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ASHRA's Found Sound! System
IP Address: Last Update: June 25, 2017 at 08:26:19
Amplifier: McIntosh MC-275 Tube power amp. Love those KT88s!
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): McIntosh C-39 Preamplifier, flexible with many inputs.
Speakers: Vandersteen 2ce floor speakers, Sennheiser Headphones HD-600

CD Player/DAC: Rotel RCD-971 CD Player

Turntable/Phono Stage: Sota Sapphire basic Turntable, Ringmat, Clearaudio Arum Beta/S mm cartridge, Sumiko MMT-classic Tonearm , Aragon 47K Phono Preamplifier , VPI Industries HW-19 mkIII Turntable,Grado Platinum, VPI Industries PLC AC filter
Technics SL 1200MKII (2), DENON DP-51F, Denon DL103R cart,
Thorens TD 150 (3)
Pro-Ject Debut III

Other Source(s): Rotel RT 1080 Tuner, Nakamichi RX-505 cassette tape deck. Marantz CDR632 CD-R/RW Recorder. Alesis MasterLink ML-9600 two-track hard disc recorder.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Kimber Cable 8TC Bi Wire ,MIT 3 Interconnects
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Monster Power HTS 2600 power conditioner, Salamander Archetype 5.0 & 3.0 Stands built as one rack with 7 shelves.

Tweaks: VPI HW-17F Record cleaning machine,
Room Size (LxWxH): 20' x 20' x 10'
Room Comments/Treatments: Thousands of records, books and a cat.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): I like many types of music. I gravitate to the avant garde in all genres. As a child of the 60's I'm influenced by experimental, electronic and psychedelic music.
System Goals/Comments: To get the most out of as much of my vinyl as possible. I think I would like to try a tube phono pre-amp.
System Strengths: Nice midrange. I can enjoy all types of music on this system from rock to folk to classical and jazz.
System Weaknesses: Could be better detail.
Video/HT System: None
TV/Projector: Vizio 47" LED/LCD SMART HDTV with Internet APPS.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Samsung BlueRay.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: My mate and I like to go to estate sales and flea markets. I look for LPs and audio equipment and the occasional cool art glass, concert poster etc. while she likes finding "objects de arte" (art nouveau, arts and crafts and deco).

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