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ehoove's Current Rigs

Discussion in 'Members' Systems' started by ehoove, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. ehoove

    ehoove Old & New - Carpe Diem Staff Member Super Mod Subscriber

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    My current lineup:

    Main Rig > Audio Research LS16 MkII - 2 MS Phonomena II, Aragon 4004 MkII(2) (Bass panels, and Subs), Quicksilver M60 MonoBlocks (EL34L Blue bottle) (midrange panels) Quicksilver Mini Mono Blocks (Svetlana EL34) (Ribbons) Beringer DCX2496 (analog outputs/power supply upgrades by Selectronic of France) -NHT X1 Crossovers, Clearaudio Solution w/Master Solution upgrades/ClearAudio Verify CF/Dynavector 17D2 mr, Jelco 750L/Audio Technica AT33Mono Limited Edition, Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD, Luxman T-450 Tuner, Teac A4300 R2R, Dell laptop feeding a Meridian Explorer DAC, Maple Framed Magnepan MGIIIa(tri-amped), NHT W2 Sub(2)
    Vintage > Yamaha C70 preamp, Yamaha T70 Tuner, Acurus A200, Thorens TD125MkIIAB/Magnapan Unitrac1/Ortofon MC30 Super, Modified Thorens TD160/Project 9CC/Denon DL103/Ebony body/sapphire cantilever/ml stylus by Andy, Marantz SA8003 SACD, Yamaha NS690 MkI
    Living Room > Yamaha CR840, Sony DVD NS900V SACD,Squeezebox Touch, Modded Sony SS-TL1 Transmission Line 2way.

    Regards,
    Jim

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  2. squirrelnest

    squirrelnest Addicted Member

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    That's impressive for a couple of systems......but how does it sound?:biggrin:
     
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  3. ehoove

    ehoove Old & New - Carpe Diem Staff Member Super Mod Subscriber

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    My toe taps, and they give me a paste on Smile! :^)
    Regards,
    Jim
     
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  4. Rome

    Rome Holsum Honey Buns Subscriber

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    Outstanding, e!

    Rome
     
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  5. CKDC

    CKDC AK Subscriber Subscriber

    Well, I know what a Yamaha CR840 is. ;)
     
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  6. squirrelnest

    squirrelnest Addicted Member

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    Aaah pics....now I see!:thumbsup:
     
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  7. SPL db

    SPL db It's all about the music! Subscriber

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    Always a pleasure seeing your systems Jim, very nice! :thumbsup:
     
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  8. hjames

    hjames dancing madly backwards ... Staff Member Moderator Subscriber

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    Sounded simply glorious last time I made it your listening party - gosh, I think it was Fall '14!
     
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  9. RichPA

    RichPA Don't drive angry Staff Member Super Mod Subscriber

    Nice setups, Jim!
     
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  10. ehoove

    ehoove Old & New - Carpe Diem Staff Member Super Mod Subscriber

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    You need to visit again, the tube amps on the upper registers have transformed it to another level. IMHO
    Regards,
    Jim
     
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  11. whyaskit

    whyaskit music. Subscriber

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    Really nice looking. I bet the sound is out of this world.
     
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  12. Wolverine

    Wolverine AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Jim- Your systems never fail to impress! Congratulations!!
     
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  13. Daunia 70

    Daunia 70 Lunatic Member

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    Impressive to say the least!
     
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  14. ehoove

    ehoove Old & New - Carpe Diem Staff Member Super Mod Subscriber

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    Update:
    After adding the modified Behringer DCX2496, I for the first time developed sibilance. Huh? After fiddleing with the crossover settings and switching the tubes in the Quicksilver Mono Blocks running the ribbons, it has dissapeared. I switched out the Raytheon 6BG6GA tubes with Svetlana EL34 tubes, and loss a bit of air in the top end, but gained more body and attack. I'll take it! Sorting out things in a tri-amp system can be trying, but a lot of fun. :thumbsup:
    Regards,
    Jim
     
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  15. msh1999

    msh1999 Active Member

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    awesome!
     
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  16. Northwinds

    Northwinds Huh? Turn what down? Subscriber

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    That TT is BEAUTIFUL!!! Nice systems Jim!
     
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  17. Njoy-Music

    Njoy-Music Old Time Rock & Roll Subscriber

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    Beautiful set up!!! Looks amazing as well! Why do I get the feeling when the music is on the room disappears?
     
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  18. Dave_1962

    Dave_1962 Lunatic Member

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    Very very nice!
     
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  19. Nightwisher

    Nightwisher Farer In The Goldilocks Zone Subscriber

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    Wow! Sweet stuff! :eek2:
     
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  20. asilker

    asilker Bible Reader Subscriber

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    Exciting to see a mod's rig. Thanks for the post
     
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