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Brian Beck


South Florida

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on 12/21/16

About Me:

Music lover!

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Audio design, music, outdoors activities, firearms, travel, health and fitness

What I do for a living:

Semi-retired. Former executive in electronic products industries. Electrical engineer and MBA.

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD600, AKG K701

Headphone Amp Inventory

My old design: Class-A push-pull tube amp based on 7119 triodes
New project: E55L(JAN 8233) wired as triodes with CCS load, SET parafeed into UTC LS-33 transformers, nine switchable impedance taps

Source Inventory

Digital: Abbingdon AMR DP-777 SE DAC, J River Media Player, various DIY digital, various other CD and SACD players
Turntables: Micro Seiki RX-5000 with stainless platter, Micro Seiki RX-1500VG, 2 Kyocera PL-910s, Simply Physics Dark Star
Tonearms: Tri-Planar VII UII, SME 3012 Series II, Fulton/Glueck, various other tonearms
Cartridges: Dynavector XV-1S, Fulton RS-1 cartridges, Denon DL-103, Shure V15 III G conical, various others
Step-ups: Audio Research MCP-33 (phono pre-pre), Entre ET-200, SAEC MST-100 and Fulton MC transformers
Tuners: Marantz 10B, modified Crown FM-2, HK Citation III-X
Tape: Crown CX-822 modified

Cable Inventory

Symo, AudioQuest, Audio Research LitzLine, Fulton, MIT, homemade

Other Audio Equipment

Speakers: Apogee Divas with modified DAX active crossover, Quad ESL-63 with custom subwoofers, Fulton J Modular, various smaller speakers
Amplifiers: 2 modified Audio Research D-250 Mk II Servo amplifiers (main), various other DIY and vintage amps
Preamplifier: Audio Research PH7 phono stage, Audio Research MCP-33 (phono pre-pre), Audio Research SP-10 Mk II (phono), Audio Research LS5 MkII (line), various other DIY and vintage preamps
Digital: Abbingdon AMR DP-777 SE DAC, J River Media Player, various other DIY digital, various CD and SACD players
Miscellaneous: VPI HW-17 record cleaner
Other: Various home theater and office systems

Music Preferences

Anything but whiny country

Interests (non-headphone)

Audio design, music, outdoors activities, travel, health and fitness

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Abbingdon Music Research DP-777 Thread
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