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About Me:

'Big Rig' refugee moving to 'phones for listening to music.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music of all kinds, Amateur Radio, Golf.

What I do for a living:

Information Systems Manager in the utilities industry.

Headphone Inventory

AKG K702 65th Anniversary Edition (DIY Mogami 2534 re-wire).
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700.
Sony IEMs (don't remember the model, but they are good).

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr (76 Voskhod 6N23P, '78 Voskhod 6N1P, National (Japanese Mullard) 6922, other various 6BZ7, 6N23P and 6922 types).

Source Inventory

Nottingham Analogue Spacedeck (Modded RB300, Zyx Yatra).
Welborne Labs Reveille phono preamplifier.
Schiit Bifrost (YES!, the best DAC for the $$$ I've ever heard!).
Modded Lite DAC60.
Asus Xonar STX (SPDIF out).
Jriver Media Center.
Tone Boosters Isone and Parametric EQ.

Cable Inventory

Icheesh! This isn't all:

Harmonic Technologies:

Audio-Art IC3.
Various Mogami DIY efforts.

Various notable and not so notable speaker cables.

Belkin SPDIF.
Canare SPDIF.
Monster SPDIF.

Power-Related Components

PS Audio P300 Multiwave I (BUY ONE if you can; available for $500 these days and it will be the best $$$ you ever spent on audio).

Other Audio Equipment

Von Schweikert VR-4 GENIII HSE.
Parasound A-21.
Monarchy Audio SE-100 Monos.
Nelson Pass DIY B-1.
JuicyMusic Super Merlin.
Old Squeezebox.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Herbie's IsoCups with lots of balls :-)
Herbie's tube dampers.

Music Preferences

I'll listen to anything (eclectic).

Interests (non-headphone)

Er, see hobbies? Anything technical.

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

Various amateur radio gear, antennas, etc.

PassiveO's Recent Activity

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Best Amp for k702
PassiveO posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/29/13 at 9:50pm | 31 replies | 3804 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
PassiveO posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/8/13 at 6:17am | 6921 replies | 243917 views
Schiit Owners Unite
PassiveO posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/9/13 at 7:45pm | 10288 replies | 519190 views
1965 Amperex USN-CEP 6922 ( 6DJ8 ) Pair
PassiveO posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 9/8/13 at 11:55am | 0 replies | 101 views
Recmmended headset for a Asus Xonar Essence STX
PassiveO posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/24/13 at 6:15pm | 2 replies | 166 views
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Edition
PassiveO posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/22/13 at 10:15pm | 3320 replies | 266913 views
updated their location 8/22/13 at 9:56pm
    AKG K702 Impressions.
    PassiveO posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/19/13 at 7:40pm | 229 replies | 32952 views


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