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Location:

NorCal, CA, USA

Forum Post Count:

887

Join Date:

11/28/08

Last Online:

19 hours, 4 minutes ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Espresso, Audio, Beer Brewing, Photography, Travel, Reading, Driving

What I do for a living:

Retired

Headphone Inventory

IS:
Stax SR-009
Stax SR-007 Mk1
Audez'e LCD-4
Stax SR-007 Mk2
Sennheiser HD800
Oppo PM-3
Jerry Harvey Audio JH13 Pro
Thunder pants [kingwood]
Headphile Terminator v.4 in Sapele
Westone 3
EarPeace LiveWires
Etymotics ER6i
Ultimate Ears Super.fi 5 Pro Earphones
NuForce 7M
Beyerdynamic DT770

WAS:
Audez'e LCD-2
Pioneer Monitor 10 [gave away as a gift, sigh]
Etymotics ER4P

Headphone Amp Inventory

IS:
Mjölnir KGSSHV Carbon CC
Mjölnir KGSSHV Carbon Mini
Mjölnir KGSSHV Carbon
KGHVSS Outboard [headinclouds]
Audez'e King
HeadAmp GS-X Mk 2
headinclouds KGSSHV offboard [inbound]
Cavalli Liquid Fire
Head Amp Pico Slim

WAS:
Decware Taboo Mk III
Decware ZSTAGE
RSA Apache
RSA P51-Mustang
RSA Shadow
M Cubed
Jasmine T-200
iBasso D2 Viper [w/ Predator clone opamps]
Lunch Box Pro
iBasso D2 Boa Silver
Fiio E5

Source Inventory

IS:
MSB Select II V w/ Network Renderer & Quad USB
Totaldac d1-Dual + Server
Merging NADAC
PS Audio DirectStream
Lumin A1 Network Player
Oppo BDP-105 & 95
Synology RS2416RP+ NAS
Questyle QPR1
Baetis Revolution
Mac mini w/ Audirvana+
Apple TV Gen 4 [3]
Amazon Fire Gen 2 [3]
Algorhythm Solo Portable DAC
iPhones, iPads, and iPods

WAS:
PS Audio PerfectWave DAC/Bridge MkII
PS Audio Digital Link III w/ Cullen Circuits Stage IV Mods
Promitheus DAC
Valab DAC
RWA iMod 5.5G
RedWine iMod 5.5.G
Wadia iTransport

Cable Inventory

Cerious Graphene Balanced ICs & power cords
Mostly Blue Jeans Cables
Merrill Audio Balanced ICs
Merrill Audio Speaker Cable
Emotive Cables for HT
MAC ICs
Grover Huffman Balanced ICs
Decware SE Interconnects
WireWorld Ultraviolet USB [1 & 2 m]
ALO Cryo SXC 22G iPhone/iTouch/iPod LOD cable
ALO Cryo iMod LOD cable
RAM Electronics LOD iPod cable

Power-Related Components

IS:
PS Audio Power Plant P5 [2]
PS Audio Power Plant 3
Transcendent Balanced Power Supply
WaveForm Power Cords
PS Audio AC-12 and other power cords & receptacles
Iron Lung Jellyfish Power Cords
Decware Power Cords
WAS:
Monster AVS 2000
Monster HTS-5100 Mk II

Other Audio Equipment

IS:
Merrill Audio Veritas Monoblocks
Legacy Audio Aeris Speakers
Tortuga Audio LDRxB Balanced Passive Pre
Emotiva XMC-1 & XPA-7 [home theater]
Carver Sunfire XT LRC & Surrounds & Subrosa Subwoofer [home theater]

WAS:
Audiophilleo Model 1
Decware Ultra Preamp
Decware Zen Torii Mk III (2)
Decware Zen SE84ZS
Decware ERR main speakers [6]
Custom Rhythmik Servo Subs [2]

Audio-Related Tweaks

Stillpoints
Herbie's Audio Lab Isolation Feet & Spike Bases, Tenderfeet, IsoCups, and Ultrasonic Rx Tube Dampers
Synergistics Research MiGs

Music Preferences

almost everything

Interests (non-headphone)

my family, bicycling, photography, travel, reading, coffee

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Kees Van der Westen Speedster
Mac laptops & desktops & Apple consumer electronics
Nikon cameras
LG 77EG9700 & Panasonic Plasma Displays
Audi R8 V10
Audi RS7

Pale Rider's Recent Activity

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The Stax Thread III
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/12/16 at 12:33pm | 10024 replies | 597970 views
Stax SR-007 MK1 (Omega 2) first series SN 702xx (EU)
Pale Rider posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/11/16 at 5:29pm | 1 replies | 215 views
MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/5/16 at 11:21am | 712 replies | 64980 views
FS: Auralic Aries Streamer/Bridge
Pale Rider posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 9/1/16 at 2:40am | 5 replies | 710 views
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updated their location 8/31/16 at 10:53am
    Audeze's The King Headphone Amp on Indiegogo for 30 Days
    Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/31/16 at 10:47am | 73 replies | 14928 views
    The HeadAmp GS-X and GS-X MK2 Thread
    Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/5/16 at 4:41pm | 5073 replies | 406903 views
    Audeze LCD-4
    Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/28/16 at 11:25am | 4595 replies | 391637 views
    The Decware TABOO MK 111 Thread
    Pale Rider posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/22/16 at 7:03am | 2039 replies | 90634 views
    TOTALDAC DAC
    Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/12/16 at 12:31pm | 537 replies | 45381 views

     

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    Pale Rider's Lists

    6 Lists
    Home Theatre 3 Other
    Last Updated 3/27/11
    The Hardware: Amps 3 Headphone Amps
    Last Updated 3/27/11
    Cables, Etc. 7 Cables and Accessories
    Last Updated 3/25/11
    Portable Gear 6 Portable Audio
    Last Updated 3/25/11
    The Hardware: Sources 4 Source Components
    Last Updated 3/25/11
    Greg's Headphones 6 Headphones
    Last Updated 3/25/11

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