Cary Audio Design CD 306 SACD Professional Version SACD/CD player Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Digital Sources: Ayre C-5xe universal player; PrimaLuna ProLogue Eight CD player; Mark Levinson No.30.6, Benchmark DAC 1 USB D/A converters; Logitech (Slim Devices) Transporter WiFi music player with Apple Mac mini for media storage.
Preamplifiers: Mark Levinson No.380S, Ayre KX-R, Simaudio Moon Evolution P-7.
Power Amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.33H, Musical Fidelity 750k Supercharger, Ayre MX-R (all monoblocks).
Loudspeakers: PSB Synchrony One, Dynaudio Sapphire, Totem Model 1 Signature, Revel Ultima Salon2.
Cables: Digital: Kimber Illuminations Orchid AES/EBU, AudioQuest OptiLink-5 S/PDIF. Interconnect (balanced): AudioQuest Cheetah, Ayre Signature Series. Speaker: AudioQuest Kilimanjaro. AC: PS Audio Lab, manufacturers' own.
Accessories: Target TT-5 equipment racks; Ayre Myrtle Blocks; ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusor panels; PS Audio Power Plant 300 at 90Hz (preamp), 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 power amplifier plugged into each.—John Atkinson