NHT Evolution T6 loudspeaker system Review System

Sidebar 2: Review System

Digital sources: Mark Levinson No.31.5 CD transport; Mark Levinson No.30.6, Benchmark DAC 1, and Musical Fidelity X-DACV3 D/A processors; dCS Verdi SACD/CD transport, dCS Purcell upsampler, dCS Elgar Plus DAC, dCS Verona master clock; Esoteric X-01 SACD player; Technics DVD-A10 DVD-Audio player; Ayre CX-7 and Simaudio Moon Equinox CD players.
Preamplification: Mark Levinson No.380S.
Power amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.33H monoblocks.
Cables: Datalinks: Kimber Illuminations Orchid AES/EBU, AudioQuest SVD-4 and Stereovox hdxv S/PDIF. Interconnect: Madrigal CZ Gel-1, AudioQuest Cheetah, and Ayre Signature Series (balanced), Speaker: AudioQuest Kilimanjaro. AC: Synergistic Research Designer's Reference2, PS Audio Lab Cable.
Accessories: Target TT-5 equipment racks, PS Audio Power Plant 300 at 90Hz (preamps, CD players only), Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II and PE-1 AC line conditioners (not power amps), ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusors. AC power comes from two dedicated 20A circuits, each just 6' from the breaker box. A Mark Levinson No.33H was plugged into each.—John Atkinson