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Smorgasbord's Grace, power and finesse... System
Last Update: July 14, 2000 at 03:53:33 IP Address:
Amplifier: Perreaux 400P Monoblocks(classic silver finish)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Perreaux SM6 Preamp(classic silver finish)
Speakers: Sonus Faber Electa Amator II
CD Player/DAC: Densen Beat B-400
Turntable/Phono Stage: Not just yet...
Other Source(s):

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Harmonic Technologies Pro-9 Plus

Harmonic Technologies Pro Silway MKII

Harmonic Technologies Cyber Link silver

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Clue Cable powerconditioners and powerlist.

Skilfing Rack with totally independent, shielded shelves, each hang by weightmatched rubber rings to a solid fundation, sandfilled steel rack.

Tweaks: Densen DeMagic demagneticing CD.
Room Size (LxWxH): 18 x 14 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: No dedicated ones at this point.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Sing and songwriters, small acoustical setups, various rock, small scale classical and "cozy jazz".
System Goals/Comments: I'm trying to achieve a natural reproduction of the human voice as well as classical instruments. Most of all a liquid midrange with natural warmness, together with clear hights and an articular base. Reproduction should be open, effortless and dynamic with real-life transients.
System Strengths: Seductive and truly musical in my ears. Shines when reproducing well recorded pieces of instruments and single voices in smaller setups.
System Weaknesses: Lacks some dynamic and lower base. Somewhat smallscale(perhaps most due to room limitations).
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sony KL-W502 widescreen rearprojection TV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Sony TA-E 9000ES processor

Perreaux 400P monoblocks(front l/r)

Perreaux 6160 six channel amp(center, rear l/r)

Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Sonus Faber Electa Amator 2(front l/r)

Sonus Faber Solo(center)

NHT Super One(rear l/r)

REL Strata II(sub)

Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony DVP-7700ES

Pioneer CLD-725 Laserdiscplayer

Comments on HT System: Lacks some dynamic, impact and lower base. Also not as "accurate" as life. Misses some of that bigscale drama experienced in bigger setups.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Music, Weightlifting, MTB, running...

Work as an Computer Networking consultant for the moment.

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