Description

My system is upgraded considerably from the system I had posted previously.  

So here's what's going on now.
  • 30 amp dedicated circuit
  • PS Audio Power Port Premier
  • PS Audio P12 power regenerator
  • RHB Dezigns modified conrad johnson PV-12L with 12AU7 tubes
  • SMc Audio Gold Special modified McCormack DNA-1 Deluxe power amplifier
  • Marantz SA KI Ruby SACD player
  • VPI Scout with Herbie Grungebuster mat, JMW Memorial Plus arm, Dynavector 20X2 
  • Luxman E-250 phono amplifier connected to line stage with Wireworld Platinum Eclipse  7 RCA interconnect.
  • Vandersteen Treo CT speakers
  • two Vandersteen 2wq subwoofers with a 45 lb. weight on top of each
  • two Vandersteen M5-HP crossovers
  • PS Audio Statement and Plus power cables
  • Analog front end interconnect Wireworld Platinum Eclipse 7
  • Digital front end interconnect Wireworld Platinum Eclipse 7
  • Isoacoutics Oreas under all components
  • weights on top of components for chassis damping
  • interconnect from line stage to amp Wireworld Platinum Eclipse 7
  • Speaker cables - Two pairs of Wireworld Equinox 8
  • PS Audio Duet with Hifi Tuning "Noise Destroyer" filtering power to power amp
  • Quantum Symphony Pro
  • iQSE inside disc player, line stage, phono stage and power amp.
  • Hifi Tuning CD Demagnetizer
  • Roomtunes room treatment at all wall corners from floor to ceiling
  • Wall behind listening seat covered with absorbent Sonex panels.
  • 2 Omega E-Mats from Perfect Path Technologies placed in 200 amp electric service.
  • 1 Omega E-Mat placed under PS Audio P12 power regenerator
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Room Details

Dimensions: 18’ × 14’  Medium
Ceiling: 7’


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    222222&text=fr
    Hifi;

    Milwaukee
    Menomonee Falls, wi

    Have you listened to the Pv-11

    Jeff

    frozentundra

    222222&text=fr
    Hifi;

    Next on my list is a Tube Pre

    I was thinking CJ PV-12, PV-17 or ET3

    Suggestions

    frozentundra

    222222&text=fr
    Hifi;

    Thanks for the feedback
    Have you listen to any of the Bob Backert preamps?
    How did you decide on the PV-12?
    Vs all the others?

    I just upgraded amps to a Pass XA30.5
    Man, Big difference.
    Amps do matter

    Next stop is probably a CJ preamp

    You've been a Vandersteen guy for 30 yrs?
    I assume you believe in the 1st order crossovers and time and phase coherence difference?

    I do 

    Jeff

    Ps: what part of world do you live in?

    frozentundra

    222222&text=fr
    Hifi;

    You have a CJ 12 preamp
    I've wanted to try a CJ  & am wondering what the tubes bring to the party with a SS amp?

    Excellent system, especially with the phase coherent speakers 

    Jeff

    frozentundra

    222222&text=fr
    Hifi;

    How do you like your Treo CT's

    I did not like the original Treo's , but the CT seams to really keep the harsh highs much smoother?

    Is the soundstage good with McCormack amps?

    Jeff

    frozentundra