The Barn

The overall dimensions of the interior of the barn are 35′ x 40′ 12′. The listening area is 18′ wide x 35′ deep x 12′ high.

My HiFi [as of 8.2020]

Speakers: DeVore Fidelity O/93, Golden Ear BRX Bookshelf Speakers (on Sanus Steel Series Bookshelf Speaker Stands), ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 Bookshelf Speakers
Integrated Amplifiers: Ayre EX-8 (w/Digital Base + Network Modules), Sansui AU-555A (c. early ’70s)
Streamer/DAC: Bluesound Node 2i
Streamer: TBD
DAC: TBD
Playback Software: Roon
Streaming Services: Tidal, Qobuz
Analog: Rega P3 (2000), Nagaoka MP-110 MM cartridge, Parasound Zphono Phono Preamplifier
Headphones: AudioQuest NightOwl
Cables: Tellurium Q: Black RCA interconnections, Black II speaker cable. AudioQuest: Diamond AES/EBU, Diamond USB, Coffee Coax, Yukon interconnects, Vodka, Diamond, and Cinnamon Ethernet cables, Type-4 speaker cable, Rocket 33 Biwire speaker cable, Thunder / High-Current AC power cable, NRG-Z3 Low-Distortion 3-Pole Power Cables
Power: AudioQuest Niagara 1200
Equipment Rack: Co-Designed with and built by Box Furniture

Network Stuff

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Router
Small Green Computer sonicTransporter i5 (running Roon Server)
Synology DS412+ NAS (music library)
LaCie Blade Runner 4 TB External HDD ‑ USB 3.0 (music library backup)
DJM Electronics GigaFOILv4 – INLINE Ethernet filter
Furman Power Station Series PST‑8 Line Conditioner

On My Desktop:

ADAM A3X Active Studio Monitors
AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt DAC
AudioQuest Red River interconnects

In My Bag

AudioQuest DragonFly Red DAC
RHA S500 Earphones

Other Gear On Hand:

Schiit Bifrost (multibit)
SAC Thailand
Minute Single-Ended EL-84 Integrated Amplifier (c. 2007)


My Old HiFi (used for TM reviews from its inception to its ‘pause ‘ in September 2019)

Speakers: DeVore Fidelity gibbon X
Integrated Amplifier: Leben CS600
DAC: totaldac d1-direct
Streamer: dCS Network Bridge
Analog: Well-Tempered Amadeus, Denon 103, Auditorium 23 Step-Up Transformer, Sugden A21SE Stage Two Phono Amp
Headphones: AudioQuest NightOwl
Cables: Tellurium Q Black: RCA interconnections, Black II speaker cable, AudioQuest: Diamond AES, Diamond USB, Vodka and Diamond Ethernet cables, Thunder / High-Current AC power cable, NRG-Z3 Low-Distortion 3-Pole Power Cable, Tellurium Q Black: XLR, AudioQuest: Yukon RCA interconnects, Type-4 speaker cable, Rocket 33 Biwire speaker cable, Thunder / High-Current AC power cable, NRG-Z3 Low-Distortion 3-Pole Power Cable
Power: AudioQuest Niagara 1000

The Network Stuff

ASUS RT-AT68U Router
Small Green Computer sonicTransporter i5 (running Roon Server)
Synology DS412+ NAS (music library)
LaCie Blade Runner 4 TB External HDD ‑ USB 3.0 (music library backup)
DJM Electronics GigaFOILv4 – INLINE Ethernet filter
Furman Power Station Series PST‑8 Line Conditioner