaknesses: SE lacks the punch for the Shahinians but does bring the performance into the room
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Sony
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Fisher/front Bogen DB20DF/center Marantz 2258B/rear Pioneer QC800A&Carver M 400/sub
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Shahinian/front, folded horn w/Jensen P15ll& 2 Wharfdale Super 3 tweets/center,MK Bottom End passive sub,modified Marantz HD550s for rear
Sources (DVD/VCR): Toshiba SD 2200 DVD
Other HT Gear: Trading gear in and out all the time
Comments on HT System: Later after some remodeling I will be able to put floor standing spkrs in back,might use the Min 7 drivers in Jerrico type horns
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Sculpture,gardening,cooking,wine

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