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ger1823's G. Duncan System
IP Address: Last Update: August 26, 2013 at 09:48:53
Amplifier: McCormack DNA-225 Power Amplifier; approx. 225 WPC
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Klyne 6 with Deluxe Phono Board (vintage 1992)
Speakers: German Audio Physic Original Tempos (also vintage 1992)Sensitivity unknown, but probably about 85 dB; require lots of power.
CD Player/DAC: JVC TN-1050, slightly modified; currently auditioning an Exemplar modified Oppo BDP-93
Turntable/Phono Stage: Immedia RPM-1 Table; RPM-1 Arm; Lyra Helikon high output MC cartridge
Other Source(s): Rotel Cassette Deck
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Acoustic Zen Satori single-end spkr cables; Pre to Amp IC Acrolink 2110 with large Xhadow RCAs cryo'ed; CD to Pre Analysis Plus Solo Crystal Oval ICs cryo'ed; Various others: Grover Huffman, Acoustic Zen Matrix Ref II, Tempo Electric Silver w/WBT Silver RCAs
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): PS Audio AV-5000 for all but CD player and HDTV; Modified Powervar 1.44 KV isolation Transformer; Stillpoints Component stands throughout except for Klyne Pre-amp.
Tweaks: Stillpoints throughout system; CruzFirst Maestro AC Outlet;DIY AC Line filters; Furutech power cords terminated with Oyaide & Neotech plugs; Acrolink 4030 term with Oyaide Rhodium/Silver plugs
Room Size (LxWxH): 22 x 13 x 10
Room Comments/Treatments: Room carpeted with some furniture; set up w/speakers the long way
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Modern & Classic Rock; Blues, Folk, Jazz, and some classical.
System Goals/Comments: Increased resolution and dynamics are sought; thoughts of purchasing one of the McCormack mods to DNA-225.
System Strengths: Good resolution and dynamics; work on AC power components & cables has improved both.
System Weaknesses: Not quite to the level of resolution or dynamics that I seek. Stillpoints have made a huge difference in body and dynamics since installtion, especially the component stands.
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: 2010 Panasonic 42" Plasma HDTV
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Run Video through Audio system using a borrowed (from friend) Music Fidelity A3-24 DAC for TV sound.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): 2 main speakers as noted above.
Sources (DVD/VCR): Exemplar modified Oppo BDP-93 on loan from dealer for audition
Comments on HT System: Home Theater is not of primary interest to me at this time.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Cars, Books, animals, fitness.

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