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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

Hifiman HE-560, preordered
Oppo PM-1
Alpha Dogs, detachacble cable modd with mini xlr to Alpha Dog connector - Sold
Beyerdynamics T1 - detachable cable mod
Beyerdynamics DT880 600 ohm - detachable cable mod
Beyerdynamics DT990 600 ohm - detachable cable mod - 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

Ming Da MC 84C07 w/NOS Mullard CV2975-2, NOS Mullard CV4035-2 and NOS Mullard EM87.....using headphone out SE, 600mw, or speaker taps, 5wpc!

Fiio E11, portable setup

Source Inventory

Source path:

Lenovo Desktop w/Windows 8.1, jRiver Media Center 18, JPLAY Ultrastream, Kimber USB, iFi Micro IUSB, Furutech GT2 USB, IFI Purifier, iFi Micro I-Link, Zu Ash BNC cable (to Denon 4800), Siliflex glass optical, Oyaide DR-510 BNC to Jolida Glass FX Tube DAC w/Brimar NOS CV4035, Audioquest Colorado Interconnects, to Denon AVR 2808, Audioquest Colorado Interconnects, Zone 2, 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

Mogami W2893 Cryoed, 8 wire braid
Plussound Pure Silver type 2 litz and Plussound Copper litz type, 8 wire hybrid
DHC Peptide Litz 6 wire braid
ALO Audio 22 awg copper, 4 wire, DIY
ALO Audio Reference 8, DIY
DHC Fusion Litz 4 wire
DHC Silver Peptide Pure Silver Litz 4 wire
DHC SPC Litz 4 wire
DHC Synergy Litz 4 wire
Jenna Labs Ultrawire 22 awg 4 wire
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
Neotech AC Power cords, DIT, 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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Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphone Impressions Thread
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= HIFIMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread (pre-orders up!) =
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Double Helix Cables Appreciation Thread
cute posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 4/19/14 at 4:34pm | 452 replies | 43131 views
Hifiman HE-4 Impressions Thread
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Beyerdynamic Tesla T1
cute posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/16/14 at 1:07pm | 1 replies | 528 views
Alpha Dogs by MrSpeakers, Claret, Mint, X-tra Cable
cute posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/15/14 at 8:05am | 2 replies | 92 views
MrSpeakers Alpha Dog Revealed! - The World's First Production 3D-Printed Headphones
cute posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/14/14 at 2:42pm | 6745 replies | 417129 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Appreciation / Discussion thread
cute posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/13/14 at 7:57am | 7108 replies | 398163 views
HE-500, LCD2, D5000, DT770, SR80, on a speaker amp (Emotiva mini-X A-100) Project
cute posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/8/14 at 3:59pm | 3511 replies | 166967 views


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