Systems

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

Two- channel listening room w/ treatments
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
Extensive Pi Audio Group diffuser panels on rear wall & 1st reflection points. Additional Passive room treats treatments in room & ceiling corners from Eighth Nerve.
Components
Digital Source
ModWright modified Cambridge Audio CXN V2 (DAC/streamer) & Audiolab 6000CDT transport.
Analog Source
Nottingham Interspace w/modified Rega RB300 arm, Dynavector 20X2 low output MC cartridge, ModWright Instruments PH9.0X phono preamp w/ Lundahl transformers.
Preamp
25th Anniversary Decware CSP3+ preamp w/ Jupiter Beeswax caps and stepped attenuator.
Power Amp
Decware Zen Mystery (ZMA) Amplifier with 25th Anniversary + other modifications. Placed on a cherry Decware Zen Audio Focus Platform (ZAFP).
Speakers
Caintuck Audio "The Lii 15 Open Baffle" single driver speakers in Saple & Maple hardwood + Omega Super Alnico High Output XRS floorstanders w/ Level 2 Bird's Eye Maple and Cherry wood veneers. Gingko ARCH 1 isolation devices.
Speaker Cable
ZenWave SMSG 17 gauge speaker cables - 4'.
Interconnects
ZenWave D3.5 IC. Acoustic BBQ "Double Smoked" IC's. Two 16 gauge runs per cable.
Power Cables
ZenWave Neotech FP-S55N 10 gauge power cable w/ FI-50 NCF plugs for amp. ZenWave Audio P14 powercords on preamp & phono preamp. TWL digital powercords on CXN V2 and transport
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
Pi Audio Group uberBUSS power conditioner served by a Kaplan Cable GS II powerd cord. In the wall - Furutech GTX receptacles serviced by 3 separate, dedicated 15 amp circuits with 10g Romex wire from circuit breaker box.
Tuning and Tweaks
Sorbothane pads under Zen Audio Focus Platform for amplifier. IsoAcoustics Orea Indigo isolation devices under preamp. Daedalus Audio DID's under TEAC CD transport and ZDAC2 which are situated on thick maple isolation shelves with sorbothane pads.