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Bucharest, Romania

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About Me:

Founder of headmania.org

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Software development, reading, cycling, traveling, swimming

What I do for a living:

Software Engineer, Teaching Assistant at Politehnica University of Bucharest,
PhD. Student

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD800
Focal Spirit Classic,
Focal Spirit One ,
Creative Aurvana Live 2,
Martin Logan Mikros 90

Shure 535 LTD
Audeze LCD-X
Audeze LCD-3
Audeze LCD2 rev2
Sennheiser Hd 650 with Zu Mobius Cable,
Grado RS-2i,
Sennheiser Hd 595
AKG K550

Headphone Amp Inventory


- Audio GD Master 9
- Audio GD Precision 2
- FiiO X5
- FiiO E17
- FiiO E12A

-Decware Taboo MK3
-Burson HA-160DS
-Meier AudioCorda Cantate 2
-Xonar Essence ST
-Burson Conductor

Source Inventory

-MSB Analog Dac
-FiiO X5

-Burson Conductor + Audiobyte HYDRA-X Usb Interface
-Fiio E17
-Burson HA-160DS
-Xonar Essence ST
-Corda Cantate 2,
-x-fi xtreme audio
-Samsung Galaxy S (Wolfson WM8994 DAC) with voodoo amplifier (very nice sound on low impedance headphones)

Cable Inventory

Toxic Silver Widow, Chord Power Chord, Chord USB Silver Plus, Zu Mobius, Wireworld Aurora, Wireworld Starlight Usb Cable, PS Audio Jewel,

Power-Related Components

Power Inspired AG500 Power Regenerator

PS Audio Duet Center Power Conditioner

Other Audio Equipment

Reviewed / compared :
-MSB Analog DAC
-Schiit Yggdrasil
-Rockna Wavedream
-Simaudio Moon 380D Neo DSD DAC
-Arcam FMJ D33 DAC
-Audiobyte Black Dragon
-Chord Hugo
-Chordette Qute-Ex
-Simanudio Moon 650D
-Simaudio Moon 300D v2
-Naim Dac-V1
-Bakoon HPA-21
-PowerInspired AG500
-Audio GD Master 9
-Audio GD Precision 2
-Burson Conductor
-Decware Taboo Mk3
-Burson 1793 DAC
-AudioByte Hydra-Z with ZPM
-Audiobyte Hydra-X
-Audiophilleo 1 with PurePower
-Audioquest Dragonfly
-FiiO E12A
-FiiO E17
-FiiO E12
-FiiO X1
-FiiO X3
-FiiO X3 2
-FiiO X5
-HRT microStreamer
-iFi iDSD
-iFi iTube
-SOtM sHP-100 (headphone amp/dac)
-SOtM SMS-100 (network streamer)
-Asus Xonar Essence III
-Asus Xonar Essence One Muses Edition
-Asus Xonar Essence STU
-Arcam rPac
-Creek OBH-21
-Creek OBH 21 MK2
-Audeze LCD-3
-Audeze LCD-X
-Audeze LCD-2
-HiFiMAN HE-560
-Sennheiser HD800
-Sennheiser IE800
-Sennheiser IE80
-Shure 535 SE
- Focal Spirit Classic
- Focal Spirit Professional
- Focal Spirit One
- Focal Spirit One S
- Sony MDR-1R
- Creative Aurvana Live 2
-Sennheiser Momentum
-Sennheiser Amperior
-Audiotehnica CSK90
-AKG K550
-AKG K545
-Creative Aurvana Live 2
-Martin Logan Mikros 90
-Denon D7000
-Piega Premium 5.2 (standfloor speakers)
-Piega Premium 3 (standfloor speakers)
-Martin Logan ElectroMotion ESL (standfloor speakers)
-Indiana Line Nota 250, Nota 550
-Indiana Line Puro 800 Speaker Amp / DAC
-Focal Aria 906
-Toxic Silver Widow
-Toxic Black Widow
-Norne Draug Series
-ForzaAudioWorks Claire HPC Mk2
-Chord Signature USB
-Chord Usb Silver Plus
-Wireworld Starlight Red
-Wireworld Ultraviolet
-Forza Hybrid Twin USB Cable
-Chord Power Chord
-Wireworld Aurora Power Chord
-Ps Audio Jewel Power Chord
....etc. (lost count)

Music Preferences

Rock, Classical,Pop,Hip-Hop, House

Interests (non-headphone)

Bikes, Photography,

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

Computer hardware, i like all to run smooth and quickly :D
Samsung Galaxy S for the very nice DAC (very good combination with grado RS2i)

dan.gheorghe's Recent Activity

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Audio-GD Master 9
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/6/15 at 5:33am | 1113 replies | 82438 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/22/15 at 12:24pm | 1072 replies | 124018 views
MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/19/15 at 12:37am | 277 replies | 28301 views
$2 Realtek Audio Chip = $2000 DAC!
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/16/15 at 11:40am | 65 replies | 6626 views
HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 6/4/15 at 3:30am | 17764 replies | 946868 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/22/15 at 1:42pm | 8813 replies | 943075 views
Pioneer's First Hi-End Headphones: SE-Master 1
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/12/15 at 11:48pm | 339 replies | 41348 views
Yggdrasil: A (P)review - Two days of paradise
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/21/15 at 8:39am | 392 replies | 45651 views
New Audeze LCD3
dan.gheorghe posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/14/15 at 3:38am | 10756 replies | 789942 views


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dan.gheorghe’s Embedded Photos

dan.gheorghe's photos in Chord Hugo
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Latest upload: Feb 27, 2014
dan.gheorghe's photos in Audeze LCD-X
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Latest upload: Nov 27, 2013
dan.gheorghe's photos in Audiobyte Hydra: High-End USB interface - appreciation thread
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Latest upload: Jan 22, 2014
dan.gheorghe's photos in review: Focal Spirit One
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Latest upload: Mar 12, 2013
dan.gheorghe's photos in The (new) HD800 Appreciation Thread
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