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Headphone Inventory

HE60/HEV70, AKG K 702 + 6N OFC/OCC solid core copper XLR to 1/4" and another to mini, HD650 + Zu Mobius, Bayer 880/32, ATH-CK10, DBA-02, RE0

Headphone Amp Inventory

Factory modded Cary 300SEI w/ WE300Bs, Mullard ECC32 and Tung-Sol smoked/round plate or Sylvania metal base 6SN7s. This was used for now sold K1000 headphones

Custom transformer coupled Valvo EL84 (or Mullard EL86) power tube and Sylvania 5687 (or Tung-Sol 7044 or Bendix 6900) signal tube with outboard PS . One for low impedance and another for high impedance headphones.

Meier Stepdance & iQube V1


Source Inventory

Main system - analog: Redpoint Model D TT on Harmonic Resolution System (HRS) M3 Isolation Base atop Arcici Lead Balloon stand, Tri-Planar Mk VII, JMW 12.5/12.6, Moerch UP4 tonearms + an array of MC and MM cartridges

Main system - digital: Exemplar modded DVD 5910 with tube output stage and SE and balance out options + fully APL-modded Philips SACD 1000 with tube output stage.

Office system: APL modded Pioneer 563a (SS mods only)

Portable system: HiFiMAN HM-801, Phone 3GS

***** LOOKING FOR ***** GAME amp module for HM-801

Cable Inventory

Verbatim, Harmonic Technology (HT) Magic Link 2 & 1.5, HT Truth Link, Harmonix Studio Master, Elrod Statement II

Whiplash Elite and Jena Labs LOD + custom LOD to RCA, mini to RCA


Power-Related Components

Sound Application XE-12s
Monarchy AC Regenerator
Dedicated 20 amp circuit


Other Audio Equipment

Wavestream Kinetics MC and custom battery powered Emotive Audio Circa MM phono stages, First Sound Paramount Mk II SE preamp with dual PS, and digital suorces on Critical Mass Grand Master platforms & Black Label Rack System + HRS Damper Plates and Nimbus Couplers/Spacers

DeHavilland Aries 845-G monoblocks Black Diamond Racing The Source carbon fiber platforms

Highly modified, Coincident Millennium with Scanspeak Revelator tweeter and carbon fiber mids and Extreme wiring --> 94 dB sensitivity

Overall system FR as measured at ear level from the listening position (via digital or analog front end playing reference pink noise tracks): -2 dB at 20Hz, -2 dB @ 18.5kHz, flat elsewhere in between, except at 80Hz-100Hz where it is an acceptable +0.5 dB.


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Hifiman GAME Card Amplifier Module for HM-801
ctm posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 11/11/11 at 12:42pm | 9 replies | 956 views
iQube V1, a great performing and very musical portable amp
ctm posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 2/10/11 at 12:04pm | 6 replies | 978 views
WTB: GAME amp module for HiFiMAN HM-801
ctm posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 12/16/10 at 9:59am | 2 replies | 714 views
The DAC in the HiFiMAN HM-801 and iQube V2
ctm posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/16/10 at 3:44pm | 7 replies | 1426 views
HiFiMAN HM-801: Desktop-Class Digital Sound, To Go
ctm posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/27/10 at 10:20am | 84 replies | 18247 views
HM-801 Standard Amplifier Module Op-amp Free Upgrade
ctm posted in this thread in Head-Direct Premier Sponsor Forum 10/26/10 at 1:05pm | 98 replies | 11480 views
TADAC dac + ht bypass + upgraded tubes
ctm posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 10/21/10 at 2:43pm | 3 replies | 1411 views
added a new profile pic 10/19/10 at 1:10am
    Meier Stepdance FOUND
    ctm posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 10/14/10 at 11:58pm | 1 replies | 448 views


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