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rupertdacat 's Main (and only) System
IP Address: Last Update: June 30, 2007 at 17:12:37
Amplifier: Atma-Sphere M60MkII.25(!) OTL mono-blocks. Power supply, Caddock resistor, teflon caps, and voltage regulator upgrades. Vintage RCA 12SX7 tubes for driver stage.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Atma-Sphere MP-3, with Teflon caps and voltage regulator upgrades. Vintage Philips miniwatt 12AU7, and RCA 6SN7 tubes.
Speakers: DIY (not by me) 3-way, 4th order crossover system.
CD Player/DAC: Rega Jupiter transport, on Aurios. Audio Note Sogon digital cable. Audio note 3.1x Balanced (no oversampling, no digital filter) DAC. DAC has been upgraded with analog 'filterectomy', some upgrading of wire, internal 'quiet line' filter, discreet addition of damping material and ERS cloth. All work done by Nick Gowan of True Sound, Campbell, CA.
Turntable/Phono Stage:
Other Source(s): Onkyo 9090-II tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speltz anti-ICs (balanced). Speakers are connected to amps with Speltz ZERO autoformers which are set to triple the speaker impedance.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Dedicated power lines. Cardas, VH Audio, and Silent Signature power cords.

Transport/DAC/pre-amp plugged into a Equi=Tech balanced power unit.

Adona rack.
Tweaks: Aurios under CD transport. Darumas under amps and preamp. L'art du Son CD treatment.
Room Size (LxWxH): 15 x 15 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: Antique Tribal rugs on walls and floor. Overstuffed furniture.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz with a strong ("free") improvisatory component, as well as more 'straight ahead' jazz. 'Classical'- with a leaning towards 20th c. composers.
System Goals/Comments: To be able to get enveloped, involved, and lost in music at home.
System Strengths: I am listening to alot of music.
System Weaknesses: I spend a lot of money on CDs :)
Video/HT System: None

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