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Craiger56 's Medicinal neurosis System
IP Address: 67.188.217.185 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.
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: none
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
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
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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