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Metralla's usa bedroom System
IP Address: Last Update: October 18, 2009 at 13:02:49
Amplifier: Arcam Alpha 10 with TG Audio Lab HSR-I Squared Gen II power cord
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): None
Speakers: Jean-Marie Reynaud Twin Mk.3 on 22" Sound Anchor three-post stands
CD Player/DAC: Sony SCD-XA777ES SACD modified by Ric Schultz (EVS). Multichannel capability disabled, 2 of the three DAC boards removed, fully-balanced custom output stage, single pole filter, AC input modified, power switch disabled, headphone amp disabled, Superclock II plus Superclock power supply. Heavy duty Belden power cord.

I fitted a new optical block in June 2009.
Other Source(s): In storage:

Arcam Alpha 9 CD player

Sony SCD-C333ES SACD player

Paradigm MiniMonitor v2 bookshelf speakers

Speaker cables: 4' DIY silver foil 99.99% pure, 1.25" wide, 0.008" thick. Low inductance construction using 0.002" Teflon film separating positive and negative foils, adhesive-backed foam compression layer on the outside, double-wrapped in opposing directions with wide Teflon tape, no connectors.

Interconnects: DIY 24ga. 99.999% silver wire in Teflon tubes. 2 for each of signal and return, loosely braided, Eichmann Express Bullet Plugs.
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: 10' Tara Labs Space and Time Phase II speaker cables.

Coincident CST interconnects (XLR to RCA).
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Four cinder blocks with two boards and a few dabs of BluTack - solid.
Tweaks: None
Room Size (LxWxH): 15 x 13 x 8
Room Comments/Treatments: Apartment bedroom. Thick carpet
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): female vocal, classic rock, jazz
System Goals/Comments: So I can listen to music in bed
System Strengths: See goals
System Weaknesses: Gee - plenty. But it's fun.
Video/HT System: None
URL Link: http://www.geocities.com/ghtoz
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Solution architect designing and implementing Cisco VoIP contact centers for Hewlett Packard.

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