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smollett's Master Bedroom System
IP Address: Last Update: February 15, 2010 at 13:00:10
Amplifier: Fisher 500-B Receiver, dated 1961, with all original driver (Telefunken 12AX7 smooth plates) and radio tubes and two matched pair of NOS 7591A Sylvania output tubes

McIntosh MAC1900 Solid State Receiver (circa 1976)

Fisher 250-T Solid State FM-AM Receiver (circa 1968, used as a DX'ing tuner)

Lafayette LR-775 Solid State Receiver (circa 1968-9) used as a center channel speaker amplifier

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Bozak B-302As, with custom hardwood cabinets, dated 1966.

Scott S-18 speaker used as an occasional center channel speaker

AKG K701 Headphones with a Grado 15' Extension Cable
CD Player/DAC: Arcam Delta 270
Turntable/Phono Stage: Dual 1228, UA wood base, Ortofon OM10 Super cartridge, Blue Jeans Cable Belden interconnects, Empire Bullseye Circular Level
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Sound King 16-gauge speaker wire, with Kester soldered ends, from the 500-B to the SAE 4200

16-gauge Carol stranded pure copper wire, with Kester rosin core soldered ends, to the Bozaks,

Radio Shack Gold Interconnects

16-gauge Carol stranded pure copper wire, with Kester rosin core soldered ends, from the MAC1900 and the 250-T to the SAE 4200
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): SAE 4200 Speaker Switching System

Generic, but attractive and functional, equipment rack

Roof-mounted Radio Shack six-element, triple-drive antenna with RG-6 cable

RG 6 coaxial cable, direct 75 ohm unbalanced connection to MAC1900 from the Parts Express switch

Radio Shack 75 to 300 ohm Baluns from the 500-B and 250-T to connect with the coaxial cable coming from the Parts Express switch

Parts Express A/B/C coaxial selector switch to route antenna signal to the receivers

Home-made wooden stand for Dual 1228
Room Size (LxWxH): 25' x 15' x 8'
Room Comments/Treatments: None - a master bedroom with many windows, couch, desk, chairs, etc.....
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, Jazz, 1920's & '30's jazz, dance bands and vocalists, English & Scottish, Country & Western, much of what the college & audiophile FM stations play
System Goals/Comments: Provide high quality FM and occasional CD playback
System Strengths: Clear, clean sound that captures much of what the high quality FM stations broadcast. Fine treble and midrange. Great soundstage and imaging.
System Weaknesses: The distance between the speakers can exaggerate the stereo effect (mitigated somewhat by the S-18 center channel speaker, when used)
Video/HT System: Separate

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