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satwilson

Location:

Lawrence Kansas

Forum Post Count:

331

Join Date:

7/15/11

Last Online:

7 hours, 56 minutes ago

About Me:

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.

Headphone Inventory

. 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.

Source Inventory

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

Cable Inventory

Wireworld USB, Tara labs, Mogami DIYs with Neutriks, DIY silver plated OFC mil spec wire with Switchcraft connects.

Power-Related Components

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

Audio-Related Tweaks

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.

Music Preferences

Jazz, rock, classical, acoustic or electric

Interests (non-headphone)

Natural foods and medicine, camping, hiking, climbing, collecting wild mushrooms.

satwilson's Recent Activity

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Elekit TU-8200 DX Headphone/Speaker Amp Review
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/24/15 at 4:48pm | 56 replies | 11011 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/20/15 at 8:36pm | 4824 replies | 181709 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 | 4504 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 | 852 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 | 159 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 | 83 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 | 173 views
KOSS ESP-950 Thread
satwilson posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/7/14 at 8:30am | 1671 replies | 111167 views
EHHA Rev A - Interest Thread
satwilson posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 3/17/14 at 9:45am | 1670 replies | 110200 views

 

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