Chord Electronics DAC64 D/A processor Associated Equipment
Digital sources: Mark Levinson No.31.5 CD transport; Mark Levinson No.30.6, Musical Fidelity A324, Perpetual Technologies P-3A D/A processors; Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista 3D, Wadia 861 CD players (the former also used as a transport); Apple Macintosh 8100/80, fitted with two Sonic Solutions SSP3 digital audio workstation NuBus cards; Dell 866MHz Pentium III computer fitted with Digital Audio Labs CardDeluxe and RME Digi96/8 Pro soundcards, running Windows Me, WinAmp 2.5, SoundForge 5.0, Acid 2.0, and CoolEdit 2000; dCS 972 D/D processor.
Preamplifiers: Mark Levinson No.380S, Z-Systems rdp-1 (updated to handle 96kHz sources).
Power amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.33H, Theta Citadel, Halcro dm58 monoblocks.
Loudspeakers: Revel Ultima Studio and Performa M20, Joseph Audio RM33si Signature, Wilson Sophia.
Cables: Datalink: AudioQuest CinemaQuest SVD-4 S/PDIF, Illuminations Orchid and Canare 110 ohm AES/EBU. Interconnect: Madrigal CZ Gel-1 balanced; Canare, Linn, Synergistic Research Designer's Reference (with Active Shielding) unbalanced. Speaker: AudioQuest Gibraltar, Synergistic Research Designer's Reference2. AC: Synergistic Research Designer's Reference2, PS Audio Lab (P300).
Accessories: PS Audio Power Plant P300 at 90Hz (Chord, Wadia, and Musical Fidelity digital components, Mark Levinson No.380S), Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II and PE-1 AC line conditioners (not power amps), ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusors.—John Atkinson