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ToddM's The Lair Sound System
IP Address: Last Update: August 16, 2016 at 12:31:07
Amplifier: DIYTube 6b4g-based SET;
HK 770 - LOVE this amp;
Heath AA-121
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): DIY passive (used as switching box for digital sources);
Bottlehead Foreplay I;
Philips 5721 (Lab Series Preamp)
Speakers: E-V Aristocrats with 12" coaxials (E-V OEM 12TRX)
McIntosh ML-10C
DIY JBL cabinets with LE-14A & waveguides on Selenium drivers - from the Econowave stuff on AK
CD Player/DAC: Oppo universal (SACD/DVD/MP3 etc);
Schiit Modi Über
Turntable/Phono Stage: Sportster Lenco with rewired RB250 and A-T 440 MLa OR Sony XL-55;
Shure M65 tube stage, it's been recapped and has precision, matched resistors in the RIAA network

SUT using Shure transformers
Cinemag SUT
Other Source(s): Sansui TU-666;
Onkyo Integra tape deck - this one still surprises me on the rare occasions I use it;
Teac A2300s
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Mil-spec 20 ga silver-plated copper to the Aristocrats;
Some nice brand of OFC 14 ga copper;
DIY ribbons - made from unwinding inductor coil and using the copper ribbons in celluloid sleeves
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): RCA Isotap;
DIY isolation transformer;
Tweaks: Going to put new absorbers and diffusers around once I get my garage moved-into
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): it's a test system to check everything I buy, and the good stuff gets frequent time
System Goals/Comments: Louder and cleaner, but also more realistic
System Strengths: I'm also a total convert to SET sound
System Weaknesses: see above - it's in my basement
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: 3M/Roku projector, uses the Roku streaming card or HDMI from other source, e.g., Blu-Ray
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: web guy; DIY audio (see other, non-WAF systems); cook

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