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drumminman's The Big Rig System
IP Address: Last Update: June 13, 2009 at 06:36:01
Amplifier: Odyssey Stratos Stereo w/cap upgrade
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Odyssey Candela tube linestage
Speakers: Definitive Technology BP-30; Velodyne CT 150 powered Sub
CD Player/DAC: Magnavox CDB 650 CDP into a Peter Daniels DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: N/A
Other Source(s): Tascam Dual Well Cassette Deck
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Venhaus Design Finesilver IC's with Eichmann Silver Bullets from cdp to pre and pre to Odyssey; Risch 89259/1506A IC's with Eichmann copper bullets from pre to line in sub; Venhaus recipe Cat 5 braided speaker wire for biwire set-up (27 pair LF & 9 pair HF); CAT 5 jumpers connecting '-' speaker binding posts
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Magnan Audio DIY AC shunt filters, both Hot to Neutral (3 ea) and Neutral to Ground (3 ea); Flexy rack; Signal DU .5 isolation trans. wired for balanced power for digital; DU 2 isolation trans. wired for balanced power for power amp; ferroresonant line conditioner; Isolation transformer for linestage; isolation transformer for subwoofer.
Tweaks: Walker SST on all RCA plugs & fuse ends, DIY roller bearings beneath all electronics and Sub; Venhaus cryo'd PC's on Power amps and CDP. Built new crossovers with sonicraft caps, mills resistors and alpha core copper foil air core inductors with point to point wiring and moved outside speakers in separate enclosures; replace internal speaker wiring with .999 ofc 16awg solid core with polythene insulation; Herbie's Audio Lab grunge buster CD mat - cheap and it does make a difference, even after doing all the above!
Room Size (LxWxH): 18' x 16' x 18'
Room Comments/Treatments: None that I've diy'ed: wool carpet, Leather chair and sofa, 18' vaulted ceiling, no back wall - opens to large kitchen
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): classic rock, funk, blues, some jazz, classical, a little country, bluegrass, irish - anything that moves me
System Goals/Comments: To recreate the live music experience
System Strengths: Incredible wide & deep soundstage, smooth tight mid & bass and shimmering highs
System Weaknesses: Some glare in the high end that has just about been eliminated on most recordings by all the great ideas and products I've learned about here in the asylum; will probably need roome treatments ala Risch bass traps, etc, but must work on the WAF!
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Playing drums, staying in shape (weights, running), camping, photography, following UNC Basketball; Cancer Research Nurse.

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