Chris Thornton's System

system electronics
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Here's the equipment rundown:

Amplifier - David Berning ZH-270 otl 70W x 2 @ 8 ohm (typical output power at onset of clipping 84W @ 8ohms, 110W @ 4 ohms)

Preamplifer - David Berning P-1 w/phono stage (using NOS tubes and modified phono stage)

Speakers - Sound Lab Pristine ll's

CD transport - Sony XA20ES

DAC - MSB Link Dac lll

Analog - Basis 1400 turntable, Rega RB 250 tonearm, Clearaudio Aurum Beta MM cartridge

Speaker cables - Blue Circle BC92

Interconnects - Blue Circle BC95 (about to be replaced with cables from Stage lll concepts inc.), Van Den Hul 1st Ultimate RCA's

Line conditioning - Monster power HTS 2500

Power cables - Blue Circle BC61, BC62

*Listening tastes are mainly Blues, acoustic rock, modern folk and good jazz.*

     Chris Thornton