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zigyblu's Nothing Special System
IP Address: Last Update: July 01, 2014 at 14:51:52
Amplifier: Vintage Fisher 800-B receiver Counterpoint Sa 220 unmodified

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Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Counterpoint Sa 3.1 with updated RCA jacks.
Speakers: B&W Nautilus 804 spiked to the floor are hooked up to the Counterpoint. KEF C-20 Bookshelf speakers are hooked up to the Fisher
CD Player/DAC: Philips DVD 963 SA / Philips CDR 785 CD recorder / Meridian 203 DAC hooked up to the Counterpoint, Sony DVP-NS900V SACD/DVD Player hooked up to the fisher.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega 25 with modifications with Benz Micro ACE HO
Other Source(s): Nakamichi BX 150 cassette deck
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: cables by Monster M series biwired, Interconects by JPS and Audio Quest
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): custom made rack with shelves of solid Black Walnut with man made marble top ( Zodiac ) that is very heavy. Black square tubing between shelves and over allthread, Power conditioning by Adcom ACE 515 for all analog and Monster PB 1100 for digital and and Samsung LN-S2651D Hi-Def TV and DVD recorder
Tweaks: Boston Audio Design TuneBlocks w/tungston upgrade under Rega P25 turntable.Herbies Way Excellent mat( and it is ) Expressimo Heavyweight Counterweight and End Stub,Expressimo's Original infinite VTA adjuster,Deep-Groove Subplater and Ruby bearing,Pro-Ject Speed Box SE, Mod Squad pucks under Philips 963 and Shunyata Snake bite power cord
Room Size (LxWxH): 18ft.6in. x 12ft.3in. x 8ft
Room Comments/Treatments: heavy padded carpet with fairly heavy furniture and light curtains with sheers on large picture window
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Good Rock and Roll, New and Old Jazz, Sinatra, Bennett, Striesand, Diana Krall and others to many to list
System Goals/Comments: I'm just getting used to Benz cartridge and she's a beauty
System Strengths: very easy on the ears and detailed. I try to read while the music is playing ,but I just can't do it. It gets your attention.
System Weaknesses: if I list a weakness, I won't be able to enjoy the music, and right now I am very much enjoying my music.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sony KDL-55HX800 High Def tv
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Emotiva UMC-200, Emotiva XPA-5 GEN2 Amp
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Kef 105.4 fr., B&W CDM CNT center, Kef C20 surrounds
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony BDP-S550 Blu-Ray Player, Pioneer Elite CLD-59 LaserDisc player.
Other HT Gear: Monster PB 1100 powerbar, HI Def Sidecar reciever for Hi Definition satellite, Roof top antenna for local Hi Def. ( free )
Comments on HT System: when I get to sit and enjoy it, it's terriffic
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: I like to ride my Bike when I can. Full Dress Harley Davidson, Right now, out of work due to a career ending injury to my shoulder. It was work related.So now i\\'m into doing a refurb job on a Fisher 800-B receiver.Put into service 12/2/05

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