|Craiger56 's Medicinal neurosis System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: October 23, 2012 at 16:47:22|
|Amplifier:||Quicksilver V4 Mono Blocks (120w ultralinear) with Gold Lion KT88 output tubes.|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||deHavilland Ultraverve 3|
|Speakers:||Vandersteen 3A Signatures (87db) very effectively Bi-amped with two Vandersteen 2Wq Subwoofers (three 8' drivers, 300w ea) X-2 Crossovers replaced with VH-Audio copper V-caps.|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||SME 10A with model 20/30 Arm mounting plate. EAR MC-4 Step-up transformer/EAR 834P Phono Preamp/Shelter 5000 Cartridge|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Chris VenHaus DIY Cat-5 Bi-wired and Chris VenHaus DIY Silver Interconnects.|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||AC-ONE isolation transformer for Phono and Preamp. Chris VenHaus DIY power cables. VPI 16.5 LP Cleaner|
|Tweaks:||Herbie's Tube Dampers on Preamp and Phono tubes.|
EAR 834P modified by Scott Frankland Tube Amps & Services.
Amps and Subs on dedicated 20 amp lines.
2 Pier Blocks, Threaded Jacks and a 4x6x10' Beam added to suspended floor under equipment enclosure.
|Room Size (LxWxH):||23' x 16.5' x 8'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Back wall is only 8' the rest open to another room. Echo Busters in corners behind speakers.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Rock, Blues, JAZZ, and Classical.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Great room filling sound, full-range and free of glare or harshness. Nice appearance too.|
|System Strengths:||Great sound, involving, always look forward to listening time, but most importantly my wife who has Multiple Sclerosis finds listening to recorded music "healing".|
|System Weaknesses:||Will add aditional room tuning eventually|
|Video/HT System: None|
|TV/Projector:||32" Panasonic for Stevie Ray Vaughan DVDs|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Wife,record hunting trips,home improvement/maintenance, nonfiction.|
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