Mirage MRM-1 loudspeaker Associated Equipment
Digital sources: Mark Levinson No.31.5 CD transport and No.30.6 D/A processor, connected with Illuminations Orchid AES/EBU datalink, dCS 972 upsampler; California Audio Labs CL-20 DVD player, Pentium MMX 166MHz with Digital Audio Labs CardDeluxe soundcard connected to D/A via 75 ohm S/PDIF link, running Windows 98, WinAmp 2.5, and CoolEdit 2000.
Analog sources: Linn Sondek LP12 with Lingo power supply, Linn Ekos tonearm, Linn Arkiv phono cartridge.
Preamplification: Mark Levinson No.380S, Linn Linto phono preamplifier, Z-Systems rdp-1 digital control center (updated to handle 96kHz sources).
Power amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.33H monoblocks.
Cables: Madrigal CZ Gel-1 balanced interconnects, AudioQuest Sterling loudspeaker cables.
Accessories: PS Audio Power Plant 300 (preamp only), Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II and PE-1 AC line conditioners (not power amps), ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusors, 28" Mirage speaker stands with pillars filled with sand and coupled to the speakers with Blu-Tack.---John Atkinson