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||Firmly on the couch.
|Forum Post Count:
||2 hours, 45 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
Why would those with HE-6 prefer speaker amps?
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Playing FLAC over wi-fi from hard drives (Mac connected) to IPad 3
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Computer Audio 9/15/14 at 8:30pm | 8 replies | 256 views
The Fiio X3 Thread.
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THE HYPE.............................. Appreciation Thread.
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 9/12/14 at 7:57pm | 2068 replies | 46404 views
NuForce Icon iDo - Mini Review
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/8/14 at 7:20pm | 95 replies | 16089 views
Classical Music - Box Sets
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Music 9/5/14 at 6:56pm | 13 replies | 3592 views
Press Release: Sennheiser launches URBANITE headphones
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/4/14 at 10:34pm | 231 replies | 14223 views
Has anyone uses/used IsoClean audio-grade fuses?
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 9/2/14 at 8:37am | 18 replies | 2922 views
I pulled the trigger on the AKG K712
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/27/14 at 9:47pm | 15 replies | 261 views
Is 192 kHz better or worse sounding than 96 kHz? Benchmark Media Systems answered.
Mambosenior posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/26/14 at 9:05pm | 15 replies | 619 views
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