My goal was simple. Accumulate as much stereo equipment as possible before my wife and I decide to have kids. I've had too many friends warn me that when the babies arrive, so does the money that funds your system. A special thanks to my very understanding wife who puts up with me and my constant false-promises that I'm 'done' getting anything new. And to my father, who sparked by incessant passion at a very young age, and who has loaned me more pieces that I can count, much to his dismay.

I've been busy, lots of changes has taken the system to new levels. 

Room Details

Dimensions: 17’ × 18’  Medium
Ceiling: 14’

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    • Brinkmann Lagrange
    Two-arm model.
    • Kuzma 4 point tonearm
    • Lyra Atlas
    • Air Tight PC-1 Supreme
    • Vitus MP-P201
    What an f-in amazing phonostage!!!! I complete game changer. Life long product for me. Detail,dynamics, organic....
    • Siltech Cables Double Crown 1.5 XLR
    • MIT Oracle ma-x shd 2m XLR
    From Vitus preamp to VTL amplifiers.
    • VTL Siegfried 2
    kt88 and nos tubes. Stillpoint ultra 5 under amplifiers. Such an improvement over the series 1, which  I enjoyed for 3 years. Series 2 is an significantly better amplifier.
    • Synergistic Research Galileo LE Speaker Cable
    Huge soundstage, great space in between instruments and organic.
    • Isoclean Supreme Focus
    Powercords on my phono and preamp. Very pure and dynamic cord.
    • Synergistic Research CTS 1m XLR
    • Kubala Sosna Elation PC
    Have the cords on my VTL’S  and DCS gear.
    • High Fidelity Cables Ct-1 PC
    Into Preamp
    • DCS Vivaldi DAC
    • Vitus Audio MP-L201
    Awesome Preamp
    • Graham Audio Phantom Supreme
    • AudioMachina Maestro GSE
    • DCS Vivaldi Upsampler
    • DCS Vivaldi Clock

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Kr8008 sorry for the delayed response I've not been here this last month. The sound I enjoy the most is with Amperex Holland 7025 (12AX7) and 6DJ8. I use Amperex US if I can't get Holland or France. I tried Mullard but still prefer the Amperex. In a pinch I can use Jud's stock tubes and if that was the only choice could be satisfied with them, the sound is still special !


Very nice system thanks for posting !!!! How are the Joules working out for you ? I wasn't familiar with your speakers so I found a review and they happened to be compared to the Watt Puppy 8, my current speakers. I use the Joule VZN-160 with the WP-8 which I find to be an alluring combination that I can't seem to move away from !!!!