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About Me:

Uber techie

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

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

What I do for a living:


Headphone Inventory

Full Size Headphones on Hand:
Stax SR-009
Stax SR-007 Mk1
Sennheiser HD800 w/ Q Audio Balanced Cable XLR
Audeze LCD-X w/ Q Audio Silk Balanced Cable XLR
Audeze LCD-XC w/ Q Audio Balanced Cable XLR
Fostex TH-900
Grado PS1000e

Portable Headphones on Hand:
beyerdynamic T51p
Sony MDR-10RNC [For Sale]
Bose QC15
V-Moda XS
Monster DNA Over Ear Pro
Monster DNA On-Ear

Headphone Amp Inventory

KGSSHV (450V w/Sanyo 1968 Parts and Current: 9mA)
HeadAmp GS-X Mk2
beyerdynamic A200p
NuForce iDo
FiiO E11 Portable Amp
FiiO E6 Portable Amp

Source Inventory

Bryston BDA-2 DAC
Cambridge Audio Azur 650C CD Player
iMac with Audinirvana/iTunes or Amarra 3/iTunes
iPad Air
iPod Classic 160Gb
iPhone 5

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
DH Labs Power Plus Power Cord 2m
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
Schiit Audio Wyrd USB Decrapifier

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
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
Skullcandy Aviator
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H6
NAD Viso HP50

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
HeadAmp GS-X [with upgraded Dynalo+ modules]
HeadAmp KGSS
Cavalli Audio Liquid Lightning MKI

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

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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Grado e Series
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 6:05 pm | 1567 replies | 104183 views
Comparisons: 21 of the Top Closed/Portable Headphones Around
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 5:55 pm | 2440 replies | 224774 views
The Audio Technica W3000ANV Thread
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/20/14 at 7:15pm | 1083 replies | 56673 views
The HeadAmp GS-X and GS-X MK2 Thread
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/20/14 at 7:01pm | 3627 replies | 263820 views
PS1000 Impressions Thread
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/19/14 at 6:58pm | 1113 replies | 76350 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/18/14 at 9:03pm | 13359 replies | 570796 views
Ultrasone Edition 12 announced in Japan
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/18/14 at 5:52pm | 324 replies | 23248 views
Beats Executive Noise Cancelling Headphones in Black
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/18/14 at 9:58am | 0 replies | 54 views
Sony MDR-10RNC Noise Cancelling Headphones
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/17/14 at 7:42pm | 0 replies | 55 views
Beats Executive... Another disappointment
MacedonianHero posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/12/14 at 6:27pm | 159 replies | 28048 views


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MacedonianHero's Lists

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Headphones 13 Headphones
Last Updated 8/18/14
Portable Audio 8 Portable Audio
Last Updated 6/27/14
DACs/Sources 2 Source Components
Last Updated 9/5/13
Amps 3 Headphone Amps
Last Updated 9/2/13

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