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AppleheadMay

Location:

Europe

Forum Post Count:

2674

Join Date:

7/12/09

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

My lovley wife and heavenly cats.
Life.
Motorbikes.
Mac and Co.
Music and Hi-Fi.
Photography.

Headphone Inventory

Have:
Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV ... ordered
B&W P7
Denon AH-D7100
Fostex-Lawton LA-900 Blackline Spalted Maple ... ordered
Fostex-Lawton LA-900 Marbled African Ebony ... ordered
Fostex-Lawton LA-900 Mun Ebony
Fostex TH-900
Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma
Sennheiser HD650

Considering:
Audeze EL-8C
Audeze LCD-XC
Audio Technica ATH-AD2000X
Final Audio Design Pandora Hope VI
Fostex TH-500
Grado RS1e
Hifiman HE1000
Pioneer SE-Master 1
Stax SR-009

Gone:
AKG K1000
AKG K701
AKG K702
Audeze LCD-2
Audio Technica ATH-A2000X
Audio Technica ATH-AD2000
Audio Technica ATH-CKW1000ANV
Audio Technica ATH-ES10
Audio Technica ATH-ES88
Audio Technica ATH-ESW9
Audio Technica ATH-ESW10JPN
Audio Technica ATH-EW9
Audio Technica ATH-L3000
Audio Technica ATH-W1000X
Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV (2)
Audio Technica ATH-W5000
B&W C5
B&W P3
Denon AH-A100
Denon AH-D7000
Denon LA7000 Panama Rosewood
Denon LALANO 7000 B&W Ebony
Grado GS1000
JVC HA-DX1000
Sennheiser HD448
Sennheiser HD598
Sennheiser HD650
Sennheiser HD800
Stax SR-007
UE TripleFi 10 Pro

Headphone Amp Inventory

Have:
Eddie Current Zana Deux Super P&G Black
HeadAmp GS-X mk2 Alpha Red
Marantz HD-DAC1
Marantz NA-11S1
Marantz PM-11S3

Considering:
Eddie Current Balancing Act UX-4 P&G
Eddie Current Electra
Headamp Blue Hawaii SE

Gone:
Audio-Technica AT-HA5000ANV
Bakoon HDA-5210 mk3 (UL-WW)
E.A.R. Yoshino HP4
Eddie Current Zana Deux SE Balanced
Fostex HP-A8C
Fostex HP-P1
iQube with Silvercab Hybrid
Little Dot MkIII
Luxman P-1u
Luxman SQ-N100
Marantz PM7200 KI Signature
Marantz PM-KI Pearl
Meridian Explorer
Pro-Ject Head Box SE II
PS Audio GCHA
SPL Phonitor
Stax SRM-717
W4S MInt
Yamamoto Sound Craft HA-02

Source Inventory

Have:
Macs
Marantz HD-DAC1
Marantz NA-11S1
Marantz ST6003
Pioneer BDP-LX70A

Considering:
Smyth SVS Realiser A8

Gone:
April Music Eximus DP-1
Fostex HP-A8C
Luxman DA-200
Marantz NA7004
Marantz SA8400
Marantz ST-17
Meridian Explorer
Pro-Ject Dac Box FL
PS Audio PerfectWave DAC with Bridge
Sound Blaster Recon 3D
TEAC UD-H01

Cable Inventory

Lawton Cables: Black Scorpion
Toxic Cables: Silver Widow
Speakers, inteconnects, digital: AudioQuest Rocket 44, King Cobra, Carbon, Chocolate

Power-Related Components

Accustic Arts Passive 8 Power Strip
AudioQuest NRG-2
HiFi-Tuning Supreme 3 Slow-Blow Fuses

Other Audio Equipment

Computer Setup:
iMac & MacBook Pro + Marantz NA-11S1 + Marantz PM-11S3 with B&W PM1 + PV1D & Marantz HD-DAC1 & Bose Companion 5 & Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma & Razer Seiren

Cinema Setup:
Mac Mini + Apple TV3 + Pioneer PDP-5000EX + Pioneer BDP-LX70A + Pioneer VSX-LX70 with B&W FPM 4/5/6 + PV1

Gone:
Akai -
B&O -
B&W - a lot
Grundig - Fine Arts
Kenwood - a lot
Marantz - a lot
Mission -
Mitsubishi -
Pioneer -
Sharp - Optonica
Sony -
Telefunken -
Wharfedale -

Audio-Related Tweaks

BitPerfect
DSD Master
VOX
XLD

Woo Audio headphone stands
Stax dust covers

Lawton Audio mods

Haltron 6SL7WGT (RCA 5691 Milspec / 33S29B Standard Sweden)
Siemens EY500A (6EC4A)
Sophia Electric Premium 6SL7 Grade A
Svetlana 6D22S
Svetlana 6C33C-B
Tung-Sol 6SL7
Tung-Sol 1951 JAN CTL 6SU7GTY black glass
Tung-Sol 6SU7GTY clear glass
Ulyanovsk 6C33C-B

Music Preferences

Classical, Jazz (especially 1900-1950), Blues, Soul, Country, Rock (old, new, hard, alternative, Metal, ...), Reggae, Folk, World, Orchestral and Vocal.

Interests (non-headphone)

A lot, but you really don't wanna know.

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

-Fi.
Sony and Canon cameras.
Anything that goes way too fast on either 2 or 4 wheels, has a way too big engine with way too much power and burns a hell of a LOT of fuel and rubber.

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