|twochanneldave's Dave's 2.1 System|
|IP Address: 220.127.116.11||Last Update: April 27, 2020 at 18:14:50|
|Amplifier:||Manley Labs Neo-Classic 500 Monoblocks: |
KT90EH Upscale Audio cryo, Raytheon 6414 3x mica blackplate, Telefunken 801S, -
Nichicon Cap and Power supply upgrade
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Manley Labs Neo-Classic 300B Preamp:|
Western Electric 300B / VAIC VALVE (day to day), Phillips/Holland ECC35 brownbase, Amperex/Phillips Holland 5AR4/GZ34 metalbase, GE Holland OD3
|Speakers:||Legacy Audio Whispers,|
Dual REL Storm III Subwoofers
|CD Player/DAC:||Naim CD3.5 w/Flatcap Power Supply,|
Margules Audio Magenta ADE-24 "The Black Box"
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Music Hall MMF 7.1 with Excel Hana SH / |
Eastern Electric Minimax Phono Pre-Amp: Telefunken ECC83 smoothplates, Sylvania 5751 3x mica blackplate
|Other Source(s):||Audio Engine D2 Wireless DAC (Windows PC SSD running Fidelizer Pro, Foobar2000 with Mathaudio and related components)|
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Speaker Cables: Naim NACA5 (barewire,|
Synergistic Research Galileo Speaker Cells with Michael Spallone modded MPCs),
Nordost Norse Bi-Wire Jumpers: Diagonal wired; (or +ve) - red and (or -ve)- black /
ICs: Cryotweaks Silver Reference Edition MKII (WBT - RCA)
REL Subs: Signal Cable Speakon Neutrik
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Power Conditioner: Synergistic Research PowerCell 10SE MKII with QLS9 power strip and Galileo MPCs,|
Power Cables: Synergistic Research Tesla SE Precision Reference AC, Tesla T2, Nordost (various)
|Tweaks:||Fuses: Hi-Fi Supreme Tuning Fuses,|
Isolation: Alto-Extremo Fat-Boy MK II, GregiTek Aerius,
Audio Prism Ground Control Ref - Speaker,
Schumann Resonance Plugs,
Furutech deStat II,
AER CD Enhancer,
Mapleshade Phonophile Integrated Record Coupling System
|Room Size (LxWxH):||25' x 13' x 9'|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Legacy Audio Whispers: 1' side, 8' to back L shape room|
REL Subs: Flush to corner back wall (left and right)
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Prog, ALT, Punk, Classical, Jazz, Blues|
|System Goals/Comments:||Musicality, tonality, detail and space!|
If not - then back to the drawing board!
|System Strengths:||Manley Labs 300B Neo-Classic Pre-amp: Tonal density, musicality and pace|
Manley Labs 500 Watt Neo-Classic Monoblocks: Relaxed authority, spatial cues
Legacy Audio Whispers: lucid presence, female vocals to die for, open baffle bass is soooo fast and works for all kinds of music - wow!
Eastern Electric Minimax Phono Pre-amp: Musical, forgiving, yet open (NOS tube rolling friendly)- Thanks Bill!
Synergistic Research PowerCell 10SE MKII and Galileo Speaker Cells with Galileo MPCs and Michael Spallone modded MPCs really let the music come through!
|System Weaknesses:||Working on computer audio now - hmmmm.....?|
some things good - some things not so good...
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||boats, sports cars, homebrewing / |
Retired IT and HR Professional