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microbe 's Main system System
IP Address: Last Update: April 24, 2020 at 14:54:53
Amplifier: Scott 222B integrated amp or Fisher X-100-3 or Topping tripath amp, Sherwood S-7300 in the spare room (purchased by me in 1973, still going strong)
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): sometimes a homebrew 12AU7-based preamp when I need one
Speakers: Sound Dynamics 2-way towers: 2 six inch drivers/1 one inch dome tweeter, JBL L15's: small 2-way bookshelf speakers, Celestion 3's: small 2-way bookshelf speakers
CD Player/DAC: Oppo BDP-103D (transport) and an Emotiva Stealth DC-1 DAC
Turntable/Phono Stage: VPI mark II turntable/Grado cartridge
Other Source(s): stream iTunes library from the internet (iTunes Match) through an Apple TV or iTunes library on a Dell netbook and into the Emotiva DAC
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Kimber PBJ interconnects, DH Labs Silversonic interconnects, digital cable, and speaker cable
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Power Wedge, Salamander triple 30 rack
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 feet x 10 feet x 14 feet
Room Comments/Treatments: none
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): jazz, rock, blues, soul
System Goals/Comments: musical, non-fatiguing
System Strengths: relatively cheap, simple, small foot print, green (80+ % efficient with the tripath amp, nice to use during hot California summers), musical, non-fatiguing sound
System Weaknesses: I'm pretty happy with it.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: refurbish old tube amps (Fisher, Scott, Sherwood, Magnavox), build home brew tube amps/preamps from time to time, I've built some of the Bottlehead stuff

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