Apogee Electronics Groove D/A headphone amplifier Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Digital Sources: Apple MacBook Pro computer (2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) running OS 10.11, Amarra Computer Music Player, iTunes 12, JRiver Media Center 19, Reaper 4.78, Roon v.1.1 Build 65, VLC, XLD; Western Digital NAS Device (2TB); Oppo BDP-103 universal BD player; Meridian Sooloos Digital Media System (Control 15, QNAP TS-669 Pro NAS); Apple iPad Air, iPod Touch 1G, iPhone 6.
Digital Processors: AudioQuest JitterBug, Audioengine D3, AudioQuest DragonFly USB DAC, Aurender AUR-V1000 Flow, Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS, Chord Hugo TT, Meridian Explorer.
Preamplifier: Marantz AV7005 in Pure Direct Mode.
Power Amplifiers: Classé CAM 350 monoblocks (2).
Loudspeakers: MartinLogan Prodigy & BalancedForce 212 subwoofers (2). Desktop & recording monitoring system: Emotiva 5, Velodyne Servo-F subwoofer.
Headphones: AKG K240, Grado Labs HP 1, NAD Viso HP50, Sennheiser HD600 & Amperior, Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10.
Cables: USB: AudioQuest Victoria (for DragonFly) & Diamond, Cardas Clear. S/PDIF: AudioQuest HD6 Carbon (studio to main listening room), Cardas Neutral Reference, XLO. Line level: Kimber Kable (various), XLO HT Pro. Speaker: Kimber Kable BiFocal.
Power: Dedicated 40A line for the amplifiers, separate dedicated 15A lines to digital & analog components.—Jon Iverson

Apogee Electronics Corp.
1715 Berkeley Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404