system

(updated 7/31/17)

This is the equipment I use for music and hardware reviews.

Sources

VPI Signature Classic rosewood turntable w/stock tonearm and Clearaudio Talisman V2 Gold cartridge
Oppo BDP-105D w/ModWright Tube/power supply/Truth/Bybee rail/region mods
PS Audio PerfectWave Transport
MacBook Pro (2013 model, 16G of RAM running 10.9.5)
Mac Mini (late 2013, 8G of RAM running 10.9.5)

DACs

PS Audio DirectStream w/Bridge II
PS Audio PerfectWave Mk II (semi-retired)
LH Labs Geek Pulse X (desktop system)
Meridian Explorer2 (for MQA)

Preamplifiers

Zesto Andros 1.2 phono
Zesto Leto linestage
PS Audio NuWave Phono Converter

Amplifier

Pass Labs X250.8

Speakers

Acoustic Zen Crescendo Mk II

Storage/Networking

Mac Mini (late 2013), 8G RAM
OWC Mercury Elite Pro 3TB FW800 hard drive
OWC Mercury 2TB FW80o hard drive
Apple Airport Time Capsule 2TB (2010, semi-retired)
Apple Airport Extreme (2011)
Apple Airport Express (2013)
NETGEAR ProSAFE GS116NA 16-Port gigabit switch
NETGEAR ProSAFE GS108T 8-Port gigabit switch
NETGEAR ProSAFE GS105 5-Port gigabit switch

Interconnects/cables

JCAT Reference USB (Schiit Wyrd to DirectStream)
Wireworld Starlight USB
Cardas Clear USB (laptop to DirectStream)
Cardas Golden Reference Phono (VPI to Andros)
Audience AU24 SE RCA (Andros to Leto)
Kimber Timber RCA (Leto to Cavalli Liquid Glass)
Wireworld Ultraviolet 7 HDMI (Oppo to DirectStream I2S)
PS Audio AC-10 HDMI (PerfectWave Transport to DirectStream I2S)
Acoustic Zen MC2=Zen AES/EBU (PerfectWave Transport to DirectStream)
WyWires Platinum XLR (Leto to Pass)
Acoustic Zen Absolute Silver XLR (Oppo to Leto, DirectStream to Leto)
Acoustic Zen Absolute speaker cables
JCAT Reference ethernet cable (Netgear switch to DirectStream)
Audioquest Cinnamon ethernet cables (Netgear to Oppo)

Software

Roon 1.3
JRiver MC 21 and 22
Decibel 1.3.1
Vinyl Studio 8.7.0
Audacity 2.0.5
Sound Studio 4.7.7
ONKYO HF Player 2.2.0 (iOS)
Mconnect (iOS)
FLAC Player (iOS)
Can Opener (iOS)

Power

Shunyata SR-Z1 AC outlet
PS Audio Power Port Classic outlet
Audience aR12-TSS-D conditioner w/dampening upgrade and Au24se Schuko power cord (preamps, sources)
Shunyata Hydra DPC-6 conditioner w/Shunyata Alpha HC power cord (DAC, Mac Mini, router, switch, hard drives, Schiit Wyrd)
Shunyata ZiTron Alpha Analog power cord (preamps)
Shunyata ZiTron Alpha Digital power cord (DAC)
PS Audio AC-3 power cord (transport)
PS Audio Noise Harvester

Portable

PonoPlayer
iPod Classic 160G

Headphones and amplification

Audeze LCD-XC headphones
Mr. Speakers Alpha Prime headphones
AKG K7XX Massdrop first edition headphones
AKG K553 Pro Studio headphones
Sennheiser HD-280 Pro headphones
Cavalli Liquid Glass amplifier
Moon Audio Black Dragon V2 headphone cable (for LCD-XCs)
Moon Audio Black Dragon V2 adapter cables (balanced Pono output & stereo mini plug)
Double Helix Molecule Extreme OCC Litz headphone cable (for Alpha Primes)

Isolation, tweaks, etc.

Blu-Tack putty
Marathon Industries 20990 4.10/3.50-4″-inch rubber innertube (under Leto and Andros)
Nordost Sort Kone TC
Stillpoints Ultra SS
Mapleshade Isoblock 2
Cardas Multi Blocks
AudioQuest Jitterbug
Schiit Wyrd USB Decrapifier
Koolertron portable 1080p 7 Inch camera/crane jib monitor (for Oppo)
Stillpoints ERS cloth
Hi-Fi Tuning Supreme fuses (PerfectWave Transport & DAC)

Furniture

Mapleshade Samson V.2
Steve Blinderman 2″ maple plinths
Hive73 MacPro Deck

Home theater

Marantz MM8003 power amplifier
Marantz AV8801 preamp/processor
Clearaudio Concept turntable w/Concept MC cartridge
PS Audio GCPH phono preamplifier
NAD D 3020 amplifier (for outdoor speakers)
Sony Playstation PS3
TiVo Roamio Plus
Apple TV (2012)
Slingbox Pro (2007)
Paradigm Studio 100 v5 speakers
Paradigm CC-490 center channel
Paradigm Surround 3 speakers
Polk Audio Atrium 5 speakers (outdoors)
Boston Acoustics subwoofer PV400
Apple Airport Express (2008) (for NAD/outdoor speakers)
Audioquest Irish Red subwoofer cable
Wireworld Ultraviolet 7 HDMI cables
Audioquest Diamondback XLR cables
Nordost biwired Superflatline speaker cables
Niles IPC-8 power conditioner
Samsung UN60HU8550 60-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz LED TV
Salamander Archetype 5.0 rack

Stuff on order that I trust might actually someday arrive

LH Labs Geek Wave Flex digital player (Indiegogo)

Window shopping

ALO Continental DAC/headphone amp
Audeze EL-8 closed-back headphones
Aurender N10 network server
Aurender Flow portable DAC/headphone amp
Cavalli Carbon & to-be-named portable headphone amp
Dynaudio Excite X14A desktop speakers
JCAT Reference USB cable (dual-lead update)
Noble 4S CEIMs
Sonore Signature Series Rendu network server
Schiit Gungnir DAC
Schiit Mjolnir headphone amp
SPL Phonitor 2 headphone amp
Zesto Audio Andros Téssera phono preamp