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S. Branch’s Den Revamp

S. Branch’s Den Revamp

Decided to re-vamp the old den with some vintage equipment and new. Looks good, but the sounds is lackluster (although adequate). Let me explain. Yes, the Sansui SP-2500 speakers are not my favorite but after softening the woofer vinyl surrounds with carefully selected hydrocarbons I was able to elicit a decent sound. The JVC CD…

S. Branch’s Evolving Setup

S. Branch’s Evolving Setup

After obtaining an old Sansui receiver and loving the sound, I had to try a tube amplifier and after scouting out a Scott’s tube FM tuner at a store in Minneapolis, I came upon its companion amplifier: an HH Scott 222B from 1963 – 12.5 beautiful watts per channel in 8 ohms and I was…

S Branch Has a Cool Tube Amplifier

S Branch Has a Cool Tube Amplifier

Started creating my vintage setup in 2013 with the speakers I bought locally that had had thecrossovers redone and I refinished the exterior myself. The other vintage pieces were accumulated through trial and error until I was happy with the quality. As far as the amplifier is concerned, I really wanted tubes after years of…