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PeterBGood 's Peter Hi-Fidelity Low Expense System
IP Address: Last Update: August 14, 2015 at 00:35:28
Amplifier: Dynaco ST-150 Solid State Amp modified by van Alstine - upgraded with cryo'd IEU, aftermarket powercord, mute switch, Kimber RCA's and silver wire
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Decware Zen Triode Preamp (ZTPre) with separate power supply and using cryo'd 6N1P-EV Russian NOS (1965) tubes
Speakers: Rectilinear III bought new in 1977. Re-wired inside and rebuilt crossovers. Re-did front panels in MDF and applied damping throughout the inside. All original drivers. Sounds great!
CD Player/DAC: Home-built PC music server (Windows Server 2012) using SSD as main drive and 3 HDD (up to 8tb total) storage.

iFi Audio iDSD Micro USB DAC powered by an Anker Astro E4 battery pack.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Table: Linn LP12 with upgraded Origin Live Advanced DC Power Supply

Arm: Kuzma Stogi S

Cartridge: Denon DL-301 MkII.

Phono Stage: E.A.R. 834P MM/MC Chrome upgraded with new caps and hexfred diodes. Retubed with (2) Sylvania Gold 5751 Grey Plates with triple mica and Gold Pins and (1) Sylvania Gold JHS-5751 Black Plate - Triple Mica. Added Creative Cable Concepts Powercord
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: All Creative Cable Concepts top of the line.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): (2) Creative Cable Concept Power Blocks (separate for Source and Amplification) with two Creative Cable Concept outlet 'Plugs'

(1) Tara Labs RSC Air powercord. (1) DH Labs
Tweaks: Mapleshade Silclear on all connections, tubes and fuses. Cryo'd high-quality fuses. Maple wood blocks under components for vibration control. Speakers sit on cinder blocks.
Room Size (LxWxH): 18' x 18' x 9'
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Eclectic - All music. Love acoustic guitar (folk & classical)
System Goals/Comments: Natural complete sound. Full dynamics, liquid, great texture and air. To play all music at it's best.
System Strengths: Dynamic, FAST, detailed, quiet, pretty neutral, very good wide soundstage.
System Weaknesses: Sometimes a mite bright. Great lows but not as fundamental as some systems - getting close though. Could be the room?
Video/HT System: Integrated

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