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post #46 of 61

Transducers - 19%

    2pr speakers, 3pr headphones

Sources - 21%

    2 cd players, 5 dacs(I have lots of computers and a diy habit)

Amps - 24% 

    2 speaker amps, 5 headphone amps (diy habit)

Cables - 3%

Music - 33%

    I have lots of albums, but find myself listening to the same 20 to 30 albums over and over.

post #47 of 61

My percentage status is:

Headphones...........25%

Amplifiers...............25%

Source...................30%

Cables/accessories.20%

post #48 of 61

Music 40%

speaker rig 45% (career)

hp rig 10%

tweaks 5%

post #49 of 61

55% on amps (2)

 

the rest split evenly between Cables, DACs, and Cans.

post #50 of 61

Headphones (3):     24%

Amplifier (1):             22%

Source (CDP):          40%

Cables:                     13%

 

 

 

edit: cables added


Edited by pigmode - 12/13/10 at 8:02pm
post #51 of 61

I don't remember everything but:

 

Headphones: 35%

Amps: 45%

Sources: 15%

Cables/tweaks: less than 0.5%

post #52 of 61

                              Actual                    Retail

                              Expenditures          Suggested prices

 

Headphones............28.6%                     24%

Head amp...............30.0%                     20%

Source....................27.1%                     48%

Cables/software.......14.3%                       8%

 

I truly appreciate good used gear.

 

I've spent 4 decades collecting music and don't want to think about what I've spent, and worse, what I no longer have.

post #53 of 61

My current setup:

 

Headphones: 50%

Amp: 25%

Source: 25%

 

When I get my LCD-2s:

 

Headphones: 84%

Amp: 8%

Source: 8%

 

I will upgrade the amp/dac a little later.

post #54 of 61

Headphones (all of them) 31%

 

Source (Laptop, which I would not have if it were not for the music and DAC) 33%

 

Amp (my main one) 26%

 

Cables (the cost of making my DIY ones, the rest came with the kit) 3%

 

Music (streamed so either for free or if you count a years membership of Spotify Premium) 6%

post #55 of 61

At retail prices-

 

Headphone: 44%

Amp: 36%

Source: 18%

Accessories: 2%

 

post #56 of 61

setup i am listening to now, at retail, breaks down as follows:

 

19% -- source (XA500ES)

45% -- amp (HR Bal Home)

22% -- headphones (HD800 + Cardas)

14% -- cables (Nordost IC / Element Cable PC / Virtual Dynamic PC)

 

if i switch to my G08, then it looks this way.

 

38% -- source (G08)

34% -- amp (HR Bal Home)

16% -- headphones (HD800 + Cardas)

12% -- cables (Nordost IC / Audioquest PC / Virtual Dynamic PC)

post #57 of 61

3 Headphones: 20%

2 Amps: 10%

1 Source: 6%

4 Cables: 39%

Music (CDs): 25%

post #58 of 61

Headphones: 5.37%

Amp:  9.14%

Cables: 3.26%

Source: 72.56% (!)

 

post #59 of 61

 

  • Speakers 40% (DIY - parts only)
  • Headphones 10% (would be higher, but I have some long-term loans)
  • Amplifiers 39%
  • Sources 10% (I won't include my work Mac with optical out)
  • cables / tweaks and accessories 1%
post #60 of 61

Source: 19.92%

 

Amp: 19.92%

 

Headphone: 39.84%

 

Cables: 19.22%

 

Speaker: 1.19%

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