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vinyl1's Main System
IP Address: Last Update: May 02, 2017 at 15:42:07
Amplifier: Aragon 8008 Mk II, 200 watts per channel
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Herron HL-1 transistor Line Stage
Speakers: Mirage 3si in the center of the room, 7 feet from the back wall.
CD Player/DAC: A nice middle-end recent Cambridge that I picked up cheap.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Basis 2001/Graham 2.2/van Den Hul One
Herron VTPH-2 phono stage
Other Source(s): Old R-to-R in closet, hooked up infrequently

Not-so-old cassette deck stored somewhere

Yamaha analog tuner not hooked up
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Cardas Hexlink Golden 5C speaker cable converted to biwire by an unknown individual using Monster Cable parts

Discovery Essence interconnects - the best.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Chang Lightspeed

Very tall Michael Green JustARack to save space
Tweaks: Disc Doctor/VPI 16.5
Symposium rollerblocks under the Herrons
Harmonic Tech power cords
Room Size (LxWxH): 18 x 11 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Books, paintings, carpeting on floor.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, mostly orchestral and chamber

English/Irish folk, UK pressings
System Goals/Comments: Meant for my taste, but I'm losing hearing above 15 KHz, so maybe I need brighter speakers
System Strengths: Astounding soundstage, very deep and wide. Not forward or etched.
System Weaknesses: Could tweak more, but I'm busy looking for records
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Retired, busy managing my personal stock portfolio and some family money.

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