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Mike Mount's 2nd (bedroom) System
IP Address: 24.13.180.179 Last Update: January 03, 2014 at 07:16:31
Amplifier: Atma-Sphere MA1 amps or
Musical Concepts / Hafler 500
QuickSilver Mini-Monos
(wicked good amps)

At times the most
awesome Mission Cyrus
*only integrated...

(back-up?)
Musical Concepts/Hafler 280
...a venerable standard...
this thing KICKS ASS...

Honorable mention
*Mark Levinson No. 336 (sold)
Mark Levinson No. 29 (sold)
NYAL OTL 3s (sold)
Marantz 8b (selling)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): *Atma-Sphere MP1 Perhaps ...my best single piece of gear...
.or. Audible Illusions Modulus 2D, at times
Jeff Rowland Capri (balanced/SE bridge)

A new stand in with updated caps 12/2013
Hafler 110 (Musical Concepts)
this pre amp KICKS ASS!
Sunningly good.

Alternate (back-up?)
Sumo pre-amp

NYAL Moscode Super-IT

OLD modded pas
Advent 300 Receiver
Speakers: *Silverline Audio SR17 Supreme are fabulous
potential use in both systems!
or
SR17 (original)
Spica TC60 / factory stands

Alternate (back-up?)
Some nearly 'vintage' seldom used
Rogers LS 3/5a and Studio 3a
Harbeth LS5/12a
Quad ESL 57

Honorable mention:
WATT series 2 (sold)
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Working on Mac Mini music server
Turntable/Phono Stage: Linn LP12/Ittok/Grado
Other Source(s): Meridian Tuner
Sony ST J60
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Cardas Golden Reference
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): PS Audio Power Products
(only SS low level gear)
PS Audio Power Plant Premier
Power Ports, Ultimate Outlets
and Juice Bars.
Tweaks: All AC feeds (for each room) are discrete (HC-low noise) for the audio room with seperate system ground
Room Size (LxWxH): 18' x 15' x 7.4
Room Comments/Treatments: Carpet bass traps - very effective...
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Mostly background listening
System Goals/Comments: Simple, basic gear and source.
System Strengths: TRUTH, dynamic, utterly effortless
** U N F A T I G U I N G **
point source speakers (your there)
the musical event, you can listen
all day long . . .
System Weaknesses: Hand me down / spare gear used here.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Canon SX-80 Realis Projector
Sony PVM 2530 BC monitor
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Sony STR1000ES 7.1 system.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Sony ES Receiver 7.1
Harbeth LS5/12 with
Aura 8" Sub, center
& surrounds.

Cambridge 5.1 setup
Sources (DVD/VCR): Varied - computer, dvd and
Canon DV camcorders
Other HT Gear: Audioquest Python IC and AQ speaker

Comments on HT System: More of a focus on 2 ch
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Photography...(yes) and music are principle interest.

(critical for *maintainence*) staying young. Weightlifting/YOGA, diet and sports nutrition.

I l o v e GERMAN cars - cooking and fine wine,
travel, hiking, bicycling.

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