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Jonesy's Moon Buggy System
IP Address: Last Update: August 15, 2023 at 14:44:06
Amplifier: Audio Research D70 MK1; 6550 winged C power tubes; ECC88's Bugle Boys signal positions; A Frame Orange Globe Phase Splitter
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Counterpoint SA5; ECC88's Mullards/Brimar my favorite in the line and phono sections; Mullard 6CA4 in PS
Speakers: Quad ESL63
CD Player/DAC: Audiolab 6000CDT transport with mods,
Calyx 24/92 DAC with LPS, umbilical mod to LPS using Canare star quad cable and Oyaide DC connector.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Sota Saphire, Alphason HR100S, Blue Point Special
Other Source(s): Nakamichi LX5
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Monster Powerline II Speaker, Straightwire Maestro Interconnects, DH Labs DIY AC cords.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): None
Tweaks: Just upgrades to input/output connectors and higher grade caps when replacing aged ones, the odd internal hook-up wire.
Room Size (LxWxH): 22 x 13 x 7
Room Comments/Treatments: Rec Room setup carpeted basement floor, finished walls, no speacial room treatment. Speakers set up across the 13' width, Listening spot at about the 13' depth.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Electronic, experimental, industrial and soundtrack. Uncle, Archive, Trentemoller, Goldfrapp, Laurie Anderson, Peter Gabriel, Lamb, Yello, Skinny Puppy. Musicals like Chess.
System Goals/Comments: Enjoy a bit of tube rolling. Try different cables from time to time.
System Strengths: Extremely holographic and detailed midfield set-up.
System Weaknesses: The nearfield set-up immerses you such that the sound is all around you. Like headphones would. Be nice to experiment with a larger listening area to put the stage further to the back.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: 55" TCL 6.0
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: None
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): None
Sources (DVD/VCR): Sony BluRay
Comments on HT System: Some day I might add a sound bar. Larger TV would be nice too. HT in living room. Hi-Fi in my man cave.

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