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||Firmly on the couch.
|Forum Post Count:
||1 day, 21 hours 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.
AKG-702 (2nd time)
Hifiman HE-5LE (a great headphone)
Beyer DT880 600ohm
Owned and sold:
Sennheiser HD-650; HD-600
AKG 702 (1st one)
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Speaker amps: Favorites for all headphones (used with balanced cables)
Hafler Trans-nova P1500 and P3000
Music Reference RM-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 schiit-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 totally unnecessary) amount.
||False idols, incense burning, chanting, virgin sacrifices, whatever works.
||Almost exclusively: Classical, Jazz, and the great rock bands from the 60s, 70s & 80s all bring me a lot of joy.
Like Buddy Rich, I am allergic to most Country music, except some by Ray Charles, k.d. lang or Alabama.
||Dying as expected and not a second before.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||My wife's chest!
Mambosenior's Recent Activity
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/24/16 at 10:30pm | 23474 replies | 1231892 views
World First! Massdrop x HiFIMAN Collaboration Announcement
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/29/16 at 5:13pm | 442 replies | 68337 views
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Mambosenior posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 7/27/16 at 10:19pm | 777 replies | 4625 views
Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/4/16 at 7:33pm | 15857 replies | 915954 views
Sennheiser HD800S Unveiled!
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/3/16 at 11:59am | 5179 replies | 627071 views
La Figaro 339
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 6/18/16 at 10:43pm | 3661 replies | 318280 views
HiFiMan HE-5LE $500.00
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/11/16 at 10:14pm | 7 replies | 849 views
Oppo PM-3 - Am I missing something?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 6/7/16 at 12:57pm | 13 replies | 717 views
passive preamps, can they work well?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 4/21/16 at 9:39am | 17 replies | 876 views
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