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satwilson

Location:

Lawrence Kansas

Forum Post Count:

319

Join Date:

7/15/11

Last Online:

16 hours, 4 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, with EI/Siemens ECC88/6DJ8 tubes

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.

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: RCA/Matsu****a 6DJ8/ECC88
Cryoset Genalex Gold Lions E88CC/6922
Siemens branded ECC88/6DJ8, made by EI Yugoslavia
Right now my faves are the EI/Siemens.

Music Preferences

Jazz, rock, classical, acoustic or electric

satwilson's Recent Activity

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Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/14/14 at 10:21am | 4189 replies | 159269 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 | 91 replies | 4168 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 | 736 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 | 150 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 | 79 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 | 170 views
KOSS ESP-950 Thread
satwilson posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/7/14 at 8:30am | 1529 replies | 104170 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 | 108968 views
Review: ZMF Modified Fostex T50RP. Superb!
satwilson posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/20/14 at 8:36am | 768 replies | 58680 views

 

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