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Mike Mount's 2nd (bedroom) System
IP Address: Last Update: March 21, 2020 at 14:08:39
Amplifier: Musical Concepts / Hafler 500/280/220
Atma-Sphere M60 amps (SR17S) or
QuickSilver Mini-Monos
(wicked good amps)

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

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, or home brew)
this pre amp KICKS ASS!
Stunningly good.

Alternate (back-up?)
Sumo pre-amp

NYAL Moscode Super-IT

OLD modded pas
Advent 300 Receiver
Speakers: Magnepan MG3.5R 87db sens., a mainstay
or *Silverline Audio SR17 Supreme 91db sens.
are also fabulous
potential use in both systems!
SR17 (original)
Spica TC60 / factory stands

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

Honorable mention:
WATT series 2 (sold)
CD Player/DAC: Working on Mac Mini music server
Turntable/Phono Stage: Linn LP12/Ittok/Grado
Other Source(s): Kenwood KT-7500/6500 rebuilt
Meridian Tuner rebuilt
Sony ST J60 rebuilt
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Kimber Cables
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
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: N/A equipment below
flat panel.
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: I am back to building and hot rodding vintage audio gear. I love the work.

Photography...(yes) and music are principle interest. (critical for *maintainence*) staying young. I l o v e GERMAN cars - cooking and fine wine, travel, hiking, bicycli

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