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  1. #1
    Join Date: Mar 2017

    Location: Los Angeles CA

    Posts: 1
    I'm Trey.

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    Hello all. Just found this site and interested in diving in. I'm mostly a jazz and classical listener, with the usual additions of classic rock from the Golden Era of my youth(!). Not new to audio, but the system has evolved to now be PS Audio DirectStream Player and DAC, Rogue Audio Cronus Magnum II integrated amp and Harbeth SHL5+. Gave up my VPI turntable, but now have a KAB-modded Technics SL1200 for the occasional vinyl spin.

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    Join Date: Jul 2011

    Location: Northamptonish

    Posts: 1,571
    I'm Peter.

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    Hey, Trey! This place could do with a little more Hollywood ... welcome
    “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” - William Bruce Cameron

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    Join Date: Sep 2009

    Location: Derbyshire

    Posts: 7,346
    I'm Josie.

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    Hello Trey.

    Welcome to AOS. Glad you found us

    Enjoy
    Preamplifier: Croft Epoch Elite - Dual external PSU & Upgrades
    Amplifier: Tube Distinctions Copper Amp No. 5 using KT150's
    Digital: Raspberry Pi & ALLO Piano DAC & KALI - IQAudio DAC with SBooster Linear BOBW PSU & Trio DP700 CDP
    Turntable: Thorens TD124 MkII - Schopper refurbished
    Tonearm: SME 3009 S2 None Improved - Audio Origami modified
    Cartridge: Ortofon SPU GT
    Speakers: 15" Tannoy Monitor Golds in Lockwood Majors with Tannoyista Spec 3 crossovers
    Cables/Mains: Mark Grant Black Series mains cables & 6-Way power bar
    Cables/IC's: Mark Grant HDX1 Pure Copper + Custom made Silver/Gold interconnects
    Mains Other: Tube Distinctions/Mark Grant 'The Power Works' Digital noise mains power filter TD2414-MG - Nick Gorham DC Blocker unit constructed by Mark Grant

  4. #4
    Join Date: Nov 2008

    Location: Belfast/Northern Ireland/UK

    Posts: 16,423
    I'm Neil.

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    Welcome to AoS Trey
    Regards Neil

    System 1: AMG Giro turntable, AMG 9W2 tonearm, Air Tight PC3 cartridge, Passlabs Xono phonostage, AMG Reference armcable. Accuphase DP57 CD player, Marantz SA7 SACD player, Sony HAP Z1es Digital File Player + Audioquest Jitter Bug, Veracity Mystra DAC + Dell Laptop + iFi i power + JKenny JKSPIDIF, Wireworld Starlight USB + Audioquest Jitter Bug, for computer audio, Audio Valve RKV2 headphone amp, headphones Grado GS 1000, Balanced Audio Technology VK300se integrated amplifier, Anthony Gallo Reference 3.1 speakers. Cabling: Signal - Audience AU24, Analysis Plus, Atlas Mavros, Speaker - QED Genesis Silver Spiral. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, Analysis Plus, TCI. Mark Grant distribution blocks, Equipment tables Target Audio B series.

    System 2: Loricraft Garrard 401 turntable + SME 5 tonearm + VDH MC10 cartridge + Graham IC70 tonearm cable, Modified Technics 1200 turntable + Triplannar 7 tonearm + VDH Frog Gold cartridge + Paul Hynes SR7 PSU, SME Model 20 turntable + Graham Phantom tonearm + Ortofon MC5200 cartridge + Graham IC70 tonearm cable, Balanced Audio Technology VK10se phonostage, Moon Andromeda CD player, Esoteric P5 SACD transport and P 5 DAC, Toshiba 9500 DVD Audio player, AMR DP777 DAC + HP laptop + iFi i power + Wireworld Starlight USB - for computer audio, Kenwood 8300 tuner, Revox B760 tuner, Magnum Dynalab signal sleuth, Leak Troughline tuner + EAR Stereo decoder, Revox B77 mk 2 & Revox A77 mk3 reel to reel recorders, Balanced Audio Technology VK52se pre-amplifier, Music Reference RM200 mk1 power-amplifier, Anthony Gallo Reference 3.5 speakers. Cabling: Signal/Speaker - Atlas Mavros. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, TCI. Mains distribution blocks Mark Grant and Russ Andrews, Equipment tables Clear Light Audio.

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    Join Date: Dec 2016

    Location: Kent uk

    Posts: 71
    I'm Martin.

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    Hi welcome to AOS

  6. #6
    Join Date: Jan 2009

    Location: Essex

    Posts: 16,048
    I'm openingabottleofwine.

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    Welcome to AoS Trey.

    Hmmm, replaced a VPI with a Technics 1200? That'll be music to the ears of all the Techies here. Also good to learn of a Harbeth user Stateside.

    Enjoy the Forum
    Barry
    Have you listened to this month's choice in the Album Club?

    Barry

  7. #7
    Join Date: Apr 2012

    Location: Southall, West London

    Posts: 28,426
    I'm Geoff.

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    Hi Trey. Welcome to AOS.

    I'm sure you'll find plenty to interest you here. There's a lot going on, so just get involved and have a chat with the members, they're friendly!


    Enjoy the forum,
    Geoff.
    Mr. Tact!

    Main system: MMs/ADCs/Low output MC's/One rare Japanese SUT/One scarce British phono stage/various tonearms/hefty Japanese DD TT and hefty Japanese BD TT and small British BD TT. 4 CD players/2 jitter buster/2 DACs/Valve buffer. TVC stepped attenuator or valve pre-amp or solid state pre-amp. Current dumping power-amp or either of two Class A SS power-amp or Class A EL34 valve monos or big Japanese (part Class A) integrated. Big dual concentric speakers/Smaller dual concentric speakers/Two way British compacts and full range speakers, amongst others. And too much more to list!

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