Dimensions: 14’ × 14’ Medium
Pre-amp and power supply purchased new in 1989 from Andy Singer at Sound by Singer. Note: pre-amp is usually operated in passive 'straightwire' mode 99.9% of the time to by-pass internal line amp.
Hybrid tube power amplifier, purchased new in 2002 from Kevin Deal at Upscale Audio; tube input stage - Siemens E188CC (c 1962); Class A driver stage and AB output. Rated at 200 W/Ch into 8 ohms.
Vintage BBC mini-monitors; Serial No. 3883/3884, purchased slightly used in 1978. 15 ohm, mounted on 24 in. stands. Sensitivity is 83 db for 1W @ 1M.
Acquired second-hand in 2006.
CD Player/DAC placed into service in 2007, the Ah! Njoe Tjoeb 4000 was purchased from Kevin Deal at Upscale Audio. Tube DAC uses an Ediswan 6922/CV5358/CV2492, and contains the following upgraded components: AH! TjoUpsampler 24/192 Upsampling Board, Tjoeb Shoes, Ah! AC Direkt Power Cord and AH! AS Direkt KB8 RCA interconnects.
Tuner purchased second-hand on Audiogon in 2002. Connected to a Radio Shack Six Element Triple Drive Antenna mounted in attic.
Denon Direct Drive Turntable, with Grado 'Gold' F-9 MM Cartridge.