Cary CAD-280SA V12 power amplifier Associated Equipment
Analog source: Forsell Air Force One turntable/tonearm, van den Hul Grasshopper IV GLA cartridge.
Digital: Accuphase DP-100 and DC-101 SACD transport and processor, Linn Sondek CD12 CD player, dCS 972 and Purcell D/D converters, dCS Elgar Plus D/A processor.
Preamplification: Lamm L2, BAT VK-50SE, Conrad-Johnson Premier 16LS preamplifiers; BAT VK-P10 phono preamplifier.
Power amplifiers: Krell FPB 350MC and Linn Klimax Solo 500 monoblocks, Forsell Statement.
Loudspeakers: JMlab Utopia.
Cables: Interconnect: Synergistic Research Designer's Reference with Discrete and Active Shielding, Cardas Golden Reference. Speaker: AudioQuest Everest, Cardas Golden Cross, TARA The One, XLO The Limited, Synergistic Research Designer's Reference, Linn K400. AC: PS Audio Lab, Synergistic Research Designer's Reference Master Couplers2, Coincident CST, Audience PowerChord. Digital: XLO The Limited, RCA and AES/EBU.
Accessories: ASC Studio Traps, Argent RoomLenses, API Ultra Enhancers, PS Audio P300 Power Plant with MultiWave upgrade, AudioPrism Quiet Lines, Signal Guard platforms, Black Diamond Racing shelves and cones, DH Labs Cones and Squares, Nordost Pulsar Points, Bright Star Air Mass and Big Rock combo, PolyCrystal amp stand, equipment racks, cones, and cable towers.—Jonathan Scull