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|scousepasty's The High End. System|
|IP Address: 126.96.36.199||Last Update: January 18, 2009 at 21:03:53|
|Amplifier:||Audio Research Ref 610T mono amps. Standard ARC power cables replaced with JPS Aluminata 20 amp power cables.|
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Audio Research Ref 3 Pre-amp, cable replaced with Nordost Brahma power cable. Tubes rolled for NOS GE equivalents.|
Audio Research Ref PH7 RCA ended Phono Stage, Nordost power cable.
ClearAudio Balance Reference XLR ended Phono stage, Nordost power cable.
Shunyata Anaconda power cables.
|CD Player/DAC:||Audio Research CD7, Nordost Brahma power cable.|
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||T/T: VPI HRX with 12.5 arm wands. SDS power supply with Nordost Valhalla power supply cables to SDS & Motors.|
Phono stage: ClearAudio Balance Ref. dual mono stage & power supplies.
Phono cable: XLO signature.
ClearAudio Titanium cartridge, etc.
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||Phono: XLO signature.|
Interconnects: JPS Superconductor XLR.
Speakers: JPS Aluminata XLR.
C.D.: JPS Labs Superconductor XLR.
Pre to Power: JPS Labs Superconductor Balanced.
Nordost Valhalla and Brahma power cables replace all standard manufacturer's supplied power cables.
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Russ Andrews: wall sockets, extension leads, earth cables, conditioners.|
PS Audio extension blocks.
HNE Granite & oak custom made racks equipment racks.
Finite Elemente: Pagode MR Amplifier plinths.
|Tweaks:||Wilson Extreme SST silver coating on all connections, fuses, tubes, etc.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||38 x 38 x 8|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||SoundLab SALLIE damper columns behind speakers. Tip Toe spikes through-out system and supports.|
Room construction and furnishings have a dampening effect on base.
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||Vinyl - Jazz, Classical. Significant collection of 11,000+ records.|
Country and new artists on c.d.
|System Goals/Comments:||Find more time to listen and catalogue my record collection.|
Upgrade VPI t/t suspension, platter and support.
Probably add sub-woofer[s]
|System Strengths:||Clarity, soundstage, reality, musical presence.|
|System Weaknesses:||Doesn't like heavy metal / garage/ rap!|
|Video/HT System: None|
|Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation:||Football, Porsche & Morgan cars. |
Engineer - Oil&Gas Industries.