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AZ_Gary's Two Channel - Main System
IP Address: 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
Pioneer RT-707
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.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
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.
Tweaks: None, yet.
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
TV/Projector: JVC HD-61Z
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Sony STR-DB940
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
Amateur Radio
Target Shooting

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