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About Me:

Gifted/cursed with golden ears and happily addicted to the quest for audio bliss.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Ummm...audio? - - Hiking. Next to music - nature and silence are my favorite sounds

What I do for a living:

I'm a film editor for at least the last century.

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD-2.2
HiFiMan RE-252

Headphone Amp Inventory

Alo Rx-MkII
Virtue Sensation 901 w/Dodd Tube Buffer and Battery power supply

Source Inventory

Audio-gd Reference 7.1 DAC
Audio-gd NFB-2 DAC
Channel Island Audio Transient MkII USB/SPDIF converter/DAC
Stello U3 USB/SPDIF converter
Cypher Labs Solo
iPod Classic

Cable Inventory

Mostly DIY, some by me, most by others in these fine communities

Power-Related Components

PS Audio power conditioner

Other Audio Equipment

Luminous Audio Axiom Signature
Marchand XM9
Dodd battery powered tube preamp
Dodd battery powered tube AMP (yes, 15w/channel of battery powered tube goodness)
1 BEL 1001 MkII power amp
1 BEL 1001 MkIV power amp
Avlar Prodigy speakers
Tannoy bookshelf speakers
Event powered speakers
2 M&K V-2b subwoofers
Grant Audio Tube buffer
Squeezebox Touch

Music Preferences

All over the place. I end up listening mostly to Jazz vocals, 70's favorites I grew up with if I can stand the mostly bad SQ, And then:
Beatles, Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, Rickie Lee Jones, Joni Mitchell, Holly Cole, James Taylor, Diana Krall, Michael Ruff, Gomez, Doobies...it doesn't stop,

Interests (non-headphone)

Human nature

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abernardi posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 6/8/14 at 8:58pm | 1213 replies | 45133 views
Audio-gd Reference 7.1 LONG warm-up time?
abernardi posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/1/14 at 8:48pm | 4 replies | 238 views
Official 2014 SoCal Head-Fi Meet Impressions Thread
abernardi posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 3/30/14 at 1:47am | 298 replies | 26812 views
updated their location 2/22/14 at 11:00am
    WTD: LCD 2/3 Balanced Cable
    abernardi posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 2/21/14 at 7:12pm | 0 replies | 69 views
    Metrum Acoustics Octave
    abernardi posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/30/13 at 12:24am | 697 replies | 80535 views
    DAC Popularity Check (2013 Edition)
    abernardi posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/27/13 at 2:13pm | 210 replies | 29539 views
    RE-252 For Mixing: First Impressions...
    abernardi posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 3/19/10 at 2:37am | 4 replies | 657 views


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