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system update 9/29/10

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system update 9/12/10

two Thorens References are added to the collection

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system date 9/8/09


   Thorens Reference serial no# 20

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Thorens Reference setup with 2 tonearms:

- SME 3012 series A tonearm and Ortofon SPU Gold Limited.
- Ortofon RMG 309 tonearm and Ortofon SPU 90th Anniversary.

My system: 

- Low bass: Under 71Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Fostex FW800N 31.5 in. Behind the wall. Bass horn.
- Mid bass: 71Hz to 500Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver JBL 1500AL with enclosure JBL 4344.
- Mid low: 500Hz to 1.600Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Ale 7550P with horn Goto S300.
- Mid high: 1600Hz to 6300Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Goto SG 370 with horn Goto S400.
- Treble: 6300Hz to 10000Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Fostex T500Mk2.
- Tweeter: Upper 10000Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Mewon Ribbon TS01.


Pham Thanh Cuong.

system shots:

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November, 2008

Thorens Prestige

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System Shots:

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Pham Thanh Cuong

System Details.
CuongPham's Systems
Esoteric P0(s) VUK
Mark Levinson No 30.6
Thorens Prestige
Micro Seiki SX 8000
Micro Seiki RX 5000
Micro Seiki RX-1500vg
Rega Planar-25
Denon DP-3000
Micro Seiki Dual SX 8000 - RX 5000
Studer A807 Tape deck
EMT 997 Banana
Fidelity Research Fr66s
SME 3012 Series A
Thorens TP 997 Tonearm
SME 3012R
Audiocraft AC400
Audio Technica ATP 16T Tonearm
Grado Signature
Saec We 308N
Rega RB-600
Living Stereo Gold Limited
Ortofon SPU Gold Limited
Ortofon SPU Meister Silver Cartridge
EMT XSD - 15 Cartridge
EMT TSD - 15 Cartridge
Benz Micro L2 Cartridge
Benz Micro Ruby 3 Cartridge
Clearaudio Melody Cartridge
Clearaudio Virtuoso Cartridge
Grado Reference Cartridge
Ortofon MC-20 Cartridge
Shure Mx 97 Cartridge
Audio-Technica Audio Technica
Audio Note Kondo M 1000 Mk2
Accuphase DG-38
Accuphase DF-45
Accuphase DF-35
Levinson No 33H
D.I.Y Tube amp 211 SE
D.I.Y Tube amp 2A3 Parallel
D.I.Y Tube amp 300B SE
D.I.Y Tube amp 300B SE
Tube amp 211; 2A3; 245
Tube amp 2A3; 300B; 245
Bass horn FW 800N
Audio Note Kondo KSL-LP
Audio Note Kondo KSL-SFz
Audio Technica AT1000T
Entrι ET-15
Active crossover 7 ways.
Horn speakers.

- Behind the wall:  bass horn - W 5,7m x H 4,0m x D 2,0m - Driver Fostex Fw800N 31.5 in. - Cutting frequency to 71Hz

- Large wooden horn - Driver Westrex T530 - Cutting frequency from 400Hz to 1,600Hz.

- Small wooden horn - Driver Jim Lansing 375 - Cutting frequency from 1,600Hz to 5,000Hz.

- SS amp matching with A bass horn Fostex Fw800N.

system frequency active part is  Accuphse. 1 Voicing equalizer DG-38, 1 Digital frequency dividing network DF-45 is responsible for 4 lines frequency and 1 Digital frequency dividing network DF-35 is responsible for 2 lines frequency remaining.

The cut-off frequency settings of the DF-45 and 35:

Low bass: Under 71Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Fostex FW800N 31.5 in.
Mid bass: 71Hz to 400Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver JBL 1500AL
Mid low: 400Hz to 1.600Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Westrex T530A
Mid range: 1.600Hz to 5.000Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Jim Lansing 375
Mid high: 5.000Hz to 8.000Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Jim Lansing 175
Treble: 8.000Hz to 12.000Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Fostex T500Mk2
Tweeter: Upper 12.000Hz - Slope 12db/oct – Driver Mewon Ribbon TS01 (passtive crossover)
Room dimension: 10.6 m length x 5.7 m width x 4.0 m height with non-parallel walls



Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam