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Kico's 'Analogue Goosebumps II' System
IP Address: Last Update: October 28, 2016 at 03:32:19
Amplifier: Silmic II recapped Sansui AU-717,HK Citation II (Jim McShane) completely upgraded with new caps, bias kit, etc. EI-KT90's.

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Adcom GFP-565, Emotiva XPS-1
Speakers: A/D/S L810's (original owner circa 1978) 94db

Dynaco A-25's--all original, still impress me.
CD Player/DAC: Sony, Toshiba
Turntable/Phono Stage: Technics SL-1200MK2,Sansui SR-838,Sony TTS-3000A. Cartridges Shure M-97XE, M91ED, AT15Sa, AT120e, AT440MLa, Ortofon MX5,too many others to list.
Other Source(s): Upgraded Sansui TU-717, Dynaco FM3 with 300uf additional capacitance new PEC, modules, James Lin's Glass Audio article upgrades and AVA's recommended maintenance/upgrades. Gold RCA's. Absolutely great little tuner!
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Jon Risch DIY 89259 single conductor IC's with Neutrik Pro-Fi gold RCA plugs

RCA special connectivity speaker wire
Tweaks: Russian KY40-PIO's for coupling in Cit II. Auricaps across dedicated AC line.
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 x 14 x 11
Room Comments/Treatments: Frame home built in 1921; room with plaster walls and carpeted floors. Medium furniture and no drapes. Room is acoustically very good.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Classical, Big Band, Bluegrass and torch vocalists Dave Brubeck,Chopin,Handel,Glenn Miller,Norah Jones,Eva Cassidy,Linda Eder and Dr. Ralph Stanley.
System Goals/Comments: System has always liked my ears. Outstanding clarity and sound stage!

System Strengths: Never pushy, never tiring, just crusises along giving me goosebumps with a bottom end that removes plaster from the walls.
System Weaknesses: Analog stuff not so impressive to my high-tech friends.
Video/HT System: None

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