Have stalked this place for a long time without posting, but decided to go ahead and pull the trigger. Sorry for the poor quality photos.

This is the current hodgepodge. Moving to a new place later this year but for now my small living room demands this sort of aggressively compact setup. Have been slowly improving the components but can't wait to see what they can do with proper setup. Most critically, I want to get these speakers to a proper distance away from the wall and put them on stands, reposition the components on proper racks, and get the television out from right between the monitors. But until I'm in a new space this will have to do.

This configuration is multi-purpose. 

Two channel duties are handled by the Harbeths and Primaluna Dialogue HP Premium integrated. Digital front end is the PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC, PS Audio Perfect Wave Transport, and Auralic Aries (Tidal as well as FLAC files via external USB hard drive, controlled by Roon). Also a Mac Mini (2016) in the mix and a Sonus that comes in handy in certain situations when friends are around. Analog front end still has much further to go and is next on the upgrade list for sure. Currently running a Rega RP3 (bone stock) to a Dynavector P75 mk3. Interconnects are Audioquest and speaker cables are Kimber. A/C power is handled by a Shunyata Hydra 8 with copperhead power cables.

When it comes time to fire up Netflix and I'm not in the mood to run tubes, there is a secondary system behind the sliding doors. Roku and Mac Mini into the Nu Wave DAC, then out to the Central Station (a vestige from my old pro audio days) via XLRs, then out to powered monitors (Mackie HR-824s). 

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    • Harbeth Monitor 30.1
    • PrimaLuna Dialogue HP Premium Integrated
    • PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC
    • PS Audio PerfectWave transport
    • Auralic Aries
    • Shunyata Research Hydra 8
    • Sonos Connect
    • Rega RP-3
    • Dynavector P75 mk3
    • Presonus Central Station
    • Apple Mac Mini 2016
    • Mackie HR-824
    • AudioQuest Jaguar
    • AudioQuest Big Sur
    • GoldenEar Technology Triton Reference
    • Tellurium Q Ultra Black

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