|AZ_Gary's Two Channel - Main System|
|IP Address: 188.8.131.52||Last Update: May 14, 2015 at 19:27:28|
|Amplifier:||Bottlehead Paramour II with Iron and Cap Upgrade, 45 Shunt Regulated mod, Obbligato parafeed caps and Soviet teflon coupling caps. Using Sophia 45 tubes. |
Bottlehead S.E.X. Amp as headphone amp for AKG K-701s.
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||1) Bottlehead Foreplay III with Extended option.|
2) Don Allen Line Stage.
|Speakers:||DIY Don Allen designed MCM 55-1125 15" woofer 100dB and PSD 341 compression driver 104 dB with Don Allen crossover in 6.3 CuFt vented box employing several Don Allen tweaks.|
|CD Player/DAC:||Don Allen modified-to-tube Philips into Don Allen Line Stage.|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||1a) Bottlehead Seduction Phono Stage and DIY CineMag step-up transformer. |
1b) Haggeman Bugle Pro for playing 78rpm vinyl
2) Don Allen Phono Stage with Lenco L-75 in DIY plinth with AT-1009 and Dynavector DV20XL and AT-1005 with SoundSmith retipped DL-103 .
|Other Source(s):||Dynakit FM-3|
Otari MX-5050BII-2 Reel to Reel Tape Deck playing into a modified Bottlehead Seduction in lieu of internal electronics. This feeds into the Don Allen Line Stage.
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||14 gauge zip cord for speaker cables.|
1) Interconnects (Bottlehead side) - Mogami Neglex 2534 DIY
2) Interconnects (Don Allen side) - Don Allen custom built.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Dedicated 20A circuit cryo'd 12g solid copper in conduit to hospital grade outlets.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||14 x 14 x 8|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||System located in left half of room.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Jazz, classical, blues, country|
|System Goals/Comments:||All tube system.|
|System Strengths:||Tubes and vinyl.|
|System Weaknesses:||My old ears!|
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||Center - TV|
Rear Surrounds - ClearAudio 8' Ceiling Mounts
Front - Use 2 Channel System
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||DVD - Pioneer DV-434|
LD - Pioneer CLD-2070
VCR - JVC HR-S39024
|Other HT Gear:||Cox HDTV with HDTV Tivo|
|Comments on HT System:||It is secondary to the 2 channel system.|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Black & White 35mm and 6x6cm Photography|