My Gear


I have pages that show my primary systems (1, 2, 3, 4) but they can be in a bit of flux due to reviewing and writing articles & blog posts. Since I have a fair amount of hi-fi gear that I use as references during the review process, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a master list of reference equipment and accessories that I enjoy, use, and recommend on an ongoing basis.

Loudspeakers & Stands

  • Tannoy Westminster Royal Special Edition loudspeakers with external Duelund CAST crossovers.
  • Harbeth Super HL5 loudspeakers with 18-inch Skylan stands.
  • Vintage Altec Lansing Voice of the Theatre loudspeakers custom made for Leopold Stokowski



  • McIntosh MC30 monaural amplifiers.
  • McIntosh MC225 stereo amplifier.
  • McIntosh MC240 stereo amplifier.



  • McIntosh MX110Z tuner-preamplifier.
  • Leben RS-100 and RS-100U line preamplifiers.


Integrated Amplifiers

  • Leben CS600
  • SPEC RSA-M3 EX Real Sound Amplifier
  • Almarro A205A Mk1


Phono Equalizers

  • Leben RS-30EQ phono equalizer.
  • New Valve Order Audio SPA-II phono equalizer.


Turntables, Tonearms, Phono Cartridges, and Step-Up Transformers

  • Classic Turntable Company: Classic 301, brass platter, and Artisan Fidelity Statement Plinth.
  • Thomas Schick tonearms and headshell.
  • Ortofon SPU Mono CG 25 Di MkII mono phono cartridge.
  • Ortofon SPU Classic GM MkII stereo phono cartridge.
  • Denon DL103 stereo phono cartridge.
  • EMT TSD-15N stereo phono cartridge.
  • Clearaudio Virtuoso Wood stereo phono cartridge.
  • SPEC AP-UD1 Analog Disc Sheet (turntable mat).
  • Auditorium step-up transformer (SUT) for Denon DL-103.
  • Intact Audio custom SUT for Ortofon SPU Classic GM MkII .



  • Sony PlayStation 1 SCPH-1001
  • Oppo BDP-83 Blu-Ray player
  • Mhdt Laboratory Havana USB DAC



  • Acoustic Revive RR-77, RR-777, and RR-888, Schumann Ultra Low-Frequency Pulse Generators.
  • Acoustic Revive RIQ-5010 / RIQ-5010W Quartz Insulators, and QR-8 Quartz Resonators.
  • Acoustic Revive RCC-24 Ground Conditioner, SIP-8F RCA Input Shorting Plugs, and QR-8 Quartz Resonators.
  • Acoustic Revive RPT-2 & RPT-4 Ultimate Power Distributors.
  • Acoustic Revive REM-8 EMF Canceler.
  • Acoustic Revive RWL-3 Acoustic Conditioner
  • Acoustic Revive CB-1DB Receptacle Base Plate, CFRP-1F Carbon Fiber Outlet Plate, and CS-F2 Outlet Stabilizer.
  • Acoustic Revive RIO-5II Negative Ion Generator & RD-3 Disc Demagnetizer.
  • Acoustic Revive RST-38 & TB-38 Quartz Under-Boards, and the RAF-48 Air Floating Board.
  • Acoustic Revive , and the RCI-3 Cable Insulators.
  • Acoustic Revive RAS-14 AC Power Conditioner.
  • Acoustic Revive RL-30 Mark III Analogue Disc Demagnetizer.
  • Acoustic Revive customized Oyaide R-1 outlets.
  • Audiodharma Cable Cooker
  • Oyaide R-0 AC outlets, and cruzeFIRST Audio Maestro AC outlets.
  • McKinnon Furniture custom audio cabinets and racks.
  • SPEC Real Sound Processors.



  • Acoustic Revive Power Reference AC Power Cords.
  • Acoustic Revive Single Core Speaker Cables, and Single Core RCA interconnects.
  • Acoustic Revive USB-1.0SP USB interconnect.
  • Acoustic Revive Single Core PC-TripleC, PCOCC-A, and Line-1.0RS RCA interconnects.
  • Sablon Audio, Corona Family of Power Cords.
  • Sablon Audio Panatela interconnects.
  • Sablon Audio Panatela speaker cables, and Panatela internal wiring for my Westminster Royal SE loudspeakers.
  • Western Electric WE16GA for speaker cables & Duelund CAST crossover wiring.
  • Belden 8402 microphone cable interconnects.


As I get a little more caught up I’ll try to add photos for everything.

 Posted by at 1:19 pm
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