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|Pagan Poet's Home System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: April 10, 2008 at 05:31:46|
|Amplifier:||Adcom GFA-555 Mk. II (marketed as 200W but really closer to 280W into 8 ohms)|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Adcom GTP-400 tuner/pre (w/ phono stage)|
|Speakers:||Icon Acoustics Parsecs (8 ohm, full range towers)|
|CD Player/DAC:||Shanling SD-100 (same as Music Hall CD-25) w/ Moon Audio power cord|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||Music Hall MMF-5, all stock|
|Other Source(s):||1. Luxman K-111 cassette deck (mid 90's)teamed w/ an old DBX N/R box.|
2. Teac X-1000RB 10" open reel deck (mid 80's)usually hiding in the closet.
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Cables: XLO Pro shotgun biwire.|
ICs: Moon Audio on amp/pre and CDP, old Signet cables on the rest.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||AC conditioner|
Wood Technology modules.
LCC custom component covers for TT and cassette deck.
|Tweaks:||Speaker cables elevated with porcelin corner tiles|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Wood floor, irregular-shaped room|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Eclectic: 60's art-rockers to 70's punk to Flaming Lips to opera, classical, Celtic, "chill" music, Angelo Badalamenti movie soundtracks...|
|System Goals/Comments:||Reliable non-fussy system with fidelity that far exceeds the $$ spent on it through careful selection of "bang-for-the-buck" components.|
|System Strengths:||See above.|
|System Weaknesses:||Components are very difficult to access in my rack, and my TT is susceptible to footfalls.|
I may upgrade speaker cables and remaining ICs soon.
Upgrade preamp and tuner eventually. Nothing super-necessary but a quieter preamp (esp. phono stage) would be nice.
|Video/HT System: None|
|URL Link: http://tiltedhorizons.blogspot.com|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Motorcycle sport-touring. DIY.|