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NJS's Yard Sale Special System
IP Address: Last Update: July 06, 2015 at 19:07:31
Amplifier: H.H. Scott 299 (59-60 vintage, 2nd generation 299A) with GE 7189A and Reflector 6P14P-EV output tubes. W. German 12ax7's pulled from obsolete lab equipment. Recap'd with Xicon coupling caps & a mix a modern electrolytics.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): DIY passive attenuator
Speakers: Avatar Bang! bass relex, 94dB/W/M
Energy ESM2
Sachiko horns with Fostex FE206E
CD Player/DAC: No CD transport. CD's ripped to FLAC files
DAC 2496 (AK4393)
Asus Xonar Essence STX PCIe card in PC
Turntable/Phono Stage: Technics SL-D2 ('82), V15-IVMR, M91ED
Systemdek II (biscuit tin) W/Profile II arm AT30E MC
Hagerman Bugle preamp
Other Source(s): Pilot 580 AM-FM tube tuner (58'-59')
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speakers: Monster cable & 16 gauge line cord

Inter: DIY RG-59 COAX with cheap Ebay phono plugs
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): 70's British rock, 50's Jazz
System Goals/Comments: Amp and tuner were picked up at a yard in the mid eighties for $10. The amp has been partially restored, new couplings caps, PS caps, new 6BL8 driver tubes, Pulled the quad of strong US made GE 7189A's for Reflektor 6P14P-EV's from Ebay. China 5AR4 (saving the British Mullard 5AR4)
System Strengths: Sweet, warm sounding amp. Low power (15-18 wpc) offset by hi-eff speakers. Low $ investment.
System Weaknesses: I'm happy.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Viewsonic 42" 4280P LCD panel, 1080p
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Edifer PC self powered speakers and sub. Opitcal input.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Edifer 2.1, 2 way satellites with small sub.
Fed an optical signal from LG DVD.
Sources (DVD/VCR): LG DVD player
Other HT Gear: Myth TV, Linux PC DVI to HDMI (media center work in progress)
Comments on HT System: It's TV and sounds OK.

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