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mr.bear's Bearcave Main System
IP Address: Last Update: June 08, 2020 at 20:50:56
Amplifier: Adcom GFA5503. Two channels used.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Threshold Forte Model 2.
Speakers: Thiel CS3 (active electronic bass equalizer replaced with Yamaha YDP-2006)

CD Player/DAC: Sony UHP-H1 Universal Disc Player
Schiit Bifrost Multi-bit DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: #1= Sony PS-X50 + Dynavector XX-1 + Luxman SUT- a fortuitous combination.
#2= Sony PS-X55 + Pickering XUV-4500-Q.
Other Source(s): Sony ST-S555 FM Tuner, lightly modified.
Dedicated music PC Dell Optiplex 960
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Interconnects all DIY with primarily Straightwire components. Lifatec glass fiber optical cable CD to DAC. Speaker cable Kimber 8TC.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Teac C-3RX Cassette Deck; Luxman D-408 LaserDisc player; Sony SLV-676UC VHS.
Schiit headphone amp, modded.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Fusion jazz, jazz, rock, classical, organ.
System Goals/Comments:
System Strengths: The Thiels were voiced in the Golden Age of Vinyl and sound real nice. Having listened to them for 35 years now, they're like old friends.
System Weaknesses: Need a decent FM antenna out here at the End O' The Ol' Pecos Trail...
Video/HT System: Integrated
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Stereo audio from video sources is derived from a Rotel RSP-1069, used just as a source.

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