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In Diatone DS-5000 Speaker heaven

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Live in Sydney Australia - Love music

Headphone Inventory

Pioneer SE Master 1, Sennheiser HD800, Fostex TH900, Sennheiser RS170 wireless,UE18 customs,
Previously owned:
Sony MDR-Z7
AKG 712
Ultrasone Edition 8
Shure 846 IEM
Fostex T50RP
Beyerdynamic MMx300

Westone 4,
Klipsch 10Xi x2 First pair went through wash 2nd pair run over by car

Headphone Amp Inventory

GS-X Mk2, Leben CS300XS, Grace M 903, Minibox - ES, Yamaha A-S3000 - which has a very nice headphone amp surprisingly good.

Previously owned:
Sony PH3
Japaneese Bakoon HDA - 5210 mk3
ASUS Xonar Essence STX ,
Herus DAC,
Dragonfly MK2

Source Inventory

Yamaha Gigantic & Tremendous GT-2000 Turntable - yes it truly is!
Mirus DAC,
Yamaha CS-3000 SACD player/DAC
Oppo BDP-105 (fantastic disk spinner)
iPad Pro,
Sony Walkman NWZ-ZX1,
PC Denon SACD player,
Mac Mini with Amarra, Resolution Audio Cantata DAC/CD player,

Squeezebox touch
Well Tempered Simplex Turntable (more like bad tempered complex cheap Chinese rubbish)

Cable Inventory

Current - unknown brand decent speaker cable
Zu Audio MISSION LC [Mk.I] 10ft
Monster cable - not sure full spec for Jamo speakers.
ALO custom interconnects for ALO RX2 & Solo

Power-Related Components

Wall sockets
Switch to turn on above

Other Audio Equipment

HiFi Speakers: Diatone DS-5000 speakers, Yamaha NS-2000, Diatone 610PMB 50th Anniversary Full-range Speakers in original Diatone Enclosures, Polk Audio Monitor 7,Audioengine A5 powered bookshelf speakers,
The fantastic Yamaha A-S3000 amp & Yamaha CD-S3000 DAC & SACD player.
Sony TA-N7B VFET power amp, Sony TA-E88 sublime pre-amp best attenuator I have ever seen & used fantastic phono stage as well.
Klyne 7PX Phono Stage
Previously owned:
Yamaha M60 Power amp beast of an amp
Home Theater Speakers: Jamo 5.1 D6 THX

Suround amps: Yamaha RV1900,

Audio-Related Tweaks

Currently using quad of NOS EL84 Philips Miniwatts & pair of NOS 5751 Raytheon Windmill getters in Leben CS 300 XS

Music Preferences

rock, electronic, minimalist, world, Indy

Interests (non-headphone)

weight training, 4/3 photography, CSGO

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

OMD-EM5MK2 camera
Westside Barbell power rack - the only one I will ever need - it will see me out!

mrtim6's Recent Activity

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The Official Sony TA-ZH1ES Hi-Res Headphone Amplifier (Live From IFA 2016)
mrtim6 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/10/17 at 4:14am | 704 replies | 49337 views
Headphones vs Speakers -- an Inconvenient Truth
mrtim6 posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 2/10/17 at 1:34am | 86 replies | 1598 views
Pioneer's First Hi-End Headphones: SE-Master 1
mrtim6 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 1/28/17 at 9:38pm | 1147 replies | 140311 views
Three Word Story
mrtim6 posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 10/25/16 at 6:04am | 32035 replies | 202772 views
The Official Sony MDR-Z1R Flagship Headphone Thread (Live From IFA 2016)
mrtim6 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/15/16 at 4:21pm | 7107 replies | 422692 views
Fostex TH900 Impressions & Discussion Thread
mrtim6 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/7/16 at 3:34am | 14621 replies | 969313 views
Focal Utopia (& a little Elear) impressions and discussion
mrtim6 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/14/16 at 5:26am | 2223 replies | 191220 views
The Official Sony NW-WM1Z/ NW-WM1A Flagship DAP (Live From IFA 2016)
mrtim6 posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 9/5/16 at 1:51pm | 940 replies | 98352 views
Sony MDR-R10 Owner's Club
mrtim6 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/29/16 at 7:26pm | 673 replies | 107390 views
2016 Tokyo Spring Fujiya Avic Headphone Festival Report
mrtim6 posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 5/9/16 at 4:27am | 23 replies | 3912 views


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