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SR's Steve's living room system System
Last Update: September 09, 2000 at 11:33:35 IP Address:
Amplifier: McIntosh Mi-75(vintage 1968) 75watt monoblocks from SV6550C's

and a mixture of NOS RCA and Mullard

Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Cary SLP 94 modified.Currrently using RCA cleartop 12au7's,Mullard 6CA4's and EI ECC83's
Speakers: Aerial Acoustics Model 8

28hz-22khz (-2db) 86db sens

CD Player/DAC: Cal Audio Delta transport with Cal Audio Alpha DAC using Raytheon 5751 tubes

Turntable/Phono Stage: Well Tempered Labs Super with Grado Ref Platinum

Other Source(s): Dish Network Satellite music and JVC SVHS

Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Cary Labs Hi Def IC's


Harmonic Tech Pro-9 Biwire speaker cables

Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Stand Design Rack and seperate amp stands

Power straight from Edison Co

Tweaks: Granite shelf instead of MDF for turntable. Bags of lead shot on bottom shelf for stability. Mouse pad under preamp. Anti granddaughter protective screens.
Room Size (LxWxH): 24' x 14' x 10-16'
Room Comments/Treatments: System is on long wall. Ceiling height is lowest at system sloping up toward listening position. Wall to wall carpet and lots of furniture/plants.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classical/Jazz/Folk/60'S Pop Vocal
System Goals/Comments: To get it paid for
System Strengths: It sounds great. Smooth, deep very non fatiging. There is no substitute for all tubes and vinyl
System Weaknesses: It's not yet paid for
Video/HT System: None
TV/Projector: Toshiba 32"
Comments on HT System: Just run it through 2 channel system for music shows and some movies
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: I work as a sound engineer in the movie business. I am an avid golfer and a friend of Bill Wilsons

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