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HIFI addict for 40+years

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HIFI and Headphone listening. Following Soccer . DIY

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Headphone Inventory

Senn HD650 With Steffan Art Audio Given to my son
HD580 with Cardas Retired to cupboard
Panasonic RP- HJE900 Senn CX500 broken
AKG Q701 Retired to cupboard
Beyerdynamic Tesla T1 broken cable
4 sets of Phillips X1 with Toxic*Cable ( Now all Broken and gone)
Denon D7100 with Silver Dragon Mk1 retired to cupboard
Sennheiser HD800 with Balanced Cable and Toxic Silver Widow cable SE
Grado PS1000 now repaired and with Ps1000e balanced cable
Beyerdynamic T51P for MP3 players
Audeze LCD-XC with silver balanced cable from China or Toxic copper/silver hybrid
Hifiman HE 560 with OCC silver plated balanced cable
Meze 99 Classics
Audio Technica ATH W5000 with ALO 8 occ cable.
Beyerdynamic T1 vs 2 with SE and Balanced cables

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit MJOLNIR 2 with Russian valves
Musical Fidelity MX-HPA
Musical Fidelity M1HPA
SPL Auditor Retired To Cupboard
MF Xcan v3 with Rock Grotto Mods and and V3 power supply Retired To Cupboard
MF Xcan V8 modified retired to Cupboard

MF Xcan v1 with X power supply Retired to Cupboard
Teac A-H01 usb power amp
Teac UD-H01 usb dac headamp Retired to Cupboard
Hlly RMK-5( Beyer A1 chinese clone ) Retired to cupboard
Matrix M stage headamp with audio gd earth op amps. Retired To Cupoard
G&W TW-J1 Given to my son

Source Inventory

Musical Fidelity Nuvista 2015 update Model
MusicalFidelity M6 DAC for Computer Audio through Headphone amps
Teac PD -501 for Hi Res and DSD playback
Musical Fidelity A5 DAB
Origin Live Sovereign Turntable with Illustrious Mk3c arm and using Cadenza Black Cartridge and Trichord Diablo Phono amp with NCPSU and upgrade cable
Cyrus stream XP2-QX with external Power supply

Teac ud 501 Dac

Musical Fidelity V192 USB converter with outboard PSU into Nuvista CD player

Musical Fidelity M1 Dac and MF X10 v3 Tube Buffer as combination
Musical Fidelity DM25 Transport and DAC Now Broken LOL
Now NOT USING Linn LP12/ Alphason HR100s/ Heed Orbit supply

Cable Inventory

Black Rhodium Candence DCT for Streamer and Turntable
Ecosse The legend MK 2 for CD Tube output
Acoustic Zen Silver Reference 11 XLR for Nuvista CD to Amp
Neotech Sahara for Headphone Amp
Neotech NEI1002 for PD501

Neotech coaxial speaker cable NOS very rare in europe fantastic cable

New sets of mains cables from Atlas UK Harmonic Technology Furutech and LAT AC-3 signature last one is the best by a long way

Too Many others to list but nothing cheap LOL

Power-Related Components

Musical Fidelity AMS35 Integrated Amp.

Spendor Statement ST speakers in carbon

Musical Fidelity A308 Amp now broken

Other Audio Equipment

Marantz MCR-510 and Pioneer HM82 for other rooms

Pioneer N50A for DSD network streaming into Headphone amps

Audio-Related Tweaks

Tube Rolling in All MF compatible input units and now the MJOLNIR 2

Special acrylic platforms under turntable and all other components

Sorbathene pads under all components apart from Power Amp

Power Supply Conditioning

Music Preferences

Blues Rock Pop Jazz some Classical

Interests (non-headphone)

Beer Festivals Watching Football ( Soccer)

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

Power Tools and Cameras

ruffra's Recent Activity

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Schiit Mjolnir 2 Listening Impressions
ruffra posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/2/17 at 12:44pm | 1758 replies | 186138 views
Meze 99 Classics Discussion + Impressions Thread
ruffra posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/18/16 at 5:43pm | 1799 replies | 117673 views
AURALiC owners unite!
ruffra posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/14/16 at 1:15pm | 1916 replies | 186523 views
Cable for Audeze LCD-XC
ruffra posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 9/9/15 at 7:56am | 11 replies | 1590 views
What's wrong with Musical Fidelity?
ruffra posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 4/28/15 at 4:42pm | 38 replies | 15926 views
[New] Philips Fidelio X1
ruffra posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/13/14 at 2:49am | 5861 replies | 720575 views
AKG Q701 or Philips Fidelio X1
ruffra posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 9/12/14 at 2:09pm | 20 replies | 7465 views
NAD D 1050 or TEAC UD 301
ruffra posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/8/14 at 11:00am | 11 replies | 3176 views
Denon D7100?!
ruffra posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/28/13 at 4:04pm | 1912 replies | 163873 views
HD-650 Veil Update: The "Veil" is Not Real
ruffra posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/6/13 at 12:35pm | 152 replies | 12673 views


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