EdAInWestOC's Main Rig
Last Update: 03/28/2016
Please forward all questions regarding this page to
ed@edsstuff.org


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Tools/Links
Cartridge Database Denon DP-62L Arm Upgrade Project
Pro Audio Calculators Cartridge Database Tools
Advanced Engineering Calculators Steps Ups and MC cartridges
Photo Gallery Chat
Vinyl Pressing And Mastering Links Direct Drive Museum
System Details How It Sounds
Other Stuff My Other Vice










Thorens TD-126II





Denon DP-62L



Preamps




Digital Audio WS (Yeah...its a laptop)




Arcam CD73/PH1-P




C446/UH-7000




Pioneer Elite DV-47Ai / Adcom 555II




Audible Illusions L1 / Stax Lambda Pro




SoundSmith Retipped & Suspension Rebuilt Denon DL-103D (Enhanced LC stylus/ruby cantilever)




Denon DL-103M



What the DP-62L/DL-103D/RB300 combo sounds like (top of page):

Artist Song Digital Format Size Label/Catalog# Equipment Used Available New?
Procol Harum Whiter Shade of Pale 320k MP3 10MB 33/45RPM Classic Reissue * No
Procol Harum Whiter Shade of Pale 24/96 VBR WMA 92.5MB 33/45RPM Classic Reissue ^*** No
The Beatles A Day In The Life 320k MP3 11.7MB MFSL MFQR 1-100 * No
The Beatles A Day In The Life 24/96 VBR WMA 97.6MB MFSL MFQR 1-100 ^*** No
Queen Love Of My Life 320k MP3 9.8MB MFSL 1-067 * No
Queen Love Of My Life 24/96 VBR WMA 83.5MB MFSL 1-067 ^*** No
Led Zeppelin What Is And What Should Never Be 320k MP3 11MB MFSL 1-065 * No
Led Zeppelin What Is And What Should Never Be 24/96 VBR WMA 106MB MFSL 1-065 ^*** No
Billy Joel Baby Grand 320k MP3 9.5MB Columbia DMM OM-40402 ** No
Peter Gabriel Big Time 320k MP3 10.3MB Classic Records PG7-45 *** Yes
Peter Gabriel Don't Give Up 320k MP3 15MB Classic Records PG7-45 *** Yes
Jimi Hendrix Red House 320k MP3 19.1MB Experience Hendrix 88697 64059 1 ^*** Yes
Jimi Hendrix Red House 24/96 VBR WMA 172MB Experience Hendrix 88697 64059 1 ^*** Yes
Norah Jones Don't Know Why 320k MP3 7MB Classic Records JP 5004-45 ^*** Yes
Norah Jones Don't Know Why 24/96 VBR WMA 62.5MB Classic Records JP 5004-45 ^*** Yes
Donald Fagen Walk Between Raindrops 320k MP3 6MB MFSL 1-020 *** No
Donald Fagen Florida Room 320k MP3 13.7MB Reprise 9362-45230-1 *** No
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Randy Lynn Rag 16/44.1 WAV 18.1MB Toshiba/EMI LP-80126 *** No
Steven Stills Love The One You're With 16/44.1 WAV 31.3MB Atlantic SD 16026 *** No
Ray Charles and Johnny Mathis Over The Rainbow 16/44.1 WAV 49.5MB Pure Audiophile APUR 009 ^*** Yes
Traveling Wilburys Tweeter And The Monkey Man 16/44.1 WAV 55MB Wilbury Records 9 25796-1 ^*** No
Chicago 25 or 6 To 4 16/44.1 WAV 48.9MB Rhino R1 76172 ^*** Yes
Chicago 25 or 6 To 4 24/96 VBR WMA 106MB Rhino R1 76172 ^*** Yes
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit 16/44.1 WAV 25.7MB DCC LPZ-2033 ^*** No
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit 24/96 VBR WMA 50.5MB DCC LPZ-2033 ^*** No
Jethro Tull Mother Goose 320k MP3 8.8MB Classic Records ILPS 9145-45 ^*** No
Jethro Tull Mother Goose 24/96 VBR WMA 80.2MB Classic Records ILPS 9145-45 ^*** No
Crosby Stills and Nash Helplessly Hoping 320k MP3 6MB Rhino R1 8229 ^*** Yes
Crosby Stills and Nash Helplessly Hoping 24/96 VBR WMA 53.4MB Rhino R1 8229 ^*** Yes
Blood Sweat and Tears Lucretia MacEvil/Lucretia's Reprise 320k MP3 13MB CBS/Sony SONP 50236 ^*** No
Blood Sweat and Tears Lucretia MacEvil/Lucretia's Reprise 24/96 VBR WMA 119MB CBS/Sony SONP 50236 ^*** No

* Recorded with VdH Retipped Denon DL-103D
** Recorded with stock Denon DL-103R
*** Recorded with SoundSmith Retipped Denon DL-103D
# Recorded with SoundSmith Retipped and Suspension Rebuilt Denon DL-103D
^ Recorded with an Acoustech PH-1P Phono Preamp w/LM4562 OP Amps

Note: This site does not encourage or support the illegal downloading of digital music files.
The above examples are for hobbyist purposes only and are here for the purpose of
demonstrating the performance of the equipment listed.

High resolution digital formats (> 16/44.1) require a compatible player.
Click here to download Winamp, a high quality, free, high resolution PC compatible player.
Click here to download Foobar 2000, a high quality, free, high resolution PC compatible player.



The Listening Crew

Butch (Lhasa Apso)

Rocky (Shi Tzu)


System Details
Top of Page

Pre-Amp: Audible Illusions L1 
(Matsushita / National PCC88 / 7DJ8 Tubes, recapped and rebuilt 11/2010)
Phono Pre-Amp: Liberty Audio B2B-1
Acoustech PH-1P
(modified, recapped)
Cartridges: Denon DL-103D - DP-62L
(SoundSmith retipped with Optimized Contact Line Stylus & Ruby Cantilever, SoundSmith Suspension Rebuild)
Denon DL-103M - backup
Denon DL-103R - backup
Power Amp: Adcom GFA 555 Mk II 
(modified & recapped)

Headphone Amp: Schiit Lyr2, Stax SRM1/MKII 
Tuner: NAD C446 Turntables: Thorens TD-126II 
Denon DP 62L 
(Modified & Recapped, 
Applied Fidelity Jeweled Main Bearing Upgrade)
DBX Disc Processor: DBX 224
CD Player: Arcam CD73T
Universal Player: Pioneer Elite DV-47Ai
High Rez Digital Audio Interface: Tascam UH-7000
TT Mods: Britaudio OEM RB300, Mitchell Techoweight, Incognito wiring, Pete Riggle VTAF, Pete Riggle VTAF Teflon Upgrade, Damped Plinth, Damped Dustcover, Q Up end of LP tonearm lifter, AQ Sorbogel Mat
Interconnects: Kimber Hero, Monster Interlink Reference II, Unknown Toslink Sub Woofer Interconnect: Monster
Speaker Cables: Kimber 8TC
Speakers: Magnepan MGMC1
Headphones: Stax Lambda Pro, HiFi Man HE-400S, Sennheiser HD580, Grado SR60
Sub Woofer: Martin Logan Dynamo 500
Digital Audio Workstation: Toshiba P75-A7200 Laptop
DAW OS: MS Windows 10
DAW SW: Sony SoundForge Audio Studio 10, Cakewalk SONAR, Cirlinca DVD-Audio Solo
Isolation/Treatments/Tweaks: Gingko Cloud 11 Isolation platform, Silicon Gel Feet, Herbie's Tenderfoot, Vibrapods, Sorbothane Sheeting, CAIG Pro Gold, Mapleshade Silclear

 


Some Other Stuff
Some of it's in use, some collecting dust, some in need of work...like it's owner (top of page)

SAE Mark IV C
Denon DCD-1520
Yamaha R-2000
Pioneer SX-737
Denon DL-103R
Polk RT25i
SAE Two PA-10
SAE Two P-10

Denon DRM-3
Magnepan MG-1
and a few more.
Photos Later...


Record Pressing and Mastering Links (
top of page)

A & R Record Manufacturing

Alpha Vinyl Pressing

Angstrom Mastering

Brooklyn Phono

Calyx Mastering

Capsule Labs

Turicaphon Music World

GZ Digital Media

Celebrate Records

Record Industry

Bill Smith Custom Records

Disco Press

DK Mastering

Downmix Mastering

Dubplates and Mastering

Duophonic

EKS Manufacturing

Erika Records

Gotta Groove Records

Pallas

Hit Bound Mfg

Toyokasei

Vinyl Factory Australia

OSV Records

Zenith Records

LH Audio Services

Manmade Mastering

Foon Mastering Center

MediaDisc

MB Professional Mastering

Microwatt

MMP

Optimal Media

Optimum Mastering

Palomino Records

Pirates Press

RAND Muzik

Record Technologies Inc

Record Pressing

RIP-V

Tail Records Vinyl

The Exchange

Archer Record Pressing

The Vinyl Factory

Tuff Gong

United Record Pressing

Musicol Recording

Eldorado Media

Rainbo Records

Magnetic Mastering

The Vinyl Room

Vinylium

Flo Kaufmann

Quality Record Pressings



My Other Vice (top of page)
2005 Nissan 350Z Roadster Touring Edition
Her name is Sophia