Hovland HP-100 preamplifier Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Analog sources: Simon Yorke turntable, Graham 2.0 and Immedia RPM2 tonearms, Lyra Helikon, Parnassus D.C.t, Kondo 10-J, and van del Hul Black Beauty Colibri cartridges.
Digital sources: Musical Fidelity X-Ray CD player, Marantz DR17 HDCD recorder, EAD DSP-9000 Mk.3 D/A processor.
Preamplification: Audio Research Reference phono stage; Lyra Arion, Audio Note AN S6 CZ step-up transformers; Ayre K-1x preamplifier.
Power amplifier: Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista 300.
Loudspeakers: Sonus Faber Amati Homage, ProAc Future 1.
Cables: Hovland Music Groove DIN/RCA tonearm cable. Interconnects: Yamamura Millennium 6000, Hovland G3, Wireworld Gold Eclipse. Speaker and AC: Yamamura Millennium 6000 and Quantum, Electra-Glide, JPS Labs.
Accessories: PS Audio Power Plant P300 AC conditioner, Sounds of Silence Vibraplane active isolation platform, Seismic Sink 1-3D, Finite Elemente Pagode, and Zoethecus equipment stands, Symposium Rollerblocks, Vibrapods, A.R.T. Q dampers, Walker Valid Points, Shakti Stones, Shakti On-Lines, ASC Tube Traps, and RPG BAD and Abffusor panels.—Michael Fremer