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Rochester, Minnesota Area

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

Headphone Inventory

Alpha Dogs, detachacble cable modd with mini xlr to Alpha Dog connector
Beyerdynamics T1 - detachable cable mod - Sold
Beyerdynamics DT880 600 ohm - detachable cable mod
Beyerdynamics DT990 600 ohm - detachable cable mod - Sold
Sennheiser HD600 - Sold
Sennheiser HD580 - Sold
Somic MH463-Beyer DT880 pads, 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

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, Pure Silver Audioquest VSD-5 SPDIF pr Siliflex glass optical, Jolida Glass FX Tube DAC w/Brimar NOS CV4035 and Belden AC cord w/Wattgate plugs, Audioquest Colorado Interconnects, to Denon AVR 2808, Audioquest Colorado Interconnects, Zone 2, Ming DA MC 84C07.

Music Library playing from Kingston 240 GB SSD
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 4 wire braid
ALO Audio 22 awg copper, 8 wire, DIY
ALO Audio Reference 8, DIY
DHC Fusion Litz 4 wire
DHC Silver Peptide Pure Silver Litz 4 wire
DHC SPC Litz 6 wire
Baldur MKII/Nordost, pure silver, 8 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

Other Audio Equipment

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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