What’s your latest high-end audio purchase?

What’s your latest high-end audio purchase?  It can be cables, tweaks, components etc.  Also, please share why you purchased, what it replaced, and any additional tips and insights regarding your purchase.  

I hoping for this to be enjoyable and educational, so please be civil of other’s opinions and choices.


Townshend Seismic Podiums - got rid of the dreaded speaker spikes, and before that purchased the Townshend Allegri Reference as a replacement for the standard Allegri. Both produced a significant upgrade in sound quality - well worth the money IMHO.

Office system

Anthem STR pre amplifier, 2* Emotiva XPA HC-1 replacing broken Anthem MRX 700.

iFi Zen stream replacing Logitech transporter.

Putting together a new second system:


English 8 Switch

A Capella 3 streamer

PSA DS DAC Hot Rodded

Backert Labs Rhumba Extreme

PSA BHK 300's (already had these)

Gershman Grand Avant Garde


Sonus Faber Cremona M 

Not a lot of them out there, but I scored a pair. Love them so far gonna put some Gaiia II under them.