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||Longtime audiofool. I was building Dynakit amps and Karlson horn enclosures in the 60's.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||music, playing guitar, audio, fast cars, lifelong natural food/medicine devotee.
|What I do for a living:
||.Spent 25 years working in the Natural Foods industry, currently drive a city transit bus.
||. Koss ESP 950 with upgraded power supply,(sold). Fostex T50RP self modded BMF variant, ZMF T50RP's with jack and cable upgrade
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Audio GD NFB12, variable filters, set at 96/24 soft knee minimum. Chinese SR-71A clone sold as Blaze S-1. Schiit Lyr, tubes listed below.
||mainly Dell W7 lap, Winamp, upsample lap to 96/24 in windows,Bifrost Uber wGen2 USB, Flac rips w/EAC and a few HD Tracks 96/24 downloads. Portable rig Sony Xperia TL>USB out>HifiMeDiy asynch Sabre DAC with Teralink USB isolator, Blaze amp
||Wireworld USB, Tara labs, Mogami DIYs with Neutriks, DIY silver plated OFC mil spec wire with Switchcraft connects.
||DIY balanced, isolation AC transformer.
|Other Audio Equipment
||Home audio, Sony ES SACD, dbx DriveRack DSP, B&K preamp, Anthem MCA 20 power amp, Boston VRM80/50, Carver PM-900 driving 2-12" Fi Audio subs. Car audio, Boston and Alumapro component speakers and sub, Memphis and JL Audio amps. Sony TL >Sabre DAC for source
||Tubes for Lyr: been through 18 pairs in the last year. My current faves:
"1" 1960, 7308, NY A mperex, D-Getter
"2" 1962 Dario Miniwatts E188CCs large "O" GETTER
"3" 1974/75 Reflektor SWGP 6N23Ps
"4" 1966 Telefunken E88CC's, Upscale Platinum
See post #4355 in the new Lyr tube rollers thread for detailed descriptions of my tubes.
||Jazz, rock, classical, acoustic or electric
||Natural foods and medicine, camping, hiking, climbing, collecting wild mushrooms.
satwilson's Recent Activity
Elekit TU-8200 DX Headphone/Speaker Amp Review
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/21/15 at 5:14am | 110 replies | 12982 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/8/15 at 9:06pm | 5531 replies | 200078 views
9/13/14 Lawrence, Kansas Headfi meeting Impression.
satwilson posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 12/5/14 at 10:22am | 94 replies | 4603 views
Schiit Lyr + Bifrost combo doesn't improve my music at all
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/11/14 at 8:52pm | 10 replies | 922 views
Head-Fi Meet in Lawrence Kansas! 9/13/2014 10am in Lawrence Public Library!!!
satwilson posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 9/11/14 at 8:26pm | 243 replies | 5889 views
Too many tubes for my Lyr
satwilson posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 7/23/14 at 8:43am | 0 replies | 166 views
Tube upgrades for Lyr, etc
satwilson posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 6/12/14 at 10:00am | 0 replies | 87 views
Koss ESP 950 Headphones, $550.00
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 5/5/14 at 9:01pm | 0 replies | 174 views
KOSS ESP-950 Thread
satwilson posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/7/14 at 8:30am | 1752 replies | 115578 views
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