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|RogerR's Altecs in Chester, VA System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: May 19, 2011 at 18:09:09|
Sovteck 2A3,GE black plate 2A3, Mullard 5AR4, Mullard GZ33, Tung-Sol 6SL7
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Meridian 518 (not using)|
Cabinets laminated and braced.515G, 288L, 1505 Multicell,Hiraga Xover
Heavy and well damped.
|CD Player/DAC:||CAL Icon II and Taddeo Digital Antedote II|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Rega P3, Elac MM|
AES (Cary) phono preamp kit
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||CAT 5|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Welbourne Gatekeeper.|
|Tweaks:||Seventy five pounds of ground walnut shell, per speaker, filling the inside horn flare cavities.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||27 x 17 x 10|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Big and open. Full carpet and stuffed furniture. Still a bit lively. Sounds much better than it should. Will try DIY sound panels someday.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||CD's and Lp's just lying around as I write this.Charlie Musselwhite,Anita O'Day,Sound track to Brassed Off|
|System Goals/Comments:||Need to upgrade digital technology. Have JBL 2245H woofers to put in lower part of cabinets someday. Impliment an electronic X over as well. Have Meridian 518; part of a big idea that I never developed.|
|System Strengths:||power and scale,|
delicate and sweet, A wife that loves the system as well. We used the Altecs as the centerpiece of a retro look decor theme. She smiles ' I wonder what HGTV and Martha Stewart would make of this place.'
|System Weaknesses:||digital source is dated.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|TV/Projector:||My wife and I aggree that,|
at the end of the day, HT is just Loud TV.Fun for awhile but not our cup of tea.
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Formula One fan|