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Estan's 2nd divorce System
Last Update: December 31, 2002 at 02:33:43 IP Address:
Amplifier: Audio Research D-76...Svet 6550's
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Audio Research LS-1
Speakers: Spica TC-50's with full Crosby mods...hard wired w/ Randall Research cable...Crosby custom subwoofer designed for the Spica's
CD Player/DAC: AH! Njoe Tjoeb 4000 w/ upsampler and Seimens 7308's
Other Source(s): Dyna FM-3 ... full Van Alstine mods
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: CD - Distech Silver, Preamp>amp - Spectral MI-500, Tuner - Randall Research SX
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): StandDesign 4 shelf equipment stand.

Spica's are on custom SoundAnchors designed specifically for them..lead shot and sand filled...speakers are bolted to the top plates...very heavy...200 lbs each

Tweaks: dedicated 20 amp wiring for the system...shielded 3 conductor BX in wall. Hospital grade Hubble quad box.
Room Size (LxWxH): 28ft. x 16ft. x 11ft.
Room Comments/Treatments: this room is an acoustical dream. A large 100 year old NY apartment with walls and ceiling 12" thick plaster over brick walls. A lot of fancy plaster work and moldings on walls. 3 large overstuffed down sofas. Dense wool carpet with heavy underpadding. Speakers are placed well into the room and listening sofa is 10 ft. from the rear wall...nuff said
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Mozart, Haydn and a huge classical library...Classic jazz...Miles, Coltrane, Oliver Nelson...The Stones, greenday and all the Buddah Bar cd's
System Goals/Comments: analog front end this year 2003 so I can go for divorce #3
System Strengths: This is a beautiful warm sounding system...very tubey but detailed.
System Weaknesses: I prefer full range ribbons and more powerful amps for this room so anything less than that is a weakness that I will correct when I win the Lotto
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: 29" Sony tv
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Adcom preamp, Adcom power amp
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Canton 3 way boxes
Sources (DVD/VCR): Mac G3 powerbook with dvd drive, Mitsubishi VCR and Time Warner Digital Cable
Comments on HT System: tv only in bedroom
URL Link: http://www.blueimaging.com
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: High end digital photography, sailing and my non nautical Rhodesian Ridgeback who is 110 lbs of movable room treatment.

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