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audiman's Happy Place System
IP Address: Last Update: December 01, 2016 at 08:54:19
Amplifier: Classe Delta CA-2300; x2 300 wpc 8 ohms, 600 wpc 4 ohms.
Preamplifier (or None if Integrated): Classe Delta CP-500 w/Phono Stage;
Creek OBH 21SE headphone amp;
Speakers: B&W Nautilus 803; Red, 90db, 250 watts, 8 ohms w/1" custom tigerwood speaker stands.
CD Player/DAC: Classe Delta CDP-100;
Turntable/Phono Stage: Technics SL-D9 w/vampire outlets; Ortofon OMP-5E;
Phono Stage: Classé PB-500 MM/MC balanced modules;
Other Source(s): Tapedeck: Technics M255X w/furutech inlet, vampire ccc-12 to board;
Tuner: Rotel RT-1080 RDS;
Other Accessories/Room/Misc.:
Speaker Cables/Interconnects: Kimber 8TC bi-wired/vampire HDS3 spades. vampire 800cb/oyaide pa02 ic; Eichmann ag/bybee silver ic, oyaide slsc/silver ic & xhadow/silver XLR; Vampire XLR, Neutric XLR. Dhlabs q10 & bl1 ic, coax ic, acoustic research svideo.
Other (Power Conditioner, Racks etc.): DIY 6 outlet power bar; 12awg milspec Cu/Ag/tfe, hubbell 8200hw outlets, Auricaps 0.47µF 600V, Furutech inlet, 15amp bybee's, ERS cloth.
Tweaks: Acrolink 6n4030, oyaide tunami & dhlabs power+ pc's; oyaide 004, 046, 037, furutech f11g, f15ge(r), marinco 8215t plugs. oyaide swo-xxx, swo-gx & hubbell 8300hi outlets w/stainless covers, ERS cloth, caig and stabilent products, furutech inlets.
Room Size (LxWxH): 25 x 16 x 7
Room Comments/Treatments: Audio room created with Q harmonic measurements to reduce standing noise. Tons of Roxall 5/8 drywall, double screwed, foam isolation, tar isolation, double wall design dividing audio/game rooms. Secured sub-floor with wool carpet and firm under-padding.
Music Preferences and Comments:
Music Used (Genre/Selections): Jazz, new age, rock, blues, classical, pop, dance, instrumentals and various samples from europe and asia.
System Goals/Comments: To allow; presentation to achieve a balanced, naturally accurate transparency and a most enjoyable musical experience from supporting all possible available media sources.
System Strengths: Spacious, airy life like 3D presentation, detailed and revealing yet smooth and dynamic with appropriate articulation; snappy quick, fast deep tight bass, sparkling highs, gripping control, etc.
System Weaknesses: Fixing GIGO; Interconnects, amp transparency, noise filtering, power source, vibration and acoustics control yet to be fully addressed as system is moved to a HT room solution.
Video/HT System: Separate
TV/Projector: Sharp 60" Quattron LED. 8' silver/copper 22awg HDMI, 25' silver/copper 22awg HDMI.
Processor/Receiver/Amplifiers: Rotel RB-1090 w/furutech inlet; 380 wpc x2, 8 ohms (405 wpc <1% THD). Stable to 1 ohm, 2,800 wpc x2. Supports middle/rear surround.
Speakers (Center, Surrounds, Sub): Middle Surround; Monoprice 2-way, 8" Kevlar, 1" titanium silk in-wall 90db, 125 watts, 8 ohms.
Sony 10" sub.
Sources (DVD/VCR): OPPO BDP-95 Universal Disc w/digital preamp and balanced mains.
JVC stereo SVCR; Sony SuperBeta Pro HF900; oldies but goodies for nostalgic nights.
Other HT Gear: HD Satellite; Logitech Harmony 880;
Comments on HT System: Only 2 channels now. HT solution soon to be ready; Double Roxall insulation, sound decoupled with foam resilient channel, 5/8" sheet-rock, 6" staggered stud walls, 3x 20amp circuits, 3x 10awg electrical wiring for audio/HT only.
Other Interests/Hobbies/Occupation: Family, travel and other stuff.

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