Systems

Roger's Refuge - Two Channel System, a Two-channel Audio System by nature boy

Nature Boy's Source Equipment
Room Size
17.5 x 13.5 x 7
System Overview
Natural, lifelike sounding system.
Music Preferences
Jazz, classic rock, female vocals, acoustics. I'm vinyl junkie.
Room Description
Dedicated listening room constructed during basement refinishing project 4/01. Heavy wall to wall berber carpet w/ 1/2" thick foam over concrete flooring. Standard stick construction w/ 3/8" drywall and 2"x4" stud framing. Drop ceiling.
Acoustic Treatment
Passive Room treatments from Eighth Nerve.
Components
Digital Source
Decware ZDAC2 (modified TEAC NT-503) DAC, TRL modified Sony DVP-NS900V SACD/CD Player.
Analog Source
Nottingham Interspace w/modified Rega RB300 arm, Dynavector 20X2 low output MC cartridge and Dynavector P-75 MKII phono preamp and ifi tube buffer.
Other Sources
Dedicated WiFi enabled music Windows PC. PC is operated remotely from Samsung tablet using Splashtop software. PC is tethered to DAC with 1m Pangea Audio AG or Oyaide NEO d+ USB cable.
Preamp
Decware CSP3+ preamp w/ Jupiter Beeswax caps and stepped attenuator.
Power Amp
(1) Decware Zen Mystery (ZMA) amp. (2) Decware SE84CS EX & Hazen Mods w/ Mullard GZ32 rectifier, Cyro'd SV83 & EH Gold 6922 tubes.
Speakers
Omega Super Alnico High Output XRS floorstanders w/ Level 2 Bird's Eye Maple and Cherry wood veneers.
Speaker Cable
ZenWave SMSG 4' 17 gauge speaker cables.
Interconnects
ZenWave D3 and D4 IC's.
Power Cables
ZenWave Neotech FP-S55N 10 gauge power cable w/ FI-50 NCF plugs for amp. ZenWave P14 powercords on preamp, DAC, & SACD/CD player.
Racking
Vantage Point Altus sand filled four shelf rack w/ Polycrystal jumbo spikes, IKEA Lack table and NEUANCE isolation platform with Herbie's Audio Labs extra thick Grungebuster dots under Nottingham Interspace turntable.
Power Cond
Felix Power Conditioner w/ Jena Labs HBL5362 cryo'd outlets and Kaplan Cable H.E. cord termination. Furutech GTX receptacles serviced by 3 separate, dedicated 15 amp circuits.
Tuning and Tweaks
Neuance Audio platform under turntable. Herbie footers under amp and preamp. Daedalus Audio DID's under Windows PC and ZDAC2 which are situated on thick maple isolation shelves.