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Wull's escape System
Last Update: January 12, 2002 at 11:10:41 IP Address:
Amplifier: Valve Audio Predator 200w/p/c hybrid made in South Africa. Leak TL12 valve mono blocks I refurbished as alternative, they sound pretty good for 12 watts
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): none
Speakers: Sonus Faber Grand Piano/ B&W DM14 used with the Leaks in another room(also fed from the Sony CD)
CD Player/DAC: Sony cdp 50 ES (the one with 9 digital filter options)
Turntable/Phono Stage: Logic TT (British 1980)Linn Basic arm, AT MCf05. Audio Arts mc/mm phono stage (made in Cape Town)
Other Source(s): nad tuner and JVC KD65 TAPE DECK (1977)
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Home made cat5 type for speakers/home made cat5/silver combo interconnects/AQ ruby
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Custom made Oak rack
Tweaks: Tried stone slabs under speakers but lost the focus a bit, so none at the moment
Room Size (LxWxH): 8 mtrs x 3,5mtr x 2,5 mtr
Room Comments/Treatments: still experimenting
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, acoustic, and ocasional dip into the past Allmans, Van the Man, Warren Zevon
System Goals/Comments: After years of sitting idle the TT has been revitalised with the phono stage and Linn arm.Realism
System Strengths: Soundstage and timing (foot tapping)
System Weaknesses: Room is probably the main weakness, but I am thinking on repositioning the furniture / fittings
Video/HT System: Integrated
TV/Projector: Philips 72 cm tv
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Yamaha integrated (small system)
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Yamaha
Sources (DVD/VCR): Mitsubishi VCR
Other HT Gear: none
Comments on HT System: Not really used as such, just a convenience thing
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Golf, hiking, and I try to pay for it all by working on an offshore gas production platform

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