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headinclouds

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Shropshire, England

Forum Post Count:

95

Join Date:

2/17/11

Last Online:

1 week ago

About Me:

Music lover, go to shows, concerts, rock and blues gigs .

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Have built 12 KGSShv now inc 2 Cubes. Followed up with 10 KGST and a total of four KGSShv Carbons.

What I do for a living:

Retired Project Engineer in Process Industries.

Headphone Inventory

Stax L700, SR-007 Mk1, Shure SRH1840, HD650, SR 009 sometimes on loan

Gone; Stax SR-507, LCD2, HD800, Beyer T1, AKG701

Headphone Amp Inventory

Built by me;
KGST off board heatsink, 400v and cascode current sources.
KGSShv Carbon "Chunky", full Goldenreference supplies
KGSShv on-board (sold)
KGSShv compact off-board,(sold)
KGSShv Cube -the smallest of my builds
Borbely all FET/MOSFET class A for dynamics
SS Class A developed from JLH

Source Inventory

Mainly ripped cds flac lossless via Arcam FMJ D33 DAC., Spotify and downloads

Cable Inventory

dual wired Cardas for the HD650,
Audioquest carbon USB to D33
Mark Grant interconnects for balanced inputs DAC-KGSShv

Power-Related Components

TCI true colour industries mains leads.

Other Audio Equipment

Built by me: Ovation SX Class A amplifier, JLH Class-A 20W monoblocks phased out.
Medium floorstanders using Aerogel bass/mid and Audax silk dome tweeter.

Zingali Overture 2 speakers

Music Preferences

Someone once said everything except Country and Western - which just about sums it up.

Interests (non-headphone)

All sorts of Technology, Designing and making. Curious about lots of things. Walking in "countryside"

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

Kettle,camera, Prius gen 3 T Spirit - just love Hybrid Synergy Drive

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The Stax Thread III
headinclouds posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/17 at 8:22am | 11233 replies | 691960 views
2017 UK Head-Fi Meet (April 2nd @ Milton Keynes)
headinclouds posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 8/14/16 at 1:11am | 213 replies | 5763 views
KGSShv Carbon - hows it sound with the 009s?
headinclouds posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/26/16 at 1:42am | 341 replies | 38256 views
Stax SR-007 Mk I, KGSShv, Schiit Gungnir set.
headinclouds posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 5/4/16 at 7:08am | 2 replies | 269 views
East Anglia Mini-meet
headinclouds posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 4/7/16 at 2:05am | 42 replies | 973 views
KGST
headinclouds posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 12/23/15 at 12:29am | 5 replies | 684 views
Did Sennheiser just reveal the Orpheus successor?
headinclouds posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/31/15 at 9:22am | 1036 replies | 211141 views
Cambridge meet impressions, 25 April 2015
headinclouds posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 5/10/15 at 11:51pm | 195 replies | 13584 views
UK 2015 Head-Fi Meet (Cambridge - Saturday 25th April)
headinclouds posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 4/24/15 at 12:51am | 980 replies | 38984 views
KGST transformer, tubes sets, pcb set
headinclouds posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 2/3/15 at 11:06pm | 1 replies | 296 views

 

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