(updated 4/21/15)

This is what I use for music and hardware reviews.


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


PS Audio DirectStream w/Bridge
Oppo BDP-105D w/ModWright mods (above)
PS Audio PerfectWave Mk II


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


Pass Labs X250.8


Acoustic Zen Crescendo Mk II


Mac Mini (late 2013), 8G RAM
OWC Mercury 2TB FW800 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 GS105 ProSAFE 5-Port gigabit switch


JCAT Reference USB (to DirectStream from Netgear switch)
Wireworld Starlight USB
Cardas Clear USB (laptop to Mini)
Cardas Golden Reference Phono
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 (Andros to Leto, Oppo to Leto)
Acoustic Zen Absolute speaker cables
JCAT Reference ethernet cable (to DirectStream from Netgear switch)
Audioquest Cinnamon ethernet cables


JRiver MC 20.0.64
PonoMusic World 20.0.75
Decibel 1.3.1
Vinyl Studio V8.7.0
Audacity 2.0.5
Sound Studio 4.7.7
FLAC Player (iOS)
Can Opener (iOS)


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 (transport)


iPod Classic 160G


Audeze LCD-XC
Mr. Speakers Alpha Prime
AKG K7XX Massdrop first edition
AKG K553 Pro Studio
Sennheiser HD-280 Pro
Cavalli Liquid Glass amplifier
Moon Audio Black Dragon V2 headphone cable
Moon Audio Black Dragon V2 adapter cables (balanced Pono output & stereo miniplug)

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
Schiit Wyrd USB Decrapifier
Koolertron portable 1080p 7 Inch camera/crane jib monitor (for Oppo)
PS Audio Noise Harvester
Stillpoints ERS cloth
Hi-Fi Tuning Supreme fuses (PerfectWave Transport)


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 someday arrive

LH Labs Geek Pulse X DAC (Indiegogo)
LH Labs Geek Wave Flex digital player (Indiegogo)
Double Helix Molecule Extreme OCC Litz headphone cable

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)
Nobel 4S CEIMs
Sonore Signature Series Rendu network server
Schiit Gungnir DAC
Schiit Mjolnir headphone amp
SPL Phonitor 2 headphone amp

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