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Headphone Inventory

Grado RS2i
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 650
Sennheiser HD 598
STAX SR-30 + SR-4D
Shure SE420
Yamaha EPH-100SL Inner-Ear Headphone
Bose QC-25
Bose QC-15

Headphone Amp Inventory

Woo Audio WA3
NAD D 1050
NuForce Icon HDP + LPS-1 Linear PSU
FiiO E11K
NAD C375BEE Integrated Amp w/ MDC DAC Module
Pioneer VSX-1122-K AVR
Yamaha RX-V667 AVR

Source Inventory

Bryston BDP-1 (FLAC via Mac Mini w/ MinimServer)
MacBook Retina (15" 2013, Audirvana+, ALAC & FLAC)
Bel Canto mLink (USB-to-SPDIF)
Rega DAC
Sonos Connect
Pioneer BDP-80FD (SACD, DVD and Blu-ray via Kanex Pro HDMI De-Embed)
Onkyo C-S5VL (Redbook & 2-channel SACD)
Pioneer BDP-62FD (Surround SACD, DVD-Video/Audio and Blu-ray)
Arcam rDac + Welborne Labs Linear PS
Arcam rBlink (aptX Bluetooth)
AudioQuest DragonFly 1.2
iPod 5.5G (Wolfson DAC)

Cable Inventory

Kimber: Hero w/ WBT-0114; D-60 (Ag) & DV-30 coax, Timbre & PBJ w/ Ultraplate RCA, Cu USB;
AudioQuest: Diamond OptiLink, Carbon HDMI, Carbon USB, Carbon coax, NRG-X2/X3 Power
HD-650: Moon Audio Silver Dragon V3, Furutech 6.3mm
HD-598: OYAIDE HPC-62HD598 2.5m (6.3mm), OYAIDE HPC-35HD598 1.3m (3.5mm)

Power-Related Components

NuForce Linear Power Supply (LPS-1)
Welborne Labs Linear Power Supply
iFi-audio iUSBPower
Schiit Audio Wyrd
Furman PST 8D Advanced Level Power Conditioning
Panamax MR4300 Power Conditioner

Other Audio Equipment

Driver Tubes:
Electro-Harmonix 6922 (x2, New),
Amperex 7308 PQ (x2, NOS, 66-37), 6DJ8/ECC88 Bugle Boy (x2, NOS, Heerlen Holland) & Orange (New Mfgr, Hungary),
Reflector Corp, Saratov 6H23p-EB (Russian Military, NOS),
Siemens CCa (x2, NOS), E88CC (x2, NOS), E288CC (x2, NOS, re-branded as Philips and x2, Munich '50s, re-branded as Telefunken),
Telefunken E188CC (x2, NOS), E88CC-TK (x2, Black Diamond, New Mfgr)
Power Tubes:
GE JAN 6080-WC (New Mfgr),
RCA 6AS7G Black Plates (x2, NOS),
Sylvania 7236 (x4, NOS),
Tung-Sol 7236 (x2, NOS), 6AS7G (x2, NOS), 6520 (x3, NOS), 5998 (x3, NOS, 1 re-branded as Chatham 2399),
Western Electric 421a (x5, NOS)
Telefunken EZ80 (x2, NOS, 1 re-branded as National Electronics),
Brimar EZ81 (x2, NOS),
Siemens EZ81 (x2, NOS)

Audio-Related Tweaks

Mapleshade platforms, isoblocks, brass footers, tube dampers
Tube Monger socket savers

Music Preferences

Just about anything, except new country.
Classical music (mainly strings), jazz, electronica, ambient and metal.

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6922 Tube Review - 17 Top 6922 6N23P E88CC CCa 7308 E188CC tubes
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What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
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Mac OS X Music Players - alternatives to iTunes
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Sennheiser HD 598 Impressions Thread
Krutsch posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/25/15 at 5:09pm | 4737 replies | 572193 views
Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
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Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
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Sennheiser HD 700 Impressions Thread
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Grado Fan Club!
Krutsch posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/19/15 at 4:53pm | 24414 replies | 868271 views
Show us your Head-Fi station at it's current state. No old pictures please...
Krutsch posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/18/15 at 10:04am | 19977 replies | 2704033 views
Forza AudioWorks Impressions Thread
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