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Albuquerque, NM meet: April 29, 2017!

post #1 of 53
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Well, it's time to meet again in Albuquerque, NM. 

 

 

 

When: Saturday, April 29, 10a-5p

Where: Cherry Hills Library, 6901 Barstow NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, (505) 857-8321

Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/KH2vauV4fYN2

[special thanks to @CoFire for making the reservation]

 

Plenty of space, so bring your gear! Please post what you'll be brining and I will aggregate a list.

 

Limited power. Each person gets one plug. Bring an extension cord and power strip

 

Hope to see lots of people there. Even if you just want to hear the gear and bring nothing, please come.


Edited by Allanmarcus - 4/4/17 at 4:19pm
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Who will be there and what are they bringing?

 

Possible "newbie" attendee:

 

 

headphones in bold.

 

@Allanmarcus

  • Focal Utopia
  • MrSpeakers Ether-C 
  • Audio Zenith PMx2
  • Koss ESP/950 w/custom pads
  • Fostex TH900 MkII
  • Sennheiser HD800 with SuperDupont Resonator mod
  • Sennheiser HD650 with all sorts of mods
  • AURALiC TAURUS MKII
  • Black Bimby
  • Mjolnir 2 (maybe)

Greg (friend of Allan's)

@CoFire

  • AKG K7XX
  • Audio Technica ATH-M50X
  • Beyerdynamic DT-1350 80 ohm
  • Beyerdynamic DT-770 80 ohm
  • Beyerdynamic DT-990 600 ohm
  • Fostex TH-X00 Mahogany (lots of pads)
  • Fostex TH-X00 Purpleheart (lots of pads)
  • HifiMan HE-400i
  • Philips A5Pro
  • Philips Fidelio X1/28
  • Sennheiser HD 595
  • Sennheiser HD 6XX stock
  • Bravo V2 (Gold Lion tube)
  • Cayin C5
  • CEntrance DACport Slim (Massdrop)
  • Grace m9XX
  • Massdrop Objective O2

@JimL11

  • HeadAmp BHSE electrostatic headphone amp
  • DIY SRX Plus electrostatic headphone amp
  • modified Stax SRM-T1 electrostatic headphone amp
  • Stax SRM-727 global feedback mod
  • HeadAmp Gilmore LIte - for those who want to listen to dynamic phones
  • Stax SR-007 Mk II port mod
  • Stax SR-009
  • Stax Lambda Nova Signature
  • Stax SR Gamma Pro
  • Sennheiser HD600/Cardas cable
  • Mojo Audio DAC

@kavasc

  • Schiit Modi 2Uber
  • Schiit Magni 2
  • Audeze LCD-XC

@phthora

  • Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 80 Ohm
  • HiFiMan HE400i
  • Oppo PM-3
  • Philips Fidelio X2/27
  • Philips SHP9500 (with V-Moda cable)
  • iBasso P5 + PS
  • Violectric HPA v90

@Burtron5

  • Mr Speakers Ether C Flow (upgraded)
  • Cavalli Carbon amp
  • Mojo Audio DAC
  • Koss Porta Pros 
  • Creative Aurvana Live 
  • Noontec Zoro II 
  • OPPO H2 portable amp + DAC 
  • JBS Labs C5D Amplifier + DAC 
  • iBasso DX50 

@jdriver

  • Project Polaris Amp
  • HE-560
  • Grado original SR-225

@MojoAudio

  • MrSpeakers AEONs w/ 4-pin plug
  • MrSpeakers Ether Flow w/ 4-pin plug
  • New Mojo Audio Mystique v3 DAC (being launched at AXPONA)
  • New Mojo Audio Illuminati 4A PSU (being launched at AXPONA)
  • New Mojo Audio Deja Vu music server (being launched at AXPONA)
  • New Mojo Audio Deja Vu Xeon music server (being launched at AXPONA)
  • Mojo Audio upgraded microZOTL2-S amplifier

@driguy

  • Exit Level Audio 20b headphone amp
  • new solid state amp and a new electrostatic amp which uses BHSE boards but [his] own input stage modifications and an autoformer volume control

@soundkist

  • Campfire Andromeda
  • Super Audio 7 (Chinese 7BA per side)
  • Sony NW-WM1A​

@PatrickJC

  • Bowers and Wilkins P7 Wireless

@footsurg

  • Stax Lambda Signatures with Stax SRM-T1 tube amp.  
  • Macbook Pro JRiver/Tidal
  • Sony PHA-3 portable DAC/Amp
  • Audeze El-8 open (revised version)
  • Sony MDR-Z7
  • Sony MDR-Z5 IEM
  • Denon AH-D5000
  • Meridian MQA hardware decoder to demonstrate Tidal Masters
  • Nak CR-7A to inject some analog into the mix.

 

 

Maybe:

@paradoxper

  • DIY T2 with a undetermined DAC and whatever Stax

Edited by Allanmarcus - 4/19/17 at 10:29am
post #3 of 53

How exciting! I am definitely interested in coming. Let me check my schedule for sure, but I should be able to make it. I will also bring a few things. Are IEM's okay to bring?

post #4 of 53


Thanks for setting this up Allan Markus!

post #5 of 53
Here's what I can bring:

Headphones -
AKG K7XX
Audio Technica ATH-M50X
Beyerdynamic DT-1350 80 ohm
Beyerdynamic DT-770 80 ohm
Beyerdynamic DT-990 600 ohm
Fostex TH-X00 Mahogany (lots of pads)
Fostex TH-X00 Purpleheart (lots of pads)
HifiMan HE-400i
JVC HA-SZ1000 (stock, Brainwavz, 55x pads)
Philips A5Pro
Philips Fidelio X1/28
Sennheiser HD 595
Sennheiser HD 6XX stock

Amps -
Bravo V2 (Gold Lion tube)
Cayin C5
CEntrance DACport Slim (Massdrop)
Grace m9XX
Massdrop Objective O2

Damn near embarrassing next to the monsters Allan Marcus is bringing! Lol. Those are some great headphones! Looks like they cover different genres pretty well.
Edited by CoFire - 1/28/17 at 6:44am
post #6 of 53
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by phthora View Post
 

How exciting! I am definitely interested in coming. Let me check my schedule for sure, but I should be able to make it. I will also bring a few things. Are IEM's okay to bring?


IEM are great to bring. Not easy to share since you have sizing issues and icky ear wax issues, but by all means, at least bring them to list to stuff. 

post #7 of 53

I hope to make it.  I will try to bring:

 

HeadAmp BHSE electrostatic headphone amp

DIY SRX Plus electrostatic headphone amp

modified Stax SRM-T1 electrostatic headphone amp

Stax SRM-727 global feedback mod

 

HeadAmp Gilmore LIte - for those who want to listen to dynamic phones

 

Stax SR-007 Mk II port mod

Stax SR-009

Stax Lambda Nova Signature

Stax SR Gamma Pro

 

Sennheiser HD600/Cardas cable

 

Mojo Audio DAC

post #8 of 53

Maybe this year? Will be great to meet a few of you.

 

I could bring the DIY T2 with a undetermined DAC and whatever Stax. 

post #9 of 53
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by paradoxper View Post
 

Maybe this year? Will be great to meet a few of you.

 

I could bring the DIY T2 with a undetermined DAC and whatever Stax. 


That would be awesome. Once you know, please post.

post #10 of 53

I should be able to make it! I only have some of my gear with me, so at a minimum I can bring:

 

Schiit Modi 2Uber

Schiit Magni 2

Audeze LCD-XC

post #11 of 53

As much as I am going to feel like a guy showing up to a Harley Davidson convention on a unicycle, I will be there and I will bring the following:

 

HEADPHONES
-- Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 80 Ohm
-- HiFiMan HE400i
-- Oppo PM-3
-- Philips Fidelio X2/27
-- Philips SHP9500 (with V-Moda cable)

 

AMPS

-- iBasso P5 + PS
-- Violectric HPA v90

 

I may also bring some IEMs if people are interested in that sort of thing.

post #12 of 53

Well then, I'm the guy arriving by pogostick!

 

I will bring my;

 

Mr Speakers Ether C Flow (upgraded)

Cavalli Carbon amp

Mojo Audio DAC

 

Is there any interest in Portable and "Low Fi" ?;

 

Headphones

 

Koss Porta Pros ?

Creative Aurvana Live ?

Noontec Zoro II ?

 

Portable Amplifiers

 

OPPO H2 portable amp + DAC ?

JBS Labs C5D Amplifier + DAC ?

 

Portable HiRes Player

 

iBasso DX50 ?

 

 

Excited to hear the Famous Focal Utopias!

Thanks for organizing again, Allan!

 

Burt Plotkin

post #13 of 53
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Originally Posted by Burtron5 View Post

Well then, I'm the guy arriving by pogostick!

I will bring my;

Mr Speakers Ether C Flow (upgraded)
Cavalli Carbon amp
Mojo Audio DAC

Is there any interest in Portable and "Low Fi" ?;

Headphones

Koss Porta Pros ?
Creative Aurvana Live ?
Noontec Zoro II ?

Portable Amplifiers

OPPO H2 portable amp + DAC ?
JBS Labs C5D Amplifier + DAC ?

Portable HiRes Player

iBasso DX50 ?


Excited to hear the Famous Focal Utopias!
Thanks for organizing again, Allan!

Burt Plotkin

I think there's definitely interest in what you call low-fi and portable amps. I've heard the hype, I'd love to hear them without buying them. Thanks.
post #14 of 53

Ok then, count those portables in!

 

I seem to do alot of listening outdoors here in NM.

Happy to share my experiences w that.

 

B

post #15 of 53
Thread Starter 
I want to hear the CAL and the flow. Thanks for bringing the stuff.

I'll update the master list later today with your stuff.
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