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||Firmly on the couch.
|Forum Post Count:
||9 hours, 33 minutes ago
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Learning whatever I didn't know the day before.
|What I do for a living:
||Not screwing up too badly.
||Own: Sennheiser HD-800
AKG-702 (2nd time)
Hifiman HE-5LE (a great headphone)
Beyer DT880 600ohm
Owned and sold:
Sennheiser HD-650; HD-600
Auditioned but didn't buy:
Ultrasone Edition 8
Hifiman HE-6 (outstanding)
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Speaker amps: Favorites for all headphones (used with balanced cables)
Hafler Trans-nova P1500 and P3000
Music Reference 200 (tubes).
La Figaro 339 (various tubes), a great, great amp with Beyers
Audio-gd C-2SA (upgraded volume pot and internal wiring)
Shanling PH-3000 (x2), an underestimated best-buy in preamps/amps
Darkvoice 3322 (a s@#$-load of different tubes), beautiful sound and performance.
||1. Audiomecca Mephisto IIX transport & Enkianthus X MK. II DAC; Exemplar-Denon 2900 SACD; VPI TNT MK. V, JMW 12.5 arm, ZYX Airy-1000 cartridge (home rig).
2. MacBook Pro (USB); Audio-gd DI; Audio-gd NFB-3
3. MacBook Pro; M2Tech HiFace; TubeMagic D1 DAC
||Ridge Street; Pure Note; Virtual Dynamics; Locus Design Group (USB x2)
||Various. Cables are all massive, anaconda-like suckers. (Scares the crap out of visitors to my music room when they look down.) Presently working with county executives to erect my own, audio-dedicated power station.
|Other Audio Equipment
||An embarrassing (and unnecessary) amount.
||False idols, incense burning, chanting, virgin sacrifices, whatever works.
||Like Buddy Rich, I am allergic to most Country music, except by Ray Charles, k.d. lang or Alabama. Classical, Jazz, and the great rock bands from the 60s, 70s & 80s all bring me a lot of joy.
||Dying as expected and not a second before.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||My wife's chest!
Mambosenior's Recent Activity
The AKG K712 Pro Support and Appreciation Thread
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Speaker amps for headphones
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/24/13 at 3:24pm | 1781 replies | 44041 views
HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone
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The Beyerdynamic DT880 Appreciation / Discussion thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/23/13 at 12:37pm | 5663 replies | 325958 views
SS amp for HD800 (SPL, Rudistor, Headamp, something else?)
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/20/13 at 10:48pm | 41 replies | 1996 views
best headphone For classical music
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 11/20/13 at 9:29pm | 20 replies | 2087 views
Best Headphones for Classical
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 11/10/13 at 10:45am | 9 replies | 324 views
Is burn in real or placebo?
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Digital music transmission via USB
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