Friday, February 27, 2015

A Friend's Hifi

Tools for music appreciation


Garrard 301 in a Harana Audio plinth, Ikeda 12" tonearm + long bodied Koetsu Onyx
EAR 912 preamp
Altec 288 compression drivers with Altec 311-60 horns + JBL 076 "cat-eye" super tweeters driven by JE Labs SE245 with Hashimoto OPTs
Wavelength Parafeed 45 amps driving Altec 515 woofers in Harana Audio V-Vent II bass bins


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Seagull 1963


Chinese made watch using the ST19 chronograph movement which was based on the Swiss Venus caliber 175. 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

November 2014 Hi-Fi Show


Harana/Setup/Tono, Room 550


LP playback: Garrard 301 in Harana plinth, SME312 tonearm + Denon DL103R through Silk MC transformers
Line source = iPod

JE Labs full function preamp built by Rex using 2 x 12SL7s in the phono section, 2 x 12J5s and 2 x 12SN7s in the line stage, 5AR4/GZ34 rectified outboard power supply using transformers and chokes by Edrel Sison 

Hartley 24" woofers in Harana Audio V-Vent II bass bins, Vitavox 500hz horn with S2 compression drivers and Electrovoice T350B super tweeters

A pair of Dynaco MKIII monoblocks in triode configuration drove the bass bins + Harana Audio SE300B with Tango XE60-3.5S output transformers energized the midrange and super tweeter horns.

Joey of Harana Audio and Joel of Setup

Rex, Joel and Joey

Ding, visiting from NYC, Joey and Edrel at the back


DIY Neighbors

Room 547




Room 555





Room 560









See you in 2015!