Conrad-Johnson Premier 16LS preamplifier Associated Equipment
Analog source: Forsell Air Force One turntable and tonearm, vdH Grasshopper IV GLA cartridge.
Digital source: Linn Sondek CD12 CD player, Accuphase DP-100 SACD/CD transport and DC-101 DAC, dCS 972 and Purcell D/D converters, dCS Elgar Plus D/A processor.
Preamplification: Lamm L2, BAT VK-50SE, Krell KCT preamplifiers; Conrad-Johnson Premier Fifteen phono preamplifier.
Power amplifiers: Cary CAD-280SA V12, Forsell Statement, Krell FPB 350mc monoblocks.
Loudspeakers: JMlab Utopia.
Cables: Interconnect: Synergistic Research Designer's Reference with Discrete and Active Shielding, Cardas Golden Reference. Speaker: AudioQuest Everest, Cardas Golden Cross. AC: PS Audio Lab Cable, 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 and P600 Power Plants with Multiwave upgrade, AudioPrism Quiet Lines, Signal Guard platforms, Silent Running VR platforms and isoDomes, Black Diamond Racing shelves and cones, DH Labs Cones and Squares, Nordost Pulsar Points, Bright Star Air Mass and Big Rock combo, and PolyCrystal amp stand, equipment racks, cones, and cable towers.—Jonathan Scull