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Bob G's Living room. System
IP Address: Last Update: February 22, 2014 at 10:54:59
Amplifier: ClassDaudio.com class D amps bridged and running as mono blocs. 250w into 8ohms.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): AMC CVT 1030 using Amperex Bugle Boys. Extensively modified.
Speakers: Tekton M Lores. 95db efficiency.
DIY ACI Titan sub using ACI 12" driver and PE plate amp.
CD Player/DAC: Rotel RDD 980 transport with Hagerman HagClock and other mods, Assemblage DAC 2 w/upgrade kit, turbo kit, HiFi World mods, and Schottky diodes.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Micro Seiki DD-6 with DD-35 tone arm. Shure M91ED. Hagerman Bugle phono stage.
Other Source(s): Extensively modified Sansui TU717 tuner.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Kimber Kwik Kable 12 speaker wire. Misc. purchased and DIY interconnects. Misc. power cords including 14 gauge Pangeas.
Tweaks: Vibrapods under preamp. New caps and diodes in preamp. Five of 23 diodes in Rotel transport now Harris--all others now Schottkys. Have by-passed six of the PS electrolytics with stacked film Panasonics.
Room Size (LxWxH): 18 x 18 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Room is strange with cathedral ceiling. Opens partially on two sides to other rooms.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical, light jazz, some rock.
System Goals/Comments: To enjoy the music every time I turn the system on. To get away from wishing one thing or another needs changing. To hear the 'magic' whether I'm sitting in the sweet spot or just walking through the room.
System Strengths: It's ability to reward me whether I am listening critically for certain things or if I am just flowing with the music. It will hook me one way or another.
System Weaknesses: Probably my room is the biggest limitation, but that's not something I (we) can change.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Toshiba 42" LCD 1080p
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Yamaha HTR 5550 receiver.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): BIC Venturi center and fronts, RS rears and DIY sub.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Panasonic VCR. Panasonic BluRay player.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Retired.

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