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Etcetera's Mid Budget Klipsch Theatre System
Last Update: November 24, 2003 at 14:20:24 IP Address:
Amplifier: Pioneer Elite VSX-43TX
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Klipsch reference RF-35 with RW-10 sub


CD Player/DAC: Pioneer Elite DV-47ai as transport.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega P2 - RB300 Dynavector 10x4mkII Monolithic PS-1 preamp with HC-1 power supply. Acrylic platter, incognito VTA.
Other Source(s): Pioneer CLD-505 laserdisc. Yamaha ADP-1 AC-3 RF Demodulator
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: 12 beldin bettercables.com sub and digital coax. Bluejeans cable.com video, and analog interconnects.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Home made rack, Ash and granite. Home brew power conditioner. New-- Dedicated 20amp circuit, shielded from the fusebox. Slightly less noise, otherwise it was a waste.
Tweaks: Replaced capacitors and diodes in the PS of the LD. Installed computer style power plugs in all equipment that is off warranty.
Room Size (LxWxH): 24 x 15 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: 3/4 of the room is carpet, rest is wood floor. 2 large couches. Real plaster walls. House jack in crawl space under the audio rack, TT won't skip if I jump on the floor. Not that I do that regularly while listening, but hey.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classic rock, oldies, 80's, punk, metal, blues, jazz, classical, even some (emphasis on some) country and rap (gasp!)
System Goals/Comments: The goal here was to create a decent all around system.
System Strengths: Awesome for movies. Phono is pretty good now. Good stereo image, nice range.
System Weaknesses: Room could be bigger to take best advantage of what I have.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Sony 36XBR250 wega. Non HD
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Pioneer Elite VSX-43tx
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): L/R= Klipsch RF-35

Center= Klipsch RC-35

Surround= Klipsch RS-35 (x4)L/R and L/R back

Subwoofer= Klipsch RW-10

Sources (DVD/VCR): Pioneer Elite DV-47ai connected by bluejeans component cable.

Pioneer CLD-505 laserdisc/yamaha AC-3 RF Demodulator connected with bluejeans s-video

No cable, no TV antenna, No VCR, all that's in the "other room" with my old home theater

Other HT Gear: Phillips Pronto remote
Comments on HT System: Awesome. Anamorphic video on the Sony is almost as good as HD.
URL Link: http://www.ericclaussen.com
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Cars, Computers (Profession), Metal working, Wood working, electronics (Working on Tesla coils lately), Astronomy

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