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Robert P's System
Last Update: September 24, 1999 at 11:34:03 IP Address:
Amplifier: Quicksilver GLA

40 watt tube amp using KT90/III, 6550, KT88 or EL34

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Elect. Tonalities Foreplay with Anticipation and Stepped Attenuator upgrades, built by Doc B himself
Speakers: Totem Model One
CD Player/DAC: Denon DCD-S10
Turntable/Phono Stage: Sota Sapphire/Sumiko MMT/Sumiko Talisman DTi cart.

Db Systems MC phono pre

Other Source(s): Sony 507ES tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Apex speaker cables

Kimber PBJ interconnects/Doc B interconnects

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Brickwall surge protector

Solidsteel Equipment Rack

Tweaks: Sorbothane pucks, Target speaker stands filled with lead and sand
Room Size (LxWxH): 30 x 15 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: carpeted, bay window behind, sofa to absorb side reflections, 1500 records to absorb reflections on rear corner, irregular room boundaries
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): contemporary Christian, jazz, blues, rock, fusion
System Goals/Comments: make music. give at least a dim illusiion of reality. Would like to explore single ended.
System Strengths: Very musical, full of life, very dynamic for tubes on a small speaker.
System Weaknesses: Limited extreme low bass. Starts rolling off rapidly at 40hz. Transparent enough to show bad recordings for what they are, but not ruthlessly so.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sony Trinitron 27"
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: None
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): None
Sources (DVD/VCR): Toshiba 3109

Sony 4 head VCR

Other HT Gear: Lots of Jackie Chan movies. Really the only reason one would need HT gear.

Comments on HT System: Would like to add bigscreen with its own 2 channel system. Video is not a high priority for me, other than Jackie Chan movies.

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