Audio Asylum Inmate vacman's As of 4/4/00 System

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vacman's As of 4/4/00 System
Last Update: April 04, 2000 at 22:42:19 IP Address:
Amplifier: VAC Ren. 30/30 mark III.

GE 6SN7 drivers and stock Golden Dragon 300bs.

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): CAT SL1 Sig. mk. II.

Radiotechnique 12A7s and Tunsgram 12AX7s now.

Speakers: Meadowlark Shearwater Hot Rods.

Nirvana internal wiring.

CD Player/DAC: Pioneer 606 DVD player.

Bel Canto DAC-1 modified by BWS Consulting.

Turntable/Phono Stage: sadly, none.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: All cables are Nirvana SL except the digital cable which is a BWS modified Audioquest.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): BWS power conditioner and power cords.

Contours rack, filled with sand.

Tweaks: Bright Star Gemini (air plus sand) under DVD.

Vibrapods under amp.

Room Size (LxWxH): 20 x 14 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: none would be accepted by you-know-who.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Everything. Classical, a little 'modern' classical, rock, folk, jazz, some jazz vocals.
System Goals/Comments: goal: the biggest most palpable soundstage I can get!
System Strengths: Pretty nice trade off between macro and micro dynamics with the HR Shearwaters. Very 'present' quality to the sound.
System Weaknesses: It's still digital and you can tell.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: regular TV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: none
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): none
Sources (DVD/VCR): Pioneer DVD player
Other HT Gear: none

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