AudioAsylum Trader
Inmate Systems

Welcome! To add your system, you must register.

For Sale Ads

FAQ / News / Events


svisner 's Main System Multi-Channel System
IP Address: Last Update: July 13, 2023 at 12:45:38
Amplifier: Front L, R: McIntosh 240 restored by Circle Stereo. (6L6GC tubes from Tube Amp Doctor).

Center: Emotiva PA-1 Class D; Ohm Subwoofer: Crown XLS 1000

Rear L, R: Ideal Innovations Classic 70 Deluxe (custom amplifier 35wpc push pull built by Syd Beaumont (Svetlana 6L6GC output tubes).
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Denon AVR x3400H Receiver as home theater controller using pre amp outputs.
Speakers: MartinLogan ESL 9 Classic Electrostatics Speakers.

Center Klipsch RP440C

Subs Ohm SB4A and Hsu ULS-15 MK2 (sometimes)

Rear The Hornshoppe with Fostex FE108 E Sigma drivers and the Great Heil (ESS Heil Air Motion Transformer AMT Tweeter).

Herbie's Audiolab cone/spike decoupled/gliders for MartinLogan speakers.
CD Player/DAC: Oppo BDP-103D Darbee Blu-Ray CD/DVD, SACD, DVD-A; Windows computer with Pioneer BDR-XD07S CD drive on PC. TASCAM CD 200 as transport connected to DAC via Kimber Toslink. DACs: Schitt Lyr 3 with Tung Sol 6SN7 tube; SMSL Sanskrit 10th.
Turntable/Phono Stage: U-Turn Orbit turntable with Ortofon 2MBronze cartridge, MNPCTECH Isolation feet, Auralex Iso-tone platform, and Mini ARCH supports. Herbie's Way Excellent disk mat and U-Turn and Sleeve City disk weights. Bellari VP-130 MK2 phono stage.
Other Source(s): Pioneer RT 707 restored by J-Corder (and ART EQ341 graphic equalizer).

Sony XDR-F1HD HD FM/AM Tuner with Magnum-Dynalab ST-2 Antenna
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Audioquest Evergreen turntable to Bellari phono stage and from phono stage to Denon home theater controller; Reality Cables from McIntosh 240 to MartinLogan's left and right front speakers; Mogami speaker cables for center and subwoofer speakers; Reality Cables cables home theater controller to McIntosh amplifier; Blue Jeans Cables LC-1 Sony HD FM Tuner to Denon; Monoprice RCA to XLR cables Denon controller to Emotiva PA-1 center channel amplifier and Crown XLX amplifier for Ohm subwoofer. Knu Konceptz cables Ideal Innovations amplifier to rear speakers. Mogami cables between Denon front end and l/r channels of RCA rotary switch; Monoprice XLR to RCA between Pioneer tape deck and graphic equalizer, and graphic equalizer and Denon Receiver. Kimber PBJ cables Denon to Ideal Innovations amplifier. Audioquest Golden Gate to Hsu subwoofer and from Oppo to rotary switch.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Tripp Lite LCR-2400 power conditioners (two).
Silicone damper rings on output tubes.
Tweaks: Sorbothane under all equipment with exception of turntable. Diversitech vibration pads to raise front of center channel speaker. Sorbothane in rear.
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 x 14 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: No room treatments.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, Jazz, Folk
System Goals/Comments: Wide and deep soundstage.
System Strengths: Details, images well, sufficiently accurate to pick out instruments and composer subtleties when listening with musical score in hand
System Weaknesses: The remotes!
Video/HT System: Integrated
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Klipsch RP 440C center, Ohm SB4A subwoofer for theater and other 5.1 formats, Hornshoppe with Heil tweeters for rear left and right.

Edit My System