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||Firmly on the couch.
|Forum Post Count:
||7 hours, 41 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
Is 192 kHz better or worse sounding than 96 kHz? Benchmark Media Systems answered.
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science Yesterday at 9:05 pm | 11 replies | 294 views
Do hard drives sound different?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science Yesterday at 8:56 pm | 52 replies | 683 views
Playing FLAC over wi-fi from hard drives (Mac connected) to IPad 3
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/19/14 at 7:25pm | 7 replies | 209 views
iPad mini + camera connection kit + Dac = : )
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/19/14 at 7:21pm | 113 replies | 31289 views
Best classical recordings...ever!
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Music 8/16/14 at 10:58pm | 2208 replies | 62040 views
Kogan 8GB MP4 - The Player That Came From Nowhere:
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/16/14 at 7:39pm | 116 replies | 4051 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/16/14 at 1:25pm | 7594 replies | 491072 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Music 8/13/14 at 9:08pm | 54663 replies | 1675592 views
Is the FLAC format "outdated"?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/13/14 at 11:23am | 23 replies | 1289 views
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