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El Monte 's Den System System
IP Address: Last Update: April 15, 2017 at 19:04:09
Amplifier: Cary SLI-80 Signature
40 watt triode, 80 watt UL
Gold Lion Genalex KT-88, 1944 Raytheon VT-231, 1960 Amprex Bugle Boy ecc/88, 50's CBS/Hytron 5U4G rectifier.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: JMR Bliss Silver
CD Player/DAC: Consonance CD120 Linear
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI Scout 1.1
Soundsmith VPI Zephyr
Musical Surroundings Phonomena II
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Audioquest

Tweaks: AudioPrism Isobearing 3.3 under the SLI-80
Room Size (LxWxH): 15' x 11' x 12'
Room Comments/Treatments: Cathedral ceiling
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Deep House, Classical, Pop/Rock
System Goals/Comments: Intimacy
System Strengths: The Cary is warm and smooth yet very open. In triode with good jazz it is so nice. The Scout/Zephyr has taken the whole system up a big notch.
System Weaknesses: Not sure these are the best speakers for this room. Will continue to try to improve it.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Samsung 60" LED
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: DVR hooked into 2 channel Den system.
Sources (DVD/VCR): OPPO 981
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Retired Partner in advertising agency. Motor racing. F1 and Indy Car, really, anything on 4 wheels.
Flower gardening.

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