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Rochester, Minnesota Area

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What I do for a living:

Retired to headphone enjoyment, golf fanatic April - October, November!

Headphone Inventory


Mr Speakers Ether C
Hifiman Edition X
Hifiman HE-6 (mods)
Hifiman HE-4 (mods)


Alpha Dog (black)
EnigmaAcoustics Dharma 1000
Sennheiser HD-650
Audeze LCD 2 Fazor, Rosewood
Beyerdynamics T1
Fostex TH-500RP
Audeze LCD X,sold
Phillips Fidelio X2,returned
Alpha Prime, second time, sold
Hifiman HE-560, again, sold
Audeze LCD 3 Fazor, sold
Alpha Dogs, detachacble cable modd with mini xlr adater to Alpha Dog connector - second time, sold
ZMF X Vibro, upgrade to Backwood,sold
Oppo PM-2 - returned
Ultrasone Pro 2900, Sold
Hifiman HE-560 - Sold
Oppo PM-1 - returned
Beyerdynamics T1 - detachable cable mod - Sold Twice
Beyerdynamics DT880 600 ohm - detachable cable mod - Sold
Beyerdynamics DT990 600 ohm - detachable cable mod - Sold
Sennheiser HD700 - Sold
Sennheiser HD650 - Sold
Sennheiser HD600 - Sold
Sennheiser HD580 - Sold
Somic MH463 detachable cable mod
Technical Pro HPT990/Takstar HI2050-Takstar HI2050 pads, detachable cable mod
Gemini DJ HSR-1000/Takstar Pro 80-Shure 1940 velour pads, Mogami 2893 cryoed, 4 wire cable - gifted

Hifiman RE272

Headphone Amp Inventory

Denon 2808 AVR, speaker taps, 110wpc
Denon 4800 AVR now vintage, speaker taps, 125wpc

Jolida FX10 Integrated Amp w/NOS Mullard CV2975-4, NOS Mullard CV4035-2 and NOS Mullard, 12wpc from speaker taps
Kenzie Headphone Amp

Fiio E11, portable setup

Source Inventory

Source path:

Lenovo Desktop w/Windows 8.1, jRiver Media Center 18, JPLAY Ultrastream, Kimber USB, iFi Micro IAudioquest Diamond USB, IFI Purifier, iFi Micro I-Link, Zu Ash BNC cable (to Denon 4800), Siliflex glass optical, Oyaide DR-510 BNC to Metrum Musette, Audioquest Colorado Interconnects, to Denon AVR 2808, Audioquest Colorado Interconnects, Zone 2, Metrum Octave MKII DAC, Kenzie Headphone Amp or Ming DA MC 84C07/w NOS Mullard EL88 and NOS Mullard CV4035.

6 - 32gb Micro HD cards filled with flac files for Sansa DAP:

Sansa Clip Zip
Sansa Fuze Rockboxed, Line Out, crossfeed enabled
Sansa Fuze Plus

Cable Inventory

List of Detachable Cables

Norne Solv X
Norne Draug 2
DHC Molecule Extreme, Gone
DHC Fusion Type 4 Litz, 8 wire braid
DHC Peptide Type 4 Litz, 8 wire braid, Gone
DHC Peptide Type 4 Litz, 4 wire braid
DHC Fusion Type 2 Litz 4 wire, Gone
DHC Silver Peptide Pure Silver Type 2 Litz 4 wire, Gone
DHC SPC Type 4 Litz 4 wire, Gone
DHC Synergy Type 4 Litz 6 wire, Gone
ALO Audio 22 awg copper, 4 wire, DIY, Gone
ALO Audio Reference 8, DIY, Gone
ALO SXC 22 awg, 2.5 mm connectors - Gone
Jenna Labs Ultrawire 22 awg 4 wire, Gone
Jenna Labs Ultrawire 22 awg 4 wire, 2.5 mm connectors - Gone
Audioquest King Cobra Interconnects, 12 pair multiple lengths
Audioquest Speaker Cables

VHAudio AC Power cords, DIY, Wattgate plugs
Belden AC Power cords, DIY Wattgate plugs

Power-Related Components

Hafler SL 280 2 Channel Amplifier, John HIlliard mods
NAD C270 Amplifier X 2
Belden Audiophile AC cords w/Wattgate plugs, all components

Other Audio Equipment

Denon AVR 4800 2 channel speaker taps used for headphones only
Denon AVR 2808
Denon DBP-4010 Blu-Ray Player
Pioneer DV-48 CD/DVD Player
Usher X-719, L, C, R
Usher S-520 Surrounds and Surround Backs
MK MX-125 Subwoofer
MK V-75 Subwoofer
Antimode 8033 Subwoofer Equalizer

Music Preferences

Quality Female and Male vocals
Classic Rock
Anything that is Mastered Quality

Interests (non-headphone)

DIY Cables
Golf, golf club building
Family Life

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Monoprice Monolith M1060 and M560 Planar Headphones
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cute posted in this thread in Head-Fi Network & Industry News 1/8/17 at 9:04am | 508 replies | 31852 views
Hifiman HEX V2, LNIB
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The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
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Focal Elear - Impressions Thread
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Mr Speakers Ether Flow, priced to sell
cute posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 10/2/16 at 7:35am | 0 replies | 237 views
AudioQuest NightHawk Impressions and Discussion Thread
cute posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/22/16 at 4:18pm | 6436 replies | 346972 views
Audeze LCD 2.2 Rosewood
cute posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/14/16 at 6:24pm | 1 replies | 716 views
LCD-2 Revision 1
cute posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/9/16 at 6:04am | 1 replies | 315 views
Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
cute posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/14/16 at 6:29am | 37790 replies | 2206174 views


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Alpha Dogs
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