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kkcinc@verizon.net's kkc's audio System
IP Address: Last Update: December 02, 2011 at 18:14:34
Amplifier: Jolida 502BRC for bass panels. Tubelab SEE handling the highs.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): none
Speakers: Magnepan MG1.6QR bi-amped.
CD Player/DAC: Denon DCD-910 with Black Gate cap upgrade, bypass caps in power supply,Elna ps caps new value,metal film resistors, pio output caps upgrade, silvered mica caps, and Stealth diodes.Op-amp upgrade.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Rega P1 with Denon DL-160 High Output Moving Coil Cartridge, Bugle phono stage.
Other Source(s): Denon sacd player
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Straightwire Quartet bi-wired/Straightwire Chorus II interconnects. Audioquest 4 handling the highs.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Monster Reference Power Center HTS-2500, Dedicated circuit.
Tweaks: Better caps, resistors, diodes, inductors, and internal wiring where practical. Bypass caps in all power supplies, some value changes.New crossover type and values. Homemade amp and phono stage.
Room Size (LxWxH): 12 x 15 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Homemade fabric panels and furniture placement. No testing other than to ear.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Classic/Progressive Rock, Some Jazz
System Goals/Comments: Same as everyone. Depth of sound stage, clarity, tight bass, warmth, sweet mids, accuracy, a very non-fatiguing involving sound.
A musical experience that takes you away.
System Strengths: HUGE sound stage. It is like a wall of sound coming at you. Quiet. Great on human/ female voices.Warm. Very good bass considering speakers aren't noted for their bass.
System Weaknesses: I could always spend more money, but I think I am maxed out with performance vs. budget. Always tweaking for fun.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Optima HD70
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Denon HTR 2105, Outlaw 2200 amps
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Carver ts241s x5, Definitive Supercube I
Sources (DVD/VCR): Denon dvd 1920/ Sony blu-ray player(Christmas!)
Other HT Gear: Logitech full system remote, Power 100" screen
Comments on HT System: Gets the job done. Not as stellar as I would like. Others are impressed with it. Future project maybe. Audio has priority.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Salesman.

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