Here is a listing of the hardware Steve uses:

Steve obviously has to listen to the master tapes on something-- amps, speakers, etc. This section is not about Steve's endorsement of any particular product. This is simply a collection of discussions on what he uses for different projects whether mastering or pleasure and why.

Turntable:
Thorens 160, Thorens 2001, Thorens TD-124 with ESL arm, Columbia Grafanola, Victor Orthophonic, Edison Standard, Edison Gem, Brunswick 117

Cartridge:
Signet TK10ML Moving Magnet, Shure V15, Shure M95ED, Shure M44 for 78's, steel needles for acoustic machines.. :^)

Tuner:
Marantz 10B, McIntosh MR-71, Sherwood S-3000

Digital Front End:
Sony SACD-777 two channel player, YBA Audio Refinement Complete Alpha CD Player, Fostex DA-10 DAT

CD Recorder:
HHB Professional

Analog Front End:
Ampex 351-2-P tube tape deck, Ampex 440-4 tape deck, modified Tascam BR-20, Teac A-4300SX tape deck, Viking 88 tube tape deck

Pre Amplifier:
Emotive Audio Epifania, deHavilland Mercury 2, Emotive Audio Circa phono, Joule Electra LA-150, Grover "GroverStage", Sutherland Ph.D. Phono, Marantz 7C, McIntosh MX-110, Danish LA Audio MM phono

Amplification:
Concert Fidelity 6B4G monoblocks, Wavac EC-300B SET amp, deHavilland Aries 845-G, Grover "Groverblocks", Pacific Creek Separo SE300I integrated, Marantz 8B, McIntosh MC-30's, Dynakit ST-70, Sherwood integrated S-5000 II, Pioneer QX-949 Quad receiver

Headphone System:
Really old Koss cans, Sennheiser HD-600, JVC 4 CHANNEL 5944 (QUAD)

Speaker System:
Tetra 506 LTD Custom, ESP Bodhrand SE, Rogers BBC LS3/5a, 1967 Tannoy Gold 15" Lancaster, Definitive Technology SuperCube Reference subwoofer, Whatmough Leadlined monitors, Legacy Victoria Custom

Speaker Cables:
Kubala-Sosna Research Emotion bi-wired and single wired

Interconnects:
Kubala-Sosna Research Emotion interconnects and power cables

System Rack:
Symposium Acoustics Isis Custom

Other Accessories:
Universal Audio EQ, GML parametric EQ, Klark-Teknik graphic EQ, Running Springs Audio Danielle & Duke power devices, Teletronix LA-2A leveling amplifiers, Ampex MX-35 tube mixer, RCA tube testers, Symposium Acoustics vibration devices, Shakti Stones

Room Size:
Various..