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Great White North

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About Me:

Uber techie

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Wife, kids, hockey, baseball, music, movies, video games, Macs, everything tech, HiFi

What I do for a living:


Headphone Inventory

Full Size Headphones:
Stax SR-009
Stax SR-007 Mk1
Hifiman HE1000
Sennheiser HD800 w/ Q Audio Balanced Cable XLR
Audeze LCD-X w/ Q Audio Silk Balanced Cable XLR
Grado PS1000e

Portable Headphones/IEM:
Westone W60
Oppo PM-3
Bose QC25
Monster DNA On-Ear

Headphone Amp Inventory

Cavalli Liquid Lightning 2
HeadAmp GS-X Mk2
Resonessence Labs Concero HP

Source Inventory

Metrum Acoustics HEX DAC w/ USB2.0 Module and AES-EBU Module
Cambridge Audio Azur 650C CD Player
iMac with Audinirvana 2/iTunes or Amarra 3/iTunes
Astell & Kern AK240SS
Resonessence Labs Concero HP
iPad Air
iPod Classic 160Gb
iPhone 6

Cable Inventory

LCD-2/3/X/XC Q Audio Cable (6ft) Balanced 4pin XLR
HD800 Q Audio Cable (6ft) Balanced 2x 3pin XLR w/ SE Adapter
Nordost Blue Heaven RCA (1.5m)
Kimber PK14 Power Cable (8ft)
Grado Headphone Extension Cable
Vampire RCA Splitters
Shunyata Venom3 Power Cord 1.5m
DH Labs Power Plus Power Cord 2m [For Sale]
PS Audio xStream Power Punch 3m Power Cord
PS Audio Prelude SC 1 Meter Power Cord
Cardas 1/4inch adapter cable
Belkin USB (2 M) Gold Series
Audioquest VDM-5 Digital Coax (1m)
Audioquest NRG-1 C7 Power Cord (6ft)
Audioquest King Cobra XLR (1m)
Audioquest Columbia XLR (1m)
Audioquest Carbon USB Cable (1.5m and 0.5m)
Moon Audio Silver Dragon LOD

Power-Related Components

PS Audio Duet Power Center with PS Audio Prelude SC 1 Meter Power cord

Other Audio Equipment

List of Previously Owned Gear:

Previously owned Headphones:
Grado SR60/SR125/SR225i/SR325is/RS1/RS1i/HF-2/PS500/PS1000
Shure SE110/SE210/SE310/SE530/SE535/SRH840
beyerdynamic T1 / DT1350 / DT880(600) / DT770(600)
Audeze LCD-2 Rev.1 / LCD-2 Rev. 2 / LCD-3
Hifiman HE-6
Ultrasone Edition 8: Limited Edition
Bose OE Triports/AE Triports/QC2/QC15/QC20i
Ultimate Ears UE9000
Skullcandy RocNation Aviators (Brown and Gold)
Bowers & Wilkins P7
AKG K701
KEF M500
V-Moda XS
Sennheiser HD650 with SAA Equinox Noir Cable / IE8
Denon AH-D7000 w/ JMoney Pads (V2) (twice)
Ultimate Ears Triple.Fi 10 Pro x2
Etymotic ER-4P (with P to S adapter)
Westone 3/4
Audio Technica W3000ANV
Sennheiser Momentum (Brown version and Black version)
Sony MDR-1R
Beats Studio 2013 Version / Executive (Black)
Skullcandy Aviator
Monster DNA Over Ear Pro
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6
NAD Viso HP50
Sony MDR-10RNC
beyerdynamic T51p
Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear
Fostex TH-900
Sony MDR-Z7 with Kimber Headphone Cable (4ft)

Previously Owned Amps:
PA2V2 / Grado RA1 / Nuforce Icon Mobile / Headroom Total Bithead
RSA Hornet M Portable Amp /Headroom Micro Amp (2006 Edition) / iBasso D10 Cobra / MAD Ear+HD / Meier Audio Concerto / Woo Audio WA2 / Woo Audio WA22
Stax SRM-727II
Cavalli Audio Liquid Fire
HeadAmp GS-1 w/DACT Stepped Attenuator
Schiit Audio Lyr
iBasso D4 Mamba
RSA Tomahawk Portable Headphone Amp
HeadAmp Pico Portable Amp
beyerdynamic A200p
HeadAmp GS-X [with upgraded Dynalo+ modules]
HeadAmp KGSS
Cavalli Audio Liquid Lightning Mk1
KGSSHV (450V w/Sanyo 1968 Parts and Current: 10mA)

Previously Owned Sources/DACs:
Cambridge Audio DAC Magic / Hotaudio40 DAC Straight / iPod Nano 4g / NuForce uDac / PS Audio Digital Link III / BlueCircle USB Thingee - (SPDIF, TOSLINK, AES/EBU) / Cary XCiter DAC / W4S DAC-2 / Bryston BDA-2 DAC / Schiit Audio Wyrd USB Decrapifier / Astell & Kern AK100II

Music Preferences

Rock, Hard Rock, Blues, Metal, Jazz, Classical, Macedonian folk music

Interests (non-headphone)

Wife and 2 Beautiful Kids
Hockey (Go Leafs Go!)
Baseball (Go Jays Go!)
Basketball (Go Raptors Go!)
Hi Fi
Video Games
All things tech

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

Home theater w/ 5.1 surround sound

MacedonianHero's Recent Activity

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The Stax Thread III
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 6:32 pm | 6367 replies | 343838 views
PS1000 Impressions Thread
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 5:47 pm | 2443 replies | 136074 views
Sony's new flagship 2014 - MDR-Z7
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/7/15 at 6:48pm | 6053 replies | 646784 views
Hifiman Edition X
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/7/15 at 6:21pm | 179 replies | 8830 views
New Beyerdynamic T1 (2nd Generation)
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/4/15 at 7:33pm | 450 replies | 55690 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/2/15 at 8:13pm | 6406 replies | 447736 views
The HeadAmp GS-X and GS-X MK2 Thread
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/2/15 at 7:46pm | 4748 replies | 354936 views
Comparisons: 26 of the Top Closed/Portable Headphones Around
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/30/15 at 6:12pm | 3686 replies | 407012 views


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