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  • My first Otari deck
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    analog stuff.
    otari mtr 10 2 track 1/4 made new by soren
    otari mtr 10 2 track 1/4 1/2 combo made new by soren
    sota sapphire used eminent tech ver 2 arm
    new sota nova table has magnetic levitation platter and full speed control and latest motor same arm as above
    thorens td124 sme ver 2 arm
    thorens td125 sme ver 2 arm
    kenwood direct drive sme ver 2 arm
    phono preamp Ml no 25 all re capped
    speakers cust infinity IRS V , new caps and LPS , magnets etc.
    mark levivson pre no 26 amps no 33
    digital three cust servers , win ser 2016 , AO
    Dacs lampi various

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    • Skylab
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      Fabulous, Al!!! Congrats!!!

  • Thanks all. It's one of two coming and much to learn about them. So far jonathan , soren and all here have given me massive support
    analog stuff.
    otari mtr 10 2 track 1/4 made new by soren
    otari mtr 10 2 track 1/4 1/2 combo made new by soren
    sota sapphire used eminent tech ver 2 arm
    new sota nova table has magnetic levitation platter and full speed control and latest motor same arm as above
    thorens td124 sme ver 2 arm
    thorens td125 sme ver 2 arm
    kenwood direct drive sme ver 2 arm
    phono preamp Ml no 25 all re capped
    speakers cust infinity IRS V , new caps and LPS , magnets etc.
    mark levivson pre no 26 amps no 33
    digital three cust servers , win ser 2016 , AO
    Dacs lampi various

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      • Here are the 2 machines bequeathed too me by my friend Stewart Emmings - a Studer A820 1/2 inch, which belonged to Simon Heyworth (Manor Studios for Virgin Records and now has his own studio) and an Otari MTR12 (ex Dave Stewart form the Eurythmics at Church Studios, London). My other 3 machines (2x Sony APR 5000 and Studer A807/II) now live upstairs in my study - the A820 and MTR12 are far too heavy for me to carry up a set of stairs!


        Main system - A820; MTR12; Dolby 363 with SR/A cards; Platine Verdier with Schroeder Reference Allaerts MC1B & Hadcock 228 Decca FFSS MkIV C4E; TRON Seven Reference phono; TRON Meteor preamp; TRON Voyager 6W SET; Avantgarde Duo 2.2


        Studer A820


        Otari MTR12
        Last edited by topoxforddoc; 05-29-2019, 04:06 PM. Reason: forgot to include the Dolby 363!

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        • Skylab
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          Fabulous!!! 👍🏻

        • MylesBAstor
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          Too much is just enough.

      • Nice stuff of course I'm partial to the Otari 😜
        analog stuff.
        otari mtr 10 2 track 1/4 made new by soren
        otari mtr 10 2 track 1/4 1/2 combo made new by soren
        sota sapphire used eminent tech ver 2 arm
        new sota nova table has magnetic levitation platter and full speed control and latest motor same arm as above
        thorens td124 sme ver 2 arm
        thorens td125 sme ver 2 arm
        kenwood direct drive sme ver 2 arm
        phono preamp Ml no 25 all re capped
        speakers cust infinity IRS V , new caps and LPS , magnets etc.
        mark levivson pre no 26 amps no 33
        digital three cust servers , win ser 2016 , AO
        Dacs lampi various

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          IMG_0479 by jdza, on Flickr


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          • Here is my version of the Ampex ATR-102
            Last edited by Austin Acoustic; 06-29-2019, 06:04 PM.
            Man Nguyen
            www.AustinAcoustic.net
            4-Way Horn Speakers - Active Crossover - 8 Monoblock SET Amps

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            • Originally posted by MylesBAstor View Post
              Harry Weisfeld's recently acquired (through Chad) Ampex ATR-102. Tell you what. That 102 sounded wonderful stock playing all of my tapes through the Blade 1!
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              I have a re-built ATR 102 coming in later this month. The work is being done by Dan Labrie at ATR Service in York, PA. They are backed up about six months.

              Very excited.

              Doshi Tape stage too!

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              • Drool quality. Stellavox TD9 with its original luxury trolley and meter bridge.

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                -Magico S5 Mk.2 speakers with SPod feet
                -cj 40th Anniversary ART300 monoblock amplifiers and Goldmund Telos 280 stereo amp
                -cj GAT preamplifier Series 2 and Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                -Doshi V3.0 phonostage
                -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 5, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA platforms.

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                • Originally posted by Odyssey View Post

                  I have a re-built ATR 102 coming in later this month. The work is being done by Dan Labrie at ATR Service in York, PA. They are backed up about six months.

                  Very excited.

                  Doshi Tape stage too!
                  Congrats on the new baby.
                  Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
                  Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
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                  -Magico S5 Mk.2 speakers with SPod feet
                  -cj 40th Anniversary ART300 monoblock amplifiers and Goldmund Telos 280 stereo amp
                  -cj GAT preamplifier Series 2 and Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                  -Doshi V3.0 phonostage
                  -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                  -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                  -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                  -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                  -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 5, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                  -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA platforms.

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                  • those pro tape machines sure look sweet in those rolling racks, My listening room wouldn't have the space for even if I could afford the deck and tapes to play on it.
                    Magnepan 1.6 QR Loudspeakers, Amherst A-2000 MOSFET 150 WPC Amp, Conrad Johnson PV-10A Modded Tube Line & Phono Stage, Electrocompaniet MC II Class A Head Amp, Shelter 501 Mark II Cart (St) , Graham Engineering 2.2 Tonearm (St) , VPI Aries-1 Turntable (St) , VPI Clamp, Denon DL-102 Cart, (M) , Luxman Tonearm (M) , Kenwood KD-500 Turntable (M) , Michell Clamp, Marantz 20B Analog FM Tuner, Pioneer SACD, Onkyo DX-6800 CD Transport, DIY 24B/192K DAC, Sennheiser HD-300 Headphones, Headroom Max Balanced Headphone Amp, DIY Silver Interconnects

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                    • Originally posted by Austin Acoustic View Post
                      Here is my version of the Ampex ATR-102

                      Man Nguyen
                      www.AustinAcoustic.net
                      Wow, what is that?

                      Larry
                      Analog- VPIClassic3-3DArm,SoundsmithZephyrII+MiyajimaZeroMono, 2xAmpex ATR-102,Doshi3.0,Merrill Trident Master Tape Pre,Herron VTPH-2A
                      Dig Rip-Pyramix,IzotopeRX3Adv,Mykerinos,PacMicroModel2
                      Dig Play-mchNADAC, LampiPac, Roon, HQP, Oppo105
                      Electronics-Doshi Pre,CJ MET1mchPre, Cary2A3monoamps
                      Speakers-AvantgardeDuosLR,3SolosC,LR,RR
                      Other-2x512Engineer/Marutani Symmetrical Power, AudioDiskVinylCleaner,AirTightRecordFlat, Scott Rust Interconnects,
                      Music-15KRecs(90%classical),1.3KR2Rtapes,50TBrips

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                      • Austin Acoustic
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                        It is an ATR-102
                        I separated the reel motors from the main chassis.
                        It is my design

                        Man

                    • With carts, horizontal machines take a lot of real estate! I leave my recording ATR-102 behind my listening couch and only roll it to the front when I am doing dubs. I have to navigate through the room to fit between the machines. Won't be in Architectural Digest! Of course my reels have spread to other rooms.

                      Larry
                      Analog- VPIClassic3-3DArm,SoundsmithZephyrII+MiyajimaZeroMono, 2xAmpex ATR-102,Doshi3.0,Merrill Trident Master Tape Pre,Herron VTPH-2A
                      Dig Rip-Pyramix,IzotopeRX3Adv,Mykerinos,PacMicroModel2
                      Dig Play-mchNADAC, LampiPac, Roon, HQP, Oppo105
                      Electronics-Doshi Pre,CJ MET1mchPre, Cary2A3monoamps
                      Speakers-AvantgardeDuosLR,3SolosC,LR,RR
                      Other-2x512Engineer/Marutani Symmetrical Power, AudioDiskVinylCleaner,AirTightRecordFlat, Scott Rust Interconnects,
                      Music-15KRecs(90%classical),1.3KR2Rtapes,50TBrips

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                      • Custom bases from Oracle Audio for my two Nagra IV-S matching my other Oracle Audio component's aesthetics.






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                        • the Nagra base looks like it was photographed in front of a Jeff Rowland Amp
                          Magnepan 1.6 QR Loudspeakers, Amherst A-2000 MOSFET 150 WPC Amp, Conrad Johnson PV-10A Modded Tube Line & Phono Stage, Electrocompaniet MC II Class A Head Amp, Shelter 501 Mark II Cart (St) , Graham Engineering 2.2 Tonearm (St) , VPI Aries-1 Turntable (St) , VPI Clamp, Denon DL-102 Cart, (M) , Luxman Tonearm (M) , Kenwood KD-500 Turntable (M) , Michell Clamp, Marantz 20B Analog FM Tuner, Pioneer SACD, Onkyo DX-6800 CD Transport, DIY 24B/192K DAC, Sennheiser HD-300 Headphones, Headroom Max Balanced Headphone Amp, DIY Silver Interconnects

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