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jamesmking's london system System
IP Address: Last Update: July 19, 2012 at 12:22:33
Amplifier: stax 4040 mk 2 earspeaker system, matsushita NOS valves, tube dampers,
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): none
Speakers: stax 404 signature
CD Player/DAC: tascam dv-ra1000hd
dcs elgar plus
Turntable/Phono Stage: none
Other Source(s): none
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: van den hul first ultimate
van den hul second xlr for aes/ebu
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): true colours super constrictor mains block and king constrictor mains leads to stax and tascam
Tweaks: matsushita valves with herbie audio lab tube dampers on stax
quicksilver gold conductive paste on all contacts
amr fuses
nm sonic purifiers, signature on dcs and stax, cable long on all mains cables and multi way block, standard on multi way block, cable long on stax headphones lead, cable long on psu caps of stax
Room Comments/Treatments: none
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): classical
System Goals/Comments: changing from townshend isolda to van den hul carbon cables has improved the bass, listenability with poor recordings and vastly improved the trebble.
System Strengths: very listenable
System Weaknesses: stax headphones can be uncomfortable for long listening sessions. need some mains regeneration.
Video/HT System: None

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