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kootenay's Vintage View System
IP Address: Last Update: October 24, 2021 at 12:57:48
Amplifier: Krell Evolution 402
400w/c @ 8ohms, 800w/c @ 4ohms and 1600w/c @ 2ohms

Power consumption
Standby: 260 W
Idle: 390 W
Maximum: 3800 W
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Krell Evolution 202 pre amp
Speakers: B&W 801 Matrix Series 3
CD Player/DAC: CD: Audio Research CD3 MK II
DAC: Yulong DA8 for streaming
Turntable/Phono Stage: Turntable: VPI TNT, updated with Classic's solid aluminum platter with inverted bearing,Single 300rpm Motor & Flywheel and elephant feet

Tonearm: SME IV

Cartridge: BenzMicro L04

Phono Stage: Ayre P5Xe

VPI speed controller
Other Source(s): Reel to reel:

1. Revox A-77

2. Revox PR-99 MKII

Cassette Deck:

Revox B215


Philips AH6731
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Speaker Cables:

Nordost Valhalla, MIT MH 770 CVT Twin Terminators and Transparent Audio MusicWave Ultra


Krell Cast, MIT MI 350 CV Terminator Pro-Line Reference XLR, MIT Pro-Line XLR, Transparent Audio Balanced MusicLink Ultra, Transparent Audio Balanced MusicLink Super, NBS Mine Serpent II XLR, NBS Omega III XLR, Cardas Hexlink Golden 5C, Cardas Hexlink, Monster Cable 1000, MIT T2,4 & 6, and Audioquest
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Tice Titan Power Blocks, MIT Z Power conditioner, MIT Z Power Cords, Transparent Music Link II Power Cords, Lovan and Target stands
Room Size (LxWxH): 16' x 23' x 8' Dedicated listening room
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Classic R&R, Classical, Folk and World Music
System Goals/Comments: To create an accurate timbre
System Strengths: Lots of them
System Weaknesses: Lots of them
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: 1. Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 1080UB front projector projected on the 98" Stewart Film Firehawk fixed screen.

2. 55" Samsung 4K UHD LED in the master bedroom

3. Insigna 42" LED for the wife's SPA room

4. 50" High Sense 4K UHD LED TV in the basement family room

5. Samsung 4K UHD 65" LED TV in the family room
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: 1. NAD T-765 Receiver
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): 1. B&W 801 S3 with Genesis Ref. 15" powered subwoofer, which comes with remote, crossovered at a cut-off frequency of 35Hz. for LF & RF

2. Paradigm Signature for center channel and PSB for surround sound channels
Sources (DVD/VCR): 1. Sony BDP S-790 Blu-ray Universal Player

2. Sony UBP X-800 Blu-ray Universal Player

Other HT Gear: Living Room:

TV: Samsung 65" 4K UHD Smart TV

HT Receiver: Marantz SR 9600

Sepeakers: Acoustic Energy AE1

DVD and CD Player: Denon DVD 3900
Comments on HT System: It does surprisingly well for what it is intended to do...

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