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||Firmly on the couch.
|Forum Post Count:
||3 hours, 23 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
Power cable conductor shapes?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science 3/6/14 at 11:52am | 4 replies | 54 views
The AKG K712 Pro Support and Appreciation Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/4/14 at 1:24pm | 2720 replies | 186870 views
AKG K812 Pro
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/3/14 at 6:35am | 1817 replies | 148613 views
Entry/Mid-level Amp for HD800: Need advice or suggestions.
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/28/14 at 7:15am | 45 replies | 1506 views
Gah. 'Audiophile' USB Cable.
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 2/14/14 at 3:36pm | 100 replies | 2087 views
High Fidelity Fuses
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/12/14 at 9:48pm | 11 replies | 192 views
Philips Fidelio L2
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 2/11/14 at 1:17pm | 309 replies | 34241 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Appreciation / Discussion thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/11/14 at 12:13pm | 6671 replies | 374308 views
The (new) HD800 Appreciation Thread
Mambosenior posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/11/14 at 5:48am | 8942 replies | 356332 views
Beyerdynamic DT880 more than hold their own against the Grado PS1000
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/11/14 at 4:23am | 58 replies | 7118 views
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