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DragonOwen

Location:

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

Forum Post Count:

186

Join Date:

4/20/11

Last Online:

18 seconds ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Audiophile, Meloman, Anime, Manga

What I do for a living:

Programmer

Headphone Inventory

Now: STAX SR-009, UM Merlin, 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)

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): Apple MacMini [MD388+: i7 quad 2.3GHz, SSD Plextor M5 Pro 128GB, RAM Corsair 16GB (1600MHz)] 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 that is located in other room

Now (analog source): dCS Debussy (firmware 2.20), iBasso DX100 / DX50 (+64Gb microSD card), E-MU 0202 USB

Not in use: transistor phono stage from Sander'Z

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)

Cable Inventory

Now:
- Analog (headphone): Whiplash TWag2 Gold OM for IEM (Viablue big straight miniJack), Whiplash TWcu3 OM for IEM (Viablue small straight miniJack), Whiplash TWcu2 non OM for IEM (Oyaide angled 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: AudioQuest Diamond USB (A-B, 0.75 m), Synergistic Research USB Active SE (A-B, 3 Enigma bullets, 1.0 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)

Power-Related Components

Now: PS Audio Power Plant P5 power regenerator, Shunyata Research Anaconda ZTron power cord, Shunyata Research Python ZTron power cord, 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), Neotech NEP-3200 power cord (China Oyaide connectors, 1.5 m)

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)

In plans for future: change stock impulse PSU in MacMini on some custom line PSU, maybe some thick Shunyata Research power cord for my power regenerator, ...

Other Audio Equipment

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

In plans for future: change WD My Book Live DUO on Synology DS-413j (or some other budget Synology)

Music Preferences

Anime OST's, J-Rock, Grunge, BritPop, Jazz, Blues, Female Vocal, Classical, ...
My Last.fm profile: http://www.last.fm/user/DragonOwen

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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