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outbackdave's Old School ReDeux -2 System
IP Address: Last Update: January 02, 2024 at 05:52:10
Amplifier: NAD 2200PE rebuilt (again)for Analogue.
Onkyo TX-SR876 for the Home Theater.
Kenwood 500 Integrated.
Many amps/pre-amps repaired or modded. Currently interested in Dynaco.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): NAD 1240 for the Analogue Room. CJ PV-12 or Cary tube pre-amps. Have tried many S/S over the years.
Speakers: Too many: JBL L-65, Yamaha NS-344 w/modded cabinets/Vifa tweeters/tri-amped,Dahlquist DQ10 w/mods & tri-amped. Almost forgot the Dennon Surround speakers. Velodyne ULD-1 subwoofer.
CD Player/DAC: Toshiba SD-3900 DVD player modded for audio, Sony XA20ES CD, Toshiba HD-A40 DVD player for DVD's.Currently use an Onkyo but straight to digital out.
Turntable/Phono Stage: Technics SL-1300Mk2 in wood base unit w/custom armboard. No arm right now. Rega P3-24 w/RB-301 and EXACT cart. Denon DP-3500F.
Other Source(s): Nak. MR-2 cassette deck. All gone.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Monster, Esoteric Audio, tried DIY, currently borrowing from others to try different one's.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Some commercial but mostly DIY. Everything is 220V reduced to balanced 110V. Then it's run through different built or purchased power conditioning networks.
Tweaks: Cost-no-Object but it has to make sense electronically and audibly.
Room Comments/Treatments: tried various curtains, DIY 'panels', positioning, and microphone to spectrum analyzer.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): old stuff from 70's to 80's, organ music, classical piano or other solo instruments. Jazz of many types.
System Goals/Comments: working to obtain the best 'soundstage' and clarity.
System Strengths: Loudness, audible transient response, clarity.
System Weaknesses: occasional peaks, dips, or background fade.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sharp Aquos @ 70" screen.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Onkyo TX-SR876
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Denon system
Sources (DVD/VCR): DVD,BlueRay players ASUS and Samsung
Other HT Gear: n/a
Comments on HT System: it works.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Audio of course. US Navy Electronics Tech.
Now most interested in learning 'audio design' and 'network design' use.

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