|Goyescas's Guitar Studio System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: June 10, 2013 at 12:02:33|
|Amplifier:||NAD Model 60 "Stereo Amplifier" (1975)|
(w/MM phonostage; gain=41dB); Completely recapped and refurbished March, 2013.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||None|
|Speakers:||AR 4x bookshelves (these were sourced from Larry "The AR Guy," who now has a large business presence on Ebay).|
|CD Player/DAC:||Marantz CD67-SE. Still a decent player and an excellent transport (although no DAC in here yet).|
Sometimes swapped with a Cambridge A-300.
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Bang & Olufsen Beogram RX-2 w/MMC3 cartridge.|
|Other Source(s):||Harman Kardon 330c (1978), recapped and aligned 2013; it's a 20 wpc receiver with phono, tape monitor, aux and tuner inptus + mono, bal, treble and bass and contour (loudness) button.|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Rat Shack AWG 16 wire.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||17 x 12 x 8|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Carpet and 2 area rugs.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||I love having a turntable in the studio. People bring me records, which is nice of them and always appreciated.|
|System Goals/Comments:||This is mid-fi at its best, basically a college dorm system!|
|System Strengths:||A nice space for what I use it for, which is mostly to play recordings of classical guitar for myself and/or my students.|
|System Weaknesses:||Well, it's a small room. Hardly a place for critical listening.|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||My guitars, tennis, working out, indoor cycling (spinning!), rowing ('crew'), travel, friends and non-fiction.|
Classical guitarist/instructor/music coach.