Avantgarde Acoustic Uno Series Two loudspeaker Associated Equipment

Sidebar 3: Associated Equipment

Analog source: Linn LP12 turntable (fully updated), Linn Ittok tonearm, AudioQuest AQ-7000nsx cartridge.
Digital sources: PS Audio Lambda II CD transport, Muse Two Ninety-Six and Bel Canto DAC 1 digital processors, Rotel RCD-991 CD player.
Preamplifier: Convergent Audio Technology SL-1 Ultimate, Cary SLP-50B (with shunt volume control).
Power Amplifiers: Cary 2A3SE monoblocks, Balanced Audio Technology VK-60, Bryston 9B-ST, YBA Intégré DT.
Cables: Digital: Illuminati Orchid, Kimber Illuminations D-60. Interconnects: Nordost Quattro Fil, TARA Labs The Two. Speaker: Nordost SPM Reference, TARA Labs The Two. AC: TARA Labs Decade.
Accessories: PS Audio P300 AC synthesizer (used with preamplifier, analog and digital sources), Bright Star Little Rock (atop CD transport), Nordost PP4 Ti and PP4 Al Pulsar Point component supports, Arcici Suspense Rack, PolyCrystal amplifier stand, Furutech RD-1 CD demagnetizer, Auric Illuminator CD treatment, four Argent RoomLenses.—Robert Deutsch