|Lightbulbs 's Ronin. System|
|IP Address: 22.214.171.124||Last Update: January 28, 2010 at 18:02:31|
|Amplifier:||Amp #1: Kenwood KA-3500.|
Amp #2: Yamaha HTR 26380. (has good DAC)
|Preamplifier (or None if Integrated):||Integrated.|
|CD Player/DAC:||Built-in Yamaha DAC recieves 24-bit 48kHz|
IEC958 via TOSlink.
M-Audio Fast Track USB (Kenwood Amplifier in)
JVC XL-MC222 200 disc changer.
|Turntable/Phono Stage:||None at the present.|
|Other Source(s):||Kenwood KT-5300 AM/FM Tuner|
Sony TC-FX510R Cassette Deck
|Speaker Cables/Interconnects:||12 gauge wire. Nothing special.|
|Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.):||Allen Bradley Turboencabulator TC-200 power conditioner.|
Ambient lighting for relaxation.
Soundrust 12 channel mixer for other ins.
Does not connect to amplifiers.
RANE DC-24 dynamic processor.
RANE PE-17 parametric equalizer.
|Tweaks:||I do not tweak the audio path. This system sounds best flat.|
|Room Size (LxWxH):||9 x 15 x 8|
|Room Comments/Treatments:||Carpet, bedspread, and curtains reduce sound bouncing.|
|Music Preferences and Comments:|
|Music Used (Genre/Selections):||I'll leave this unmentioned.|
|System Goals/Comments:||Equipment was given to me for free. I do not intend to spend much, as this system reproduces hifi adequately.|
Record player for classical vinyl collection
Extremely good DAC for the Kenwood.
AKG414 stereo pair (I doubt though)
More music albums!
|System Strengths:||Transparent, natural, and pleasing to the ear at 80% concert volume level. |
Midrange energy is superb.
|System Weaknesses:||System has tight, subtle bass. |
Somewhat limited high frequency response by the Dynacos.
Speakers exhibit stress at high volume levels.
|Video/HT System: Separate|
|TV/Projector:||Sony Trinitron PC monitor.|
|Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub):||I gave up on surround sound. Too gimmicky and expensive. Besides, the audio in movies is very poor.|
|Sources (DVD/VCR):||Unknown 80's RCA VCR|
|Other HT Gear:||Desktop computer software:|
|Comments on HT System:||Not very impressive.|
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