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||I like all forms of high end audio. Home/car/DJ/portable/ headphones
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||grand touring cars
wood turtles turtles
|What I do for a living:
||high altitude wind power design.
||Ha! almost nothing. I tend to sell what I don't use.
I have had:
Sennheiser HD600, HD650,
Koss Porta pro
AKG 240 (yuck)
Ultrasone edition 9's with APS v3 recable (colored but with a good sound stage and great bass output)
I have listened to a ton of headphones... most leave me uninterested. I liked the Stax Omega a lot. I Also like the HD800's and HD600 with recable.
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||TTVJ Millet hybrid portable tube amplifier.
Lynx studios Hilo (great HF soundstage-recessed vocals)
Wadia 121 (glare glare glare)
Arcam rDAC (uggh!)
Meridian Explorer (good for the $$)
Denon Cd player DCD-1800 (1983)
Tandberg 3014a (best cassette tape deck ever)
Mitsubishi LT-30 linear tracking turntable
Goldmund Studio with T3f arm
(4) Bryston 4b
Mitsubishi DA-R20 (pretty looking but it was junk)
Marantz receiver 2270 (I miss that, might buy it again for nostalgia)
Stanton VRM-10 (DJ mixer tube)
monster cable Alpha 2 (suprisingly good)
Koetsu Rosewood signature
Stanton 680EL (Dj)
Audio Logic 3 way (junk) I was a stupid kid.
AR powered partners (pretty good)
infinity RSM monitors 1980's (crap)
Pyramid Metronome 3 (by Dick Sequerra- very good)
Quad ESL -63 (Great midrange and depth)
Infinity Reference Standard RS1'a (excellent)
Entec SW-1 subwoofers (best I have heard)
Magneplanar Tympani 1D
Pro-Ac Response 1SC (nice if set up well with ARC VT100MKII)
Audioengine A2 and A5 (both real disappointments)
Apogee Centurions (two way ribbon monitors)
Totem model 1 (only good for female vocals)
REL R-328 subwoofer (ehh)
Rel Storm subwoofer (mistake)
Wadia 860x with Great Northern Sound Statement level upgrade (still 20 years later one ofhte most accurate I have ever heard)
MSB Analog DAC with Analog DAC POWER BASE, UMT+ Transport with DUAL Power Supply BASE
Hegel HD2 and Hegel HD25
Turntable: for DJ Technics 1200 MKII
Technics dz1200 (2) modified
Nakamichi TP-1200 MKII special shop remote pre-amp tuner
Apogee Mini DAC with firewire- Now HEGEL HD2 and HD25
McInotsh MEN 456 5 way 4 channel electronic crossover
(3) MEQ 452 parametric Equalizers 4 channel 6 band
MEQ 450 parametric Equalizers 4 channel 3 band
MEN 455 5 way 4 channel electronic crossover
(3) MEC 459 Parametric corssover eq controllers
MEC 456 EQ controller
McIntosh in dash car meters MPM 4000
Ipad Air 128GB
(2) McIntosh MC4000M 1000 watt 6 channel amps
(2) McIntosh MCC80 2 x 40 watt amps
Scan Speak 12M Revelator midrange
1.5 inch dome tweeters
4 6.5" midbasses in doors
1994 E500 Mercedes upgraded alternator and 2 batteries.
Nakamichi Music Bank CNC 2000
Nakamichi Music bank MB-9
Analysis plus 12 guage speaker wire.
Special AMP connectors make 64 connections at once. Amps come out for Djing on snow, boats ski houses etc...
I don't play it very loud.... but it can play extremely loud and clean. I feel foolish showing it to people as it is embarrassing. I think people think I am insane....until they hear it. heh heh.
Audio Research VS 100 with Great Northern Sound modifications
VAC PHI 200 (2)
Chapman T-7 with "Double walled refraction cabinets)
Magneplanar Tympani IV-a
Magneplanar Tympani 1D
Infinity Reference Standard RS1-b
Entec SW-1 (2)
Genelec s30D (digital studio powered ribbon monitors - for DJ monitors)
||MIT Oracle SHD 220 bi wire
MIT MA-X SHD (interconnect)
MIT USB cable
MIT music hose (old stuff)
Monstercable Alpha 2
AudioQuest Lapis (oldie but a goodie)
DH labs Q-10 (for demo speakers)
DH Labs Revelation (for demo speakers)
Nordost Red Dawn
Nordost Blue Heaven Coaxial digital cable
Nordost White Lighting speaker cable (for portable systems)
Analysis Plus 12 gauge oval
Headphones Ultrasone edition 9: APS V3
||MIT Z Duplex Super
MIT Z Powerbar
DH Labs Red Wave power cables on Genelec s30D speakers which transformed them into a world class speaker...amazing... but it seems to be component specific.
|Other Audio Equipment
||Ean Golden arcade edition Vestax VCI-100 (everyone should own one....REALLLY! )
||Audio Magic fuses, Cryroing some cables, using
||Anything but country... just never properly introduced yet.
||Fly Boarding, snowboarding (google Gilmour Doppler), Skateboarding (I was a world champion), turtle training (it is a slow process), High altitude wind power deign.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||My custom Electric skateboard , Draco flashlight, Al-mar knives,
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