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driver8's getting there System
IP Address: Last Update: March 12, 2014 at 10:48:00
Amplifier: Modified ASL Tulip 2A3 based SET on top

Gainclone crossed at 180Hz
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): DIY Pete Millett low-mu preamp
Warpspeed optocoupler besed attenuator
DIY stepped attenuators
Speakers: Biamped Visaton B200 w piezos on top, Richard Allan 12" woofs on bottom in open baffles.
CD Player/DAC: Copland CDA 266
Turntable/Phono Stage: Heavily modified Well Tempered Record Player / Shelter 501-Soundsmith retip / Cinemag SUT / modified Valab tube phono stage

Other Source(s): Luxman tuner Pioneer CT-F900 tape deck
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: DIY Litz braided fine gauge copper.

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Behringer active x-over

DIY solid birch flexi rack

Tweaks: various vintage tubes for amps - Mullard, Amperex, Telefunken etc.

Room Size (LxWxH): 30 x 15 x 7
Room Comments/Treatments: Area rug, bookcases, stuff on walls, etc.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): anything but insipid top 40 dreck
System Goals/Comments: Need good quality power conditioning
better 3 way active crossover (Marchand)
RAAL ribbon tweets and 3rd amp for triamping
System Strengths: good resolution and musicality, very natural timbre/tone, transparency.
System Weaknesses: limited soundstage/imaging
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Currently employed, eventual upgrade to bon vivant.

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