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Homme De Terre's Main System System
IP Address: Last Update: November 15, 2013 at 10:57:43
Amplifier: HF:Reußenzehn Tube Slave S PP amp. 4xKT88, 2x45W
LF: DIY AX 100 (diyaudio.com Pass XA clones)

DIY active crossover, 4th order Linkwitz-Riley, own design
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): DIY tube preamp
Speakers: Altec Lansing 604-8K in rear-loaded horn cabinets, own design
Super tweeters Visaton TL 16 H
CD Player/DAC: Marantz SA8400 modified with Ray's Discrete Output Stage and "The Flea"clock (Tentlabs XO).
Turntable/Phono Stage: Thorens TD524 turntable
Thorens TMC63 van den Hul pick-up
Pearl 2 phono stage (DIY, design by Wayne Colburn)
Other Source(s): Kenwood KT-6050 FM tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: DIY
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Rock, Blues, Classical, and then some weird stuff that fits in no drawer.
System Goals/Comments: It's an eternal construction site, but, on the other hand, the path is the goal.
System Strengths: Shakes the house with a few watts.

Pin-point imaging; good live recordings and radio broadcasts sound as if you are actually sitting in the audience.

Bi-amping/active crossover make for a nice improvement over the stock x-over.
System Weaknesses: Speakers are *big*. Amps are power hogs.

Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Photography.

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