Ayre Acoustics K-1 preamplifier WP's Associated Equipment 1997
Digital Front-End: Krell KPS 20i/l.
Analog Front-End: Linn Sondek LP12 turntable with Naim Armageddon power supply, Naim ARO tonearm, Transfiguration Temper cartridge; or VPI TNT Mk.III turntable with JMW Memorial Tonearm, van den Hul Grasshopper cartridge.
Phono Section: Naim Prefix/HiCap, Audio Research PH3, or Krell Reference.
Power Amplifiers: Ayre V3, Conrad-Johnson Premier Twelve, Krell Audio Standard.
Loudspeakers: Hales Concept Five, Martin-Logan SL-3.
Cables: MIT balanced 350 interconnect, Cardas balanced phono interconnect; Kimber Black Pearl speaker cable; MIT 850 speaker cable; AudioQuest Crystal/Argent bi-wire speaker cable.
Accessories: The Shelf by Black Diamond Racing, Mark 3 (equipment) and Mark 4 (speakers) Cones from Black Diamond Racing.
Room Treatment: RPG Abffusors; ASC Tube Traps, Bass Traps, Studio Traps, and Slim Traps; Torporific Model XXXL Feline Companion.—Wes Phillips