Sony SCD-C555ES SACD changer Associated Equipment

Sidebar 3: Associated Equipment

Analog source: Linn Sondek LP12 turntable with Lingo power supply, Ittok tonearm, Spectral MC cartridge.
Digital source: Krell KPS-28C CD transport.
FM tuners: Day-Sequerra FM Reference Classic, Rotel RH-10, Magnum Dynalab MD-102, Fanfare FT-1A, and Magnum Dynalab 205 Sleuth RF amplifier.
Preamplifier: Krell KCT CAST.
Power amplifiers: Mark Levinson No.334 and Krell FPB 600C (stereo), Bryston 9B-ST (5-channel).
Loudspeakers: Revel Ultima Salon, Krell LAT-1, Dynaudio Evidence Temptation, B&W 805 Nautilus (rear surrounds), Mirage HDT-FCH-1 (center), Velodyne HGS-18 subwoofer.
Cables: Digital: Silver Starlight and Ultralink 75 ohm coax. Interconnect, balanced: Krell CAST, Bryston Balanced, Krell Cogelco Yellow, PSC Pristine R30 silver-alloy, Randall Research. Interconnect, single-ended: Mark Levinson HFC (with Camac connectors), Totem Acoustic Sinew, Coincident CST Interface, Ultralink Performance Audio. Speaker: Mark Levinson HFC-10, PSC Pristine R-50 biwired double ribbons, Ultralink Excelsior 6N OFHC, Coincident Speaker Technology CST 1.
Multichannel SACDs: Hybrid: Jerry Goldsmith, Movie Medleys (Sony Music); Gaudeamus, Sacred Feast (DMP SACD-09); Mike Oldfield, Tubular Bells (Virgin 430-3900-6256); Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony and Schnittke, Piano Concerto (Delos SACD 5239). SACD only: James Taylor, Hourglass (Columbia ASC 67912).—Larry Greenhill