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|RonWill's My home System|
|Last Update: November 17, 2002 at 10:35:38||IP Address: 126.96.36.199|
|Amplifier:||Main: B&K ST-140 SS power|
Bedroom: Luxman LV-105 hybrid
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||SoundValves tube pre VTP-101 (mod PSU outboard)|
Bryston 0.5B pre (redundant for now)
|Speakers:||Main: McIntosh XR-1051|
Bedroom: Tannoy Mercury M1
BES SM-255 (Bertagni Electroacoustic Systems)... now defunct & in storeroom.
|CD Player/DAC:||Main: Philips CD-880/Marantz CD63 KI|
Bedroom: Marantz CD63 SE
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||1st: Garrard 301 grease/SME3012/Denon DL-103 MC.|
2nd: Thorens TD-124/3012-2/Grace F-9 Ruby.
3rd: Thorens TD-125 (extended 12" armboard) /3009/Shure V15VxMR.
4th: Garrard 401-1... in the works (plinthless!).
MC stepup is a Marcof Electronics PPA-1.
|Other Source(s):||Pioneer DV-515, Yamaha tuner TX-492|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Mission speaker cables|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||20 x 16 x 13|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||No special tweaks or treatment|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Female vocals (favourite: Teresa Teng & Julie London), light rock - Journey, some jazz & latin jazz.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Hope to achieve nice sounding system that's neutral and good for extended listening.|
|System Strengths:||SoundValves/B&K combo is quite laid back and non-fatiquing. Lacks some details and slightly bottom heavy tho.|
|System Weaknesses:||The Mcintosh speakers @ 82db is not so easy to drive effortlessly with lesser amps, but it's a speaker that I can live with.|
Used to sound a whole lot better with my previous HK Citation 11 pre / Citation 16 power.
May consider, when fund allows, upgrading to B&K ST-202.
|Video/HT System: None|
|TV/Projector:||Grundig 33" (ST 82-575)|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||Main McIntosh speakers for 2-channel Stereo.|
M&K speakers for HT;
Front=S-125 on LDM 125 Wood Stands.
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||Pioneer LD-X1|
|Other HT Gear:||Marantz DP-870, Yamaha RF demodulator APD-1|
|Comments on HT System:||... good enuff for me.|
|URL Link: http://www.angelfire.com/retro/ronwill/hifi.html|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Profession: Dental Ceramist|
Other Hobbies: Killifish nut & music lover (not audiopile!)