Audio Asylum Inmate Socrates's your-wife-will-never-know System

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Socrates's your-wife-will-never-know System
Last Update: April 12, 2001 at 12:13:20 IP Address:
Amplifier: Rotel RB 1090 with Audio Power PL-313 power cord
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Rotel RC 1090 with Audio Power PL-313 power cord
Speakers: B&W Nautilus 803's sitting on Sound Anchor stands
CD Player/DAC: Arcam FMJ CD23 with Audio Power PL-313 power cord
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: 6' runs of internally bi-wired Straight Wire
Serenade and all 0.5 m IC's SW Serenade.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): Audio Power Power Pack II surge unit with Audio Power PL-313 power cord/ Salamander Synergy S30CB w/ Saturn casters
Tweaks: Doctor Shoal's sorbthane inserts sandwiched with cut-out mousepad neoprene for isolation under pre-amp and CD player ...add Sea Pearls 5 lb bags of lead shot (divebelt ballast) on top.
Room Size (LxWxH): 16 x 12 x 9
Room Comments/Treatments: Totem's face doorwall w/ vert. blinds. Have placed acoustic foam (foam pillows) on rails across top of doorwall.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, Blues, Rock and occasional Willie Nelson. Mainstays are Monk, Davis, Zappa, P Funk, Screeming Headless Torso's, Burning Water, Los Lobotomys, TOOL, JA, Helmet, Fishbone, KC and associated spinoffs.
System Goals/Comments: Shooting for maximum immersion and swagger.
Holographic recreation when recording allows.
System Strengths: Soundstaging is unbelieveable. LF response is incredible. Fairly compact system that can easily blend into a spacialy challenged environment. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
System Weaknesses: No fancy colored lights or large meters on the front panels.
Video/HT System: None
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Spend spare time exploring shipwrecks and rally racing. I am a Process Engineer.

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