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on 9/29/14

About Me:

Lonely Planet's Asia Pacific Travel Editor.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

http://sometimetraveller.posterou...; http://shawnlow.tumblr.com

What I do for a living:

Travel Writer & Editor

Headphone Inventory

Grado GS1000i - FS
Grado HF-1 (#79) - FS
Grado HF-2 (#237) - FS
Magnum Lite v2 MS2i
Alesssandro MS1000 (mods)
Alessandro MS1 (given to brother)
Head Direct RE0 (one side broken)
UE200 ($5 shipped. Fantastic value for money!)
Head Direct RE2 (Given to mum)
Koss Portapro
Jabra BT620S

Sennheiser HD800 (06066 + Cardas Single Ended)
Grado RS2
Sennheiser HD650
Alessandro MS2i
AKG K1000 (11xxx + Black Dragon) - miss these cans!
AKG 701 (twice)
Shure SH840
Etymotic ER4 P/S
Ultimate Ears Triple Fi 10

Headphone Amp Inventory

Melos Maestro (Fallen Angel mods)
B22 (Single ended)
Jaycar Amp AK SCHA mods (FS)
Aleph Mini Preamp & Heaphone amp (needs a case, can drive K1000)
Fiio E1
Home-made PPAV2 amp

YMB B22 (Steve Kelby mods) - 3 channel, single ended output, S22; Go-Vibe Petite Amp/DAC; Penguin Caffeine Amp; Fiio E5; Lehmann Rhinelander; Yulong UA188; SPL Auditor; Grado RA1; RSA Predator (two-tone)

Source Inventory

Gigawork upsampling Dac (see ZenDac...mine keeps breaking)
M2 Tech Hiface RCA; EMU 0404 USB; Fiio D3 (fantastic value!)

Dell Mini 10V Hackintosh (music ripped lossless to external 1TB Samsung EcoGreen drive)
Macbook Air + PureMusic Player

Phone 4 16gb; iPhone 3GS 32GB; iPod Nano 16GB 5th Gen; iPod Classic 120GB 5th Gen; iRiver Slim X; Marantz CD67SE; Playstation 1 (various models); iPod 10GB 1st Gen (still works!).

Musical Fidelity V-Dac
Cambridge DACmagic
Monica 2
Nuforce uDac
Nuforce Icon
Devilsound Dac 2.0
CEntrance Dacport

Cable Inventory

JPS Superconductor Interconnects; Fallen Angel crafted 18awg cardas copper interconnects with Yarbo plugs; Audiocats crafted 22awg silver interconnects with Neutrik plugs

Power-Related Components

Cardas Twinlink power cord; Iron lung power cord; Chinese-made power cord (OFC)

Power Conditioner (some Chinese brand).

Other Audio Equipment

Onkyo ND-S1 dock (Better value than the Wadia!)

Slimdevices Squeezebox 3 w Boulder Digital Mod
Slimdevices Squeezebox 2 stock

Audio-Related Tweaks

Amarra Music Player
Puremusic Player

Music Preferences

Most things. At least once.

Interests (non-headphone)

Writing, Photography, Beer, Travel

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

Olympus EP-1 (17mm pancake lens)
GF-1 (20 f1.7 lens, LVF-1)

shawn_low's Recent Activity

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FS Grado GS1000i. Complete with box, extension cord, adapter.
shawn_low posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/4/14 at 3:17am | 6 replies | 551 views
Grado modders go Magnum
shawn_low posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/28/13 at 7:11pm | 4394 replies | 374287 views
Resonessence Labs Concero discussion/review thead
shawn_low posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 7/28/13 at 8:17am | 2265 replies | 218357 views
Sony Announces New XBA Series
shawn_low posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/27/12 at 5:35am | 14 replies | 5465 views
Audioquest Dragonfly (ship to Australia, will pay shipping).
shawn_low posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 11/22/12 at 6:17pm | 1 replies | 282 views
Symphones Magnum upgrade for Grado SR325 and Alessandro MS2
shawn_low posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/22/12 at 6:16pm | 2335 replies | 211780 views
FallenAngel modded Melos Maestro! Grado nuts rejoice!
shawn_low posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 10/23/11 at 7:41pm | 2 replies | 736 views
New Audeze LCD3
shawn_low posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/18/11 at 11:54pm | 11429 replies | 903111 views
Amp for HD800 and sㄐㄜ
shawn_low posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/18/11 at 10:43pm | 9 replies | 886 views


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