|Napoleon's My Baby System|
|IP Address: 18.104.22.168||Last Update: March 09, 2013 at 19:59:23|
|Amplifier:||Modded Shanling SP-80 Mono Blocks (No digital display or remote control, replaced with 50K Pots)|
50 Watts per side.
'Blue Glass' JJ tubes
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Audio Research SP-9 MK2|
|Speakers:||Klipsch LaScalla's (104db )with ALK crossovers built by myself|
Plus 2 (one for the Left and one for the Right!) Paradigm PS-1200 Subs.
|CD Player/DAC:||Denon DCM-370 5 disc CD player. (I had to buy this for my wife)|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Origin Live Aurora Mk2, With custom RB300 tonearm, with Goldnote Baldinotti Mk2 Cartridge. With Pro-ject Tube Box SE 2 Phono stage.|
|Other Source(s):||A Yamaha YP-800 Turntable with Grace FE9 cartridge into a Monolithic PS-1 phono stage. |
A Micro Tannoy Solid 5 TT with a Soundsmith retipped Talisman Alchemist 3S cartridge.
Plus a Akai GXC 570D Cassette deck!
Sansui T1110 Tuner
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Onyx 'Gold' interconnects.Plus mas Music & Sound Gray...Solid Silver Interconnects|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||A nice piece of Granite for the Origin.|
|Tweaks:||All of the tweaks have been done to the Speakers and the Turntable. The speakers sit up on 3 foot tall tables (all to themselves)|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||20' x 10' x 6'2|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Back wall and ceiling is Giprock. The front and sides are pine board.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Rock, Blues and Classical.|
|System Goals/Comments:||When I build a new basement I would like to see how the system will preform with more open area. These are my TWO systems. I have two more! One my son uses and the other my parents use!|
|System Strengths:||Clarity. The things that you can hear are amazing. Though that is only when using my Turntable (my primary source for music)|
|System Weaknesses:||None now!|
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|TV/Projector:||LG 60 inch Plasma TV|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||Creative Audio 2 ways, Monitor Audio center channel,Bose 501's, and Reel rear speakers.|
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||Xbox 360 for movies.|
|Comments on HT System:||Alot of fun listening to.|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Motorcycles. Books. Darn computers.|