Halcro dm38 power amplifier Associated Equipment
Analog Source: Linn Sondek LP12 turntable with Linn Lingo power supply, Linn Ekos tonearm, Linn Arkiv MC phono cartridge, Linn Linto or Sutherland PhD phono preamplifier.
Digital sources: Mark Levinson No.31.5 CD transport; Mark Levinson No.30.6, Benchmark DAC 1, Nagra DAC, Lavry DA2002 D/A processors; EMM Labs-modified Philips SACD 1000 transport with EMM Labs DAC6 processor; Technics DVD-A10 DVD-Audio player; Arcam FMJ CD33, CD players.
Preamplification: Mark Levinson No.380S, Halcro dm10.
Power amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.33H monoblocks.
Loudspeakers: Gershman Opera Sauvage, Revel Ultima Studio, Sonus Faber Cremona.
Cables: Datalink: Kimber Illuminations Orchid, DH Labs Silver Sonic (both AES/EBU); AudioQuest VSD-4 (S/PDIF). Interconnect: AudioQuest Cheetah, Madrigal CZ Gel-1 (both balanced). Speaker: AudioQuest Kilimanjaro. AC: Synergistic Research Designer's Reference2, PS Audio Lab Cable.
Accessories: PS Audio Power Plant 300 at 90Hz (preamps, sources only); Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II, PE-1 AC line conditioners (not power amps); ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusors. AC power comes from two dedicated 20A circuits, each just 6' from the breaker box. A monoblock was plugged into each.—John Atkinson