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Willis's BIG RIG System
IP Address: Last Update: January 16, 2014 at 07:11:41
Amplifier: Mark Levinson No. 33H 150 WPC on Granite Slabs.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Audio Research Reference 3
Speakers: Vandersteen Model Five A 87db 6 ohm
CD Player/DAC: Wadia 861 SE on Symposium Rollerblocks on Granite Slab.
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI Aries/JMW 10/Benz Ruby 2, Helikon Mono on second wand, & SDS. Updated with TNT 5 platter, bearing,and mini TNT feet. TT on 4" Maple Block on BDR cones. VPI 16.5 Record Cleaner. Clearaudio VTF gauge, Fosgate Azimuth Meter, and Aesthetix Benz MC Demagnetizer.

Audio Research Reference Phono Stage.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Biwired Discovery Essential Speaker Cables with WBT spades.

Transparent Super RCA and XLR, Discovery Essence RCA, and Kimber KCAG RCA Interconnects.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): API and Shunyata Hydra 8. Four 20 Amp Circuits. Wattgate, Shunyata,and Oyaide R-1 20 Amp outlets. Shunyata Copperhead 20 Amp, two Shunyata Diamondback 20 Amp, Python and two Taipan 15 Amp Power Cords. Two Kimber Gold PK10 Powercords.
Tweaks: Shaki Stones and Onlines. BDR cones and Things. Granite slabs. Shunyata Dark Field Cable Elevators for Speaker Cables.
Room Size (LxWxH): 28 x 13 x 13
Room Comments/Treatments: Fiberglass panels, room tunes, Chinese rugs, and trees.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, rock, and classical
System Goals/Comments: A clear, warm, natural presentation
System Strengths: As above
System Weaknesses: It's about there!
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Sony SXRD 60" HDTV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Lexicon MC-8, ATI 1805 5 channel amp with Kimber Silver Streak Interconnects
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Vandersteen VCC 5 and VSM (4). Kimber 4VS Speaker Cables with WBT connections.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Arcam DVD D78V and Sony BD 550 BluRay with HDMI to HDTV and Discovery Plus 4 to MC-8.
Other HT Gear: Pioneer Elite LDP 97 and LDD1. Radio Shack

SPL meter
Comments on HT System: With the Vandersteen Model 5's subwoofers this puts on a good performance.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Retired in North Carolina collecting vinyl

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