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||Firmly on the couch.
|Forum Post Count:
||8 hours, 29 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.
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
Rational reasons to love vinyl
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science Yesterday at 11:35 pm | 231 replies | 3149 views
192 kbs and 320 kbs, is there really a difference?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/23/15 at 3:42pm | 371 replies | 81141 views
NEW! iBasso D-Zero Mk2
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 1/2/15 at 10:57am | 252 replies | 41907 views
Passive preamp compatibility
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science 12/31/14 at 3:40pm | 4 replies | 204 views
I lost my son...
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 12/13/14 at 4:05pm | 44 replies | 2191 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/1/14 at 10:21pm | 19148 replies | 933872 views
The AKG K7XX Massdrop First Edition Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/24/14 at 5:37pm | 2570 replies | 264134 views
La Figaro 339
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/11/14 at 9:55pm | 3103 replies | 272311 views
Audio-GD NFB-15.32 Delivery & Impression Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Computer Audio 11/8/14 at 11:45am | 794 replies | 64861 views
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