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Cpwill's Main System
IP Address: Last Update: March 30, 2020 at 13:13:50
Amplifier: Modified Korneff 45 schematic built by Oliver Sayes and ST70 w/ VTA mod powering second speakers in kitchen
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): K and K Audio MIR Kit
Speakers: Alternating between DIY Folded TQWT w/ Fertin 8" Model 7 surround-less fieldcoil Drivers and Coral Beta 8's in BLH per Coral plans home built by original owner in Living Room, Reference 3a de Capo i's in Kitchen.
CD Player/DAC: Softone Model 3 (transport only) into AudioNote Kits DAC4.1x
Turntable/Phono Stage: Nottingham Spacedeck/Graham 2.1 arm (w/2.2 bearing upgrade) and Basis Vector 3 arm/Koetsu Rosewood Sig., Koetsu Urushi Blue, Cardas Silver Myrtle, and Dynavector Te Katori Rua cartridges in rotation/
K&K Maxxed-out phonostage version 3 w/ upgrades, Bottlehead Eros, Emotive Circa, and Artemis PH-1 phono preamps/ various DIY SUT's
Other Source(s): Scott 310D tuner w/355 multiplex decoder

Computer Audio: HP Spectre 360 13t laptop running Music Bee and Roon into AR-T Legato USB to SPDIF converter into ANK 4.1 DAC. Roon Nucleus streaming FLAC files ripped from CDs using dBPoweramp.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speaker cables: DH Labs Q10. IC's: Pure Note Enhanced Paragons and Aluvium, and misc others.
Power Cords: Silver Audio Power Burst, DH Labs, and Chris VH DIY
Digital: Chris VH Pulsar Ag and Purenote Aluvium
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Power Conditioner: Audience Adept Response AR-12
DIY wood and stainless steel rack with bearing suspension and constrained layer damping shelves
Tweaks: Misc. platforms.
Mapleshade points and isoblocks, Black Diamond Racing cones, some Herbie's products
Room Size (LxWxH): 18 x 18 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: none other than nice Turkish rug on hardwood floor.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): jazz, alt. country (aka Roots, Americana), rock, blues, classical, opera in descending order
System Goals/Comments: coherence, natural detail, magical mid-range
System Strengths: all of the above to greater or lesser degrees
System Weaknesses: Bass could be a bit deeper, but that's not a big problem for me.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Less than full-time architect, Volunteer jazz programmer on WPFW 89.3 FM in Washington DC (www.wpfwfm.org) community supported Jazz and Justice radio, Animal shelter medical center volunteer; photography, cooking, architecture, travel, DIY tube gear and speakers, woodworking, wine & whiskey.

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