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When I requested images in April for Audiophiliac readers' desktop systems I knew there would be lots of incredible shots headed my way, but I think the readers have outdone themselves! Here's a look at some of the standouts.

Pictured: Robert W.'s system sports Zu Soul Supreme speakers, Almarro tube amplifier, Schiit Mani phono preamp and a Rega turntable.

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Full of Schiit!

Here's Carlos H.'s Schiit Bifrost Uber Dac, Schiit Valhalla 2 amplifier, Mayflower O2 amplifier, Schiit Vali amplifier, Sennheiser HD650 headphones, NAD Viso HP 50 headphones, and Oppo PM3 headphones.

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Desktop system, par excellence!

Don K.'s sweet desktop system is running Audioengine A2 speakers, an Audioengine S8 subwoofer, MrSpeakers Alpha Dog headphones, Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear headphones, Schiit Lyr 2 headphone amplifier, and Schiit Bifrost Uber converter.

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Sleek speakers

Eric R. paired his Magnepan speakers with a Wyred4Sound preamp, and a pair of Red Dragon Audio 500-watt monoblock amplifiers.

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Sounds abound

JK's high-res sounds abound with a Cypher Labs DAC and AlgoRhythm Trio portable tube amp hooked up to AKG K240 headphones.

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Ubiquity + beauty + performance

Gonzalo's iPhone 6 and Shure SE846 in-ear headphones.

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Office system

Gregory B.'s system with an iMac, vintage Marantz 2218 receiver, and NHT 1.3 speakers.

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Picture this!

Here's Greg P.'s U-Turn turntable, Schiit preamp, Emotiva digital converter, JBL 305 Studio Monitors, and a MacBook Pro.

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High-end, for real

Leonardo D.'s system sports Jamo R907 speakers, Bel Canto REF1000, amps, Musical Fidelity M6PRE preamp, Electrocompaniet ECD-1 digital converter, and a MacMini plus M2Tech HiFace.

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Getting emotional

Mark A. digs sounds from his Emotiva Airmotiv 5S monitors from his eight-year old Apple iMac running iTunes with his Schitt Modi 2 digital converter & Magni 2 amp, he also has a set of Sennheiser HD600 headphones. Oh, and there's a SVS SB-1000 subwoofer under the desk.

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Woo-hoo!

Behold Mark G.'s gorgeous glass topped Woo Audio WA7 headphone amp, and Sennheiser HD700 headphones.

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Drool worthy

Take a gander at Matthew M.'s classy VPI Classic turntable, ClearAudio Maestro V2 cartridge, Scott 299c integrated amplifier, and Klipsch Heresy III loudspeakers.

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Fun on a nightstand!

November J.'s Woo Audio WA22 headphone amp, Chord Mojo digital converter, and Audeze LCD-X headphones.

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Custom made

Ponder the work Ryan put into his custom-made Magnavox 8802 tube amp he built from a chassis pulled from an old turntable console. The turntable is a Technics SP-15 with an Audio Technica AT-95e cartridge. For digital he uses an Oppo DV-981HD player and a FiiO X1. The speakers are vintage Bozak B207As in solid walnut cabinets!

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Straight out of Slovenia

What we have here is Slavko P's spiffy Kuzma Stabi 2 turntable, fitted with a SME 3009 S III tonearm, and Ortofon 2M Blue cartridge.

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Serious about high-end audio

Steve D. went all out with a set of magnificent Audio Physiks Carbon IV speakers, VPI Aries 3 turntable, Aesthetix Rhea phono preamp, Teac 501 player for hi-res files and Blacknote DSS 30 T Static Server.

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Head trippin'

Here we have here are Steve L.'s AKG K550 MKII headphones, paired with an Oppo HA-2 amp.

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DIY speakers and so much more!

Wayne M. uses his Denon AVR-4306 receiver with speakers he built 15 years ago. In the picture there's also a pair of Monitor Audio Silver RX6 speakers. The reel-to-reel recorder is a Sony TC-854, and the turntable is an ancient Garrard 6300 rebadged as a Sharp he bought for $20.

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