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Benny-x

Location:

Canada/China

Forum Post Count:

725

Join Date:

1/6/10

Last Online:

8 hours, 9 minutes ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music, any electronics, anything detailed/well made.

What I do for a living:

Business development

Headphone Inventory

Over-ears:
McIntosh - MHP1000
HiFiMAN - HE1000
Pioneer - SE Master1
JVC - DX1000
Oppo - PM-3

In-ears:
Sennheiser - IE8(Beat Audio Supreme cable)
Denon - c751 (broken left side, about to recable)

Sold:
Audio Technica - ATH-W1000X
Sennheiser - HD 25-1 ii
Shure - SRH-840
Monster - Turbine
Audeze - LCD-2 Rev.2
V-Moda - M100

Speakers:
Emotiva Pro - Stealth 8

Headphone Amp Inventory

Audio-gd - Phoenix gen1
iBasso - D42 + HiFlight TopKit
Xindak - A600 '09 version (80W Class A speaker amp, especially for the HE1000)

Sold:
DNA - Sonett (single ended)
- Valvo(Mullard) 5AR4 (1960's)
- Reflector 6H30P-DR (2009)
- Sovtek 6N1P (1979)


PRE-amps:
Audio-gd - Phoenix in pre-amp mode
AMB - a20 balanced, active pre-amp
NHT - X2 - Active analogue crossover with fully balanced 2.2 XLR support

Source Inventory

PC:
Dedicated Dual-PC Jplay + Audiophile Optimizer front end
Windows 7 Ultimate laptop with playback only apps


DACs:
PS Audio - PerfectWave DAC Mkii
LH Labs - Pulse X Infinity 2.0

Sold:
Lite - DAC 83


DDCs:
Gustard - U12 USB->HDMI-I2s, AES, SPDIF

Sold:
JKenny - JKMk3 USB->SPDIF


Tweaks:
UltraFi - Aubisque USB Filter
iFi Micro - iPurifier USB Filter
UpTone Audio - USB Regen Amber

Cable Inventory

Digital:
BNC to RCA - custom (1.5m Furutech Alpha Ag wire, cryo'd Furutech BNC, Eichmann Silver Bullet RCA)
iFi Micro - Gemini Dual Headed USB cable (0.7m)
LH Labs - Lightspeed 1G USB (1m)
LH Labs - Lightspeed 2G split USB (1m)
LH Labs - Lightspeed 2G v2 black split USB (1m)
LH Labs - Lightspeed 2G split USB (2m)


Analogue Interconnects:
World's Best Cables - XLR 4.6m red (Mogami 2549 Neglex + Neutrik NC3-B)
World's Best Cables - XLR 4.6m blue (Mogami 2549 Neglex + Neutrik NC3-B)
Blue Jeans Cable - XLR 1.3m black (Belden 1800F + Neutrik NC3-B)
Blue Jeans Cable - XLR 0.9m black (Belden 1800F + Neutrik NC3-B)
Blue Jeans Cable - XLR 0.9m black (Belden 1800F + Neutrik NC3-B)

Sold:
K Works - GoldenHeart RCAs


Power Cables:
All stock now

Sold:
K Works - Empowered PC (x2)

Power-Related Components

AC:
Shanghai Electric Company - 240v->120v 5000W Step-down transformer
Audio-gd - Power Supply Filter
Array Solutions - AC-7b - W3NQN AC Noise Filter (between wall & PC)
AudioPrism - ACFX Powerline-filter


Digital:
iFi Audio - iUSB Power (for powering audio PC internal SSD)
Teradak - ATX-350 Full Linear ATX PSU (x2, one for each source PC)
LH Labs - LPS4 in 2.0 chassis (Pulse Infinity DAC, USB Regen)

Other Audio Equipment

Cellphone/on-the-go:
Samsung - Galaxy Note 5
GoneMadd Music Player
USB Audio Player Pro


Portable:
Sony MD player,
Sony mp3 player,
iPod 6th Gen,
iTouch 3rd Gen

Audio-Related Tweaks

Audio-gd - Power Filter - RF attentuator strip
Mapleshade - Silclear - Silver filing paste for contact enhancement
K-Works - Silencer - wallplug RF-Killer
Acoustic Revive - RLI-1 - LAN-Isolator. High freq. noise filter on LAN input
3M - AB5100 - EMI/RFI shielding and absorption sheets (x4)
ERS paper
X-Sound - AXF-104 Pro - PCIe cap array filters to soak up EMI/RFI (x2)
Array Solutions - AC-7b - W3NQN AC Noise Filter (between wall & PC)
iFi Micro - iPurifier
HiFi Tuning - Supreme Black fuses for EmotivaPro Stealth 8 speakers

Music Preferences

Female vocal dub-step, Vocal trance, Progressive rock, Indie Rock, Hip-hop, Classics, Classical, Sea Shanties

Interests (non-headphone)

Travel, guns, knives, anything I can build with my hands

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