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Dave L.'s System
Last Update: July 09, 2002 at 16:29:23 IP Address:
Amplifier: Plinius 8100 integrated (100Wpc @8ohms, 160 @4ohms)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): none
Speakers: Joseph Audio RM22si, 86dB @1m
CD Player/DAC: Arcam CD72T
Turntable/Phono Stage: none
Other Source(s): Pioneer SX828 receiver (c.1973)used as tuner only.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Analysis Plus Oval 9, bi-wired (double runs to each spkr). Kimber Hero IC,.5m from CDP. AudioQuest DiamondBack IC,1m, from tuner.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Monster HT1000. Dedicated 20 amp audio line.
Tweaks: High grade duplex outlets. DIY power cords on amp,CDP,and tuner. AQ Little Feet under CDP. DH cones under Amp. Granite tiles under everything and atop CDP and Amp. Shorted RCA plugs in unused inputs. Lots of ProGold!
Room Size (LxWxH): 20ft x 15ft x 8ft
Room Comments/Treatments: I occasionally throw a small blanket over the large framed print on the wall between the speakers.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz (trios, quartets, vocals,anything with a piano). R&B. Some classical.
System Goals/Comments: A simplistic system,low on Do-dads, high in quality. Clean and uncluttered with good resolution at low to mid volume.
System Strengths: The Joseph Audio RM22s. Great sound in my room.
System Weaknesses: Probably the Kimber Heros. Great ICs, but i suspect there are smoother, somewhat warmer sounding interconnects out there.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Cheap Zenith 27" Monitor
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Cheap Kenwood VR505, 100Wpc X 5
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Cheap, cheap, cheap. DCM center, Paradigm Titan mains, Pioneer surrounds,Paradigm 12" sub.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Toshiba SD2700 DVD player. No VCR currently.
Other HT Gear: AQ type 2 speaker cable, AQ digital cable, AQ S-Video cable, some Monster Aux cable.
Comments on HT System: It's movies on TV as far as I'm concerned. I enjoy the theatre-like sound but I'm not terribly interested in spending lots of money on upgrades. Maybe some better speakers in the future?
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Interests include Reading (History, Science, Crime,Music), Photography, Electronics.

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