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Mike Mount's Music Room System
IP Address: 67.142.112.43 Last Update: December 12, 2017 at 11:51:30
Amplifier: Jeff Rowland Model 501s (500 wpc)
driven with pair of Rowland PC1s
..freaking awesome combo...

At times
THE BEST (tube amps) I've owned
Atma-Sphere MA-1 Mk. III.1
(140w)



Or (reluctantly) non OTL
Audio Research VT200

Same effortless sound
*Atmasphere M60 Mk2 II (60w)
(fully optioned) modest power
simply awesome amps!

honorable mention - sold it.
*Mark Levinson No. 336
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Jeff Rowland Capri w/DAC

Atma-Sphere MP1 Mk2 II
(fully optioned)
Speakers: Revel Studios with Revel S30
subwoofer (Studios 87db)
unbelievable set-up!

At times . . . for fun
'reference worthy' - amazing!
*Silverline Audio SR17 (92db)
*fabulous in booth systems


Occaisionally Quad ESL-57s
Atma-Sphere M-60mkII mono
blocks running 6 tubes
Sources:
CD Player/DAC: Meridian Transport
Mark Levinson No.360s
Turntable/Phono Stage: Sota Star/SME V/Talisman
Other Source(s): Meridian Tuner
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Cardas Golden Reference Bi Wire
system IC and speaker runs
or 5' Biwire Golden Cross +++

StraightWire Cresendo
system IC and speaker
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Virtual Dynamics, Power 3,
David (AC)

PS Audio - Power Ports +++
Ultimate Outlets, Juice Bars
Tweaks: All AC feeds (for each room)
are discrete (HC-low noise)
for the audio room(s) with
seperate LN system grounds.
Room Size (LxWxH): 21' x 14' x 7.4
Room Comments/Treatments: Remnant carpet rolls in corners (fabulous)
Room treatment goals: Aurelex treatments are fabulous maybe $real$ bass traps.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Nearly everything
System Goals/Comments: TRUTH, full-range response
(even without sub...) with greater
sense of' dynamics.

the higher powered' amplifiers
required (both tube and SS).

Love Rowlands, Atma-Spheres!
alternate Summer / Winter seasonal
use over extended periods
System Strengths: TRUTH, dynamic, utterly effortless, (you are there) believable - scale of the musical event, you can listen all day long . . . without fatigue with associated speakers.
System Weaknesses: Phono UPGRADES needed...
Stylus...
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Assorted Canon projectors
OR Sony PVM 2530 pro monitor
1986 circa. still kicking...
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Sony STR DA1000ES
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Harbeth Ls 5/12a
Aura Sub and Satellites
Sources (DVD/VCR): Varied - cable (mostly)
QT content, computer, dvd
dSLR footage (masters)
Apple WiFi integration.
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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