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Bay Area, CA, USA

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2 weeks, 5 days ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

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

What I do for a living:


Headphone Inventory

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
Audez'e LCD-2
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

Pioneer Monitor 10 [gave away as a gift, sigh]
Etymotics ER4P

Headphone Amp Inventory

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

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

MSB Select II V w/ Network Renderer & Quad USB [inbound]
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

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
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

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
Monster AVS 2000
Monster HTS-5100 Mk II

Other Audio Equipment

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]

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

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 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 | 5050 replies | 398446 views
The Stax Thread III
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/30/16 at 8:26pm | 9414 replies | 552044 views
Audeze LCD-4
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/28/16 at 11:25am | 4345 replies | 351741 views
MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/26/16 at 7:25pm | 694 replies | 59185 views
Audeze's The King Headphone Amp on Indiegogo for 30 Days
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/25/16 at 8:55pm | 61 replies | 12530 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 | 88699 views
FS: Auralic Aries Streamer/Bridge
Pale Rider posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 3/16/16 at 12:03pm | 2 replies | 576 views
Pale Rider posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/12/16 at 12:31pm | 533 replies | 40129 views
Seiun Players
Pale Rider posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/10/15 at 6:37am | 74 replies | 11231 views


Pale Rider’s Photos

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Latest upload: Jul 8, 2011

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Pale Rider's photos in Audeze's The King Headphone Amp on Indiegogo for 30 Days
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Latest upload: Mar 12, 2016
Pale Rider's photos in TOTALDAC DAC
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Latest upload: Jan 25, 2016
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Latest upload: Nov 11, 2015

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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