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Austin, Texas

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About Me:

BS & MS from UT-Austin, Investor, Retired

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

audio/vido/speaker gear, reading, listening to music, watching football, & photography

What I do for a living:

Retired Investor/consultant

Headphone Inventory

FULL SIZE: Senn. HD 800 & HD 650, Audez'e LCD-2 v1 & v2.5, Hifiman HE 500, Grado RS-2, AKG K702 & K550, K240, ATH AD900, Shure SRH840, Grado SR325is, Ultrasone HFI-700,

PORTABLE: Beyer DT 1350, Senn/Adidas HD 25-1 II Originals, AT ATH-M50 & ATH-ESW9a, B&W P5, Creative Arvana Live!, Aiaiai TMA-1, Koss Porta-Pro & KSC75, Sony MDR-Z700, Marshall Major, SOL Republic Tracks Ultra, Phillips Uptown, Incase Sonic, Noontec Zero, Bose QC-15, Soul SL300, Senn RS-160, Urbanears Plattan+, Monoprice 8323,

IEMs/CIEMs: Atomic Floyd Superdarts, Heir Audio 4.Ai, Ety. er-4, hf-3, hf-5, er-6, er-6i, UE Triple.fi 10vi, Klipsch Image X-10i, Shure SE530, Westone 3 & 4 , Hifiman RE0, RE-262 & RE-272, VSonic GR01 & GR07s, Monoprice 8320, Monster Pro Copper, Sony MDR EX600/EX1000, Phonak Audéo PFE 232, MEE A-151 & CC51, Fischer Audio DBA-02 Mk II, AT ATH-CK10 & CK100, Urbanears Medis, Aftershokz Sports M2, Senn CX-880, Livewire Trips, 1964Ears 1964-v3,

Headphone Amp Inventory

DESKTOP AMPS: Woo WA7 Fireflies, Woo WA6 Maxxed , HiFiman modded ef5, Earmax OTL, Modded Bottlehead Crack/w Speedball, Audio-GD Phoenix, CEntrance DACmini CX & DACport, Doge 6210 2+ tube amp, LD MK-V, Nuforce HDP amp/dac, Yaqin MS-34C Tube headphone amp, AudioQuest Dragonfly, Modded Bravo v2,

PORTABLE AMPS: ALO RXII, ALO Continental, Corda2 Stepdance, RRA Emmeline-P-51,HR Total Bithead, PA2V2, + several cMoy amps running a variety of Opamp chips, Fiio E17,

Source Inventory

Highly Modded Benchmark DAC1 HDR, EE Minimax DAC, Nuforce HDP & uDac , CE DACmini & DACport,, Glow One Amp, Marantz DV9500, Oppo BDP-83SE, Oppo DV-983H, NAD C542, RWA-iPod iMod, Zune HD + Zune 80, Sanza Clip+,modded Zero Amp/DAC, SuperPro 707-Dac, Music Streamer II+, Bel Canto Link 24/96, HiFace USB/BNC converter, Audioquest Dragonfly, Fiio E17,

Cable Inventory

Primarily Cardas Cross, Kimber Kable Silver Streak & Hero w a variety of other medium to high end brands being used as tests with various gear. Also Several DIY cables & speaker wire recommended by 6-Moons website.

Power-Related Components

3 Dared tube amps & Pre-amps, Krell S 300i, Classic Nad 320 (very highly modified) pre-amp/amp combo, Denon POA 2400

Other Audio Equipment

Onkyo TX-NR reciever, Pioneer VSX 1015-TX reciever, Outlaw RR-2150 stereo recever. Panasonic SA-XR57 (highly modded), Marantz Model 2265 receiver (highly modded), NAD tuners 1 digital & 1 analog. Speakers: Magnepan 1.7s,MMGs, & CC3, Klipsch Kliphorns , Klipsch Heresy IIs, Klipsch 7.2 RF-7, HT System, Klipsch 5.1 RF5 HT System, Mirage OM-10 HT 5.1 System, 2 Klipsch KLF-10 towers, 2 Hornshoppe Horns, 2 Omega Super 3 XRS, 3 SuperNova 15" subs, 2 Klipsch RT-12d subs.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Tube & Opamp rolling + modding & upgrading amps, receivers, DVD & CD players, upgrading/repairing/refinishing & selling primarily Klipsch speakers (esp. Heritage series)

Music Preferences

Eclectic, just about anything: Rock, Pop, Jazz, Classical. R&B, some country, & almost any combo there of

Interests (non-headphone)

Buying/selling & modding modern & classic Klipsch & Wilson Speakers & other Audio/Video gear, reading (Apple iPad, Kindle2 & Sony 505 e-books, watching sports, esp. college football, photography

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Epson & Sony HT Projectors, Panasonic 65" & 54" 3D TVs, Apple & Vudo TV boxes, Sony OLED-TV, ipod/imod, Zune HD, Kindle Fire HD+ 8.9", Kindfire, Kindle Papaerwhite, plus Kindle 2 & 3 as well as 2 Sony e-book readers.

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A New Apex product!!! Name it HERE!!!
AustinHorn posted in this thread in TTVJ Premier Sponsor Forum 10/1/14 at 1:22pm | 382 replies | 24593 views
LCD-X Leather Gunmetal
AustinHorn posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 1/29/14 at 4:29pm | 7 replies | 1357 views
WOO-HOOOO... WA7 "fireflies"!!!
AustinHorn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/7/13 at 5:24pm | 1953 replies | 161575 views
Where is the Earmax?
AustinHorn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/26/13 at 5:28pm | 349 replies | 45208 views
Amp/dac for disappointed HD800 owner
AustinHorn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/29/12 at 9:23pm | 207 replies | 46822 views
AustinHorn posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/25/12 at 1:05pm | 5 replies | 645 views


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