dCS P8i SACD player Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Digital Sources: Ayre C-5xe universal player; Mark Levinson No.30.6, Benchmark DAC 1, Grace m902, Musical Fidelity X-DACV3 D/A processors; Alesis Masterlink hard-disk recorder.
Preamplifier: Mark Levinson No.326S.
Power Amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.33H monoblocks.
Loudspeakers: Sonus Faber Amati anniversario, Genesis 5.2, Snell LCR7.
Cables: Digital: Kimber Illuminations Orchid AES/EBU, AudioQuest SVD-4 S/PDIF. Interconnect: AudioQuest Cheetah, Madrigal CZ Gel-1, Ayre Signature Series, Crystalconnect, Canare (balanced). Speaker: AudioQuest Kilimanjaro. AC: PS Audio Lab, Shunyata, manufacturer's own.
Accessories: Sound Organisation turntable stand, Target TT-5 equipment racks; ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusor panels; PS Audio Power Plant 300 at 90Hz (preamps, disc players only), Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II & PE-1 AC line conditioners (not power amps); AC power comes from two dedicated 20A circuits, each just 6' from the breaker box, a Mark Levinson No.33H plugged into each.—John Atkinson

dCS Ltd.
US distributor: Audiophile Systems, Ltd.
8709 Castle Park Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46256
(317) 849-5880

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