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How best to arrange cables in this room...
You say wood floor, but wood floor on concrete slab or raised foundation with a crawl space? If the latter, just run your cable through the crawl space.  
W4S DAC
I have the W4S DAC 2DSDse and I have absolutely no regrets or issues with it, a very analog sounding DAC. The nice thing about W4S is that you can buy one of the lesser versions of the DAC and 5h3n send it in to be upgraded as budget allows.  
New computer for Streaming????
Unless you’re going to run Roon and need the computer to act as a Core just get yourself a nice tablet to run your streaming apps, way more convenient.  
Calling all Audiophiles
Just get a pair of Mogami Gold from Guitar Center.  
A step to the side- Smart TV question
Regarding the “smart” features, I strongly suggest not using the built-in apps and instead get an external box such as Apple TV, Roku, etc.    
What Cartridge Manufacturers Will Retip Their Moving Coil Cartridges For A Fee?
Van den Hul.  
Panasonic Plasma
Unless you’re able to get them for a very good price I’d stay clear.  
Need Help Matching to This System To Speakers
Once you decide on your speakers do yourself a favor and get a pair of subwoofers, rather than a single subwoofer. That size room I’d be inclined towards a pair of the REL T-7’s.  
Will a wireless streamer add problems to a signal coming out of a computers USB output?
Can you elaborate more about your streamer?  
H E L P !! Network issues with Teac NT 505?
I suggest upgrading your WiFi to some type of mesh system that will allow you to have a node located near the Teac, this will allow you to then connect the 505 via Ethernet.  
Powered speakers for a turntable
I’d still consider a small form factor amp and passive speakers. This combo is going to give you WAY more options for speakers. Powered speakers are going to have their own set of issues to deal with. Your going to need a power source for each spe... 
Why are there so few BNC cables to choose from
I would think a lot of it has to do with the fact that BNC connections haven’t been widely adopted by the manufacturers, therefore not a huge market for cables.  
What's All The Fuss And Big Deal About Roon About Roon Being A Must-Have??
I like the UI of Roon and all it can do, but for me the best part for me is Roon Radio.    
Upgrade advice (dac, streamer, other)?
If you’re happy with Bel Canto I heartily recommend their e.One Stream, pair it with your upgraded DAC3 and you’d be golden.  
Speaker for ambient music in large room with vaulted ceilings?
SONOS.