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Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

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Audiophile, Meloman, Anime, Manga

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Headphone Inventory

Now: STAX SR-009, UM Miracle

Used to have: Grado iGrado/SR125, Phonak Audeo PFE 111, Beyerdynamic DT Edition 880 (600 Ohm), Audio-Technica ATH-M50, Audez'e LCD-2 rev.2, HiFiMAN HE-500, HiFiMAN HE-6, STAX SR-507, Sony MDR-Z1000, Beyerdynamic DT 1350 (copper cable "META" from russian master Nobody), Westone 4, Fostex TH-600 (LA ANGLE pads), UM Merlin

Headphone Amp Inventory

Now: WooAudio WES [silver color, upgraded: 2 capacitors upgrades from WooAudio + four matched Brimar 6SL7GTY as driver tubes + four matched Shuguang Treasure KT88-Z as power tubes + pair of matched Telefunken GZ32 as rectifier tubes]

Used to have: Laconic Lunch BOX 06 PRO, Archipov's Laboratory Alternative II, SCHIIT Lyr [E88CC Phillips SQ Miniwatt tubes], MS Audio Laboratory FHA 1.3, WooAudio GES [premium parts upgrade package, DACT CT2 stepped attenuator, black color], LynxAudio HA-61

Source Inventory

Now (digital source): TEAC VRDS-10SE [changed stock power cord on IEC socket], Apple MacMini [MD388+: i7 quad 2.3GHz, SSD Plextor M5 Pro 128GB, RAM Corsair MAC 16GB (1600MHz), external line PSU from victorvvo] used via USB as "music computer" only (software player: JRiver + JRemote, Audirvana Plus + Splashtop), it located in my music rack, no monitor, keyboard or mouse connected, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth on MacMini is off, all music files is on NAS (My Book Live DUO (2x2TB in RAID1)) that is located in other room

Now (analog source): dCS Debussy (firmware 2.20), TEAC VRDS-10SE [changed stock power cord on IEC socket], iBasso DX100 (+64Gb microSD card), E-MU 0202 USB

Used to have: Apple Classic 80Gb, Audiotrak Prodigy HD2 [drivers Audiotrak, OP AMP's: 2xLM4562NA and OPA2604AP], Cowon X7 160Gb, Audio-GD NFB-10ES [Non-USB, TCXO Upgrade], MyST DAC 1866 OCU, E-MU 1212m PCI-E, RME HDSP 9632, April Music Stello CDT100, MS Audio laboratory DAC 1.0, Lynx Studio AES16 (+ Lynx CBL-AES1604 cable), HiFiMAN HM-601 SPbMod [RockBOX], Linn Akurate DS/0/D, Lenco L75 (tonearm Linn Basik LVX, catridge Shure M95HE (with needle for M95ED), DIY composite veneer plinth) + transistor phono stage from Sander'Z, iBasso DX50

Cable Inventory

- Analog (headphone): Whiplash TWcu3 OM for IEM (Viablue small straight miniJack)
- Analog (Interconnect): Shunyata Research Anaconda ZTron (XLR, 1.0 m), ALO OCC-SXC (RCA, 1.0 m), DIY interconnect [cable - CANARE L-4E6S BLU, connectors - CANARE F-10] (RCA, 6.5 m)
- Digital: Synergistic Research USB Active SE (A-B, 3 Enigma bullets, 2 UEF bullets, 1.0 m), Shunyata Research ZTron Python Digital coaxial cable (RCA, 1 m), moon-audio Blue Dragon optical cable (Toslink, 2.0 m), coaxial cable made by Audio-GD [cable and connectors CANARE] (RCA, 1.5 m), DIY "no name" AES/EBU cable.

Used to have: moon-audio Silver Dragon V3 cable for HiFiMAN HE-500 (Furutech 6.3 Plug, 5ft), moon-audio Silver Dragon V3 cable for LCD-2 (Neutrik 4pin XLR plug), MS Audio lab. hybrid copper-silver XLRf-XLRm interconnect cables (1 m), MS Audio lab. hybrid copper-silver headphone cable for HE-series [2xTRS] (3 m), MS Audio lab. copper cable adapter from 4pin XLR to 2xTRS, pair of interconnect cables RCA-RCA (by Audio-GD) (1.5 m), DIY AES/EBU cable for RME 9632 (uses KLOTZ cable), Analysis-Plus Solo Crystal Oval interconnect cables (XLR, 1.5 m), Acrolink 7N-D5000 (XLR, 1.0 m), Whiplash TWcu2 non OM for IEM (Oyaide angled miniJack), Whiplash TWag2 Gold OM for IEM (Viablue big straight miniJack), AudioQuest Diamond USB (A-B, 0.75 m)

Power-Related Components

Now: PS Audio Power Plant P5 power regenerator, Shunyata Research Anaconda ZTron power cord, Shunyata Research Python ZTron power cord (2 pieces), Rainbow Air Hi-End power cord (Furutech FI-E11(G) connectors, 2 m), moon-audio Black Dragon power cord (Furutech FI-E11(G) connectors, 8ft), stock power cord removed from TEAC VRDS-10SE and equipped with a cheap connector

Used to have: Audio-GD power cord, power cord "from Krylov" (Schuko plug Legrand connectors, 1.5 m), MS Audio OCC Single Crystal Copper Power Cord (Schuko Rhorodium plated plug, 2 m), moon-audio Black Dragon power cord (Furutech FI-E11(G) connectors, 4ft), Neotech NEP-3200 power cord (China Oyaide connectors, 1.5 m)

In plans for future: audiophile fuses for power regenerator and DAC, maybe some thick Shunyata Research power cord for my power regenerator, ...

Other Audio Equipment

Synology DS414j (4x3TB in SHR), WD My Book Live DUO (2x2TB in RAID1), Atacama Equinox Hi-Fi 5 shelves rack, Woo Audio HPS-T headphone stand [Black color], Raytheon (Tungsol made) 6SU7WTY (5 tubes) / ECC88 TESLA Rozhnov (2 tubes) / Jan Phillips 6922 (E88CC) (2 tubes) / JJ E88CC (2 tubes) / 6N1P (2 tubes) / GE 6BZ7 (2 tubes) / Sophia 6SL7 (2 tubes, one tube is strongly humming) / RCA 6SL7 (2 tubes, one tube is humming) / Brimar 6SL7GTY (1 tube, for a spare) tubes

Music Preferences

Anime OST's, J-Rock, Grunge, BritPop, Jazz, Blues, Female Vocal, Classical, ...
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Interests (non-headphone)

Anime, Manga, Fantasy books

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

Apple Ipad (3rd generation), Pocketbook 902/360

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