Let me be the first to show off
Starting from the left corner in my listening room:
My slightly worn down seat with iPad to control Roon, Audirvana or Mosaic.
Then next to that:
The bureau with iMac that runs Audirvana when I use it, or Roon. It also has a USB infrared receiver plugged in so I can push next track on a remote control. Much easier to have a physical remote in your hand while listening instead of reaching to the iPad.
The chest on the side of the bureau has:
Haddock and Tintin
Beneath them are an Antipodes CX server containing the music library and running Roon core.
A SOTM ethernet switch
A Power conditioner from witch these get their power.
Piece de resistance:
My Vivaldi stack. It gets it’s power from a dedicated line. I had a Shunyata Denali power conditioner at a certain point but I was happier with the sound without it. The power is distributed by a Furutech block. Notice that I like to put cables (MIT interconnects, Shunyata snakes) out of sight as much as possible (such a mess
The amps are Pass Labs X600.5 monoblocks. No pre-amp. The speakers are B&W .
The plants work as diffusers and so do the books in the chest although I like to read them.
The sound is clear, crisp and it is unbelievable how the sound hangs in the air between and even at the side of the speakers as if there are no speakers at all in the room. Great soundstage. No urge to play loud.
There is no need for me to upgrade the coming thirty years as far as I am concerned. (although I did say that a few times before