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About Me:

Audio is a main hobby, I got back into serious headphone listening in the mid '90's.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Competition precision airgun target shooting.

What I do for a living:

I have been in the home audio business since 1971.

Headphone Inventory

AKG K1000, Stax SR-Sigma, Stax SR-407 Signature, Stax SR-Lambda, Stax SRX Mk3, Stax SR5, Stax New SR3, Kingsound KS-H1, Koss ESP950, Koss ESP9, Koss ESP6, Grado RS1 (1995), Grado SR60e, Beyer Dynamic DT-880 600 ohm double helix wired, stock Beyer Dynamic DT-880 600 ohm, Sennheiser HD600, AKG Q701, AKG K340 (vintage), AKG K240 Sextett (vintage), Sony PFR-V1, Audio Technica ATH-AD770X, Sennheiser HD414 (vintage), Sennheiser HD414 Signature reissue, Sennheiser HD424, Martin Logan Mikros 90, Grado iGrado, Grado GR10, Denon AH-C400, Paradigm e3m, Martin Logan Mikros 70, Koss PortaPro, Koss KSC75.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Stax SRM-006T, Stax SRM-T1, Stax SRM-1, Woo WMA-3 OTL, TEAC HA-501 Dual Mono, modified Home HeadRoom, stock Home HeadRoom, Little Country LC3, Koss E90, Stax SRD-X, Stax SRD-7, Stax SRD-5.

Source Inventory

Theta Data Basic II transport, Theta DSPro Basic III DAC. Fons International turntable with Dynavector DV505 tonearm, Grado Signature 7 cartridge with Grado Reference stylus assembly, Grado Sonata cartridge. Tandberg 3001 FM tuner, Nakamichi DR-10 3-head cassette deck, Harman Kardon CD392 3-head cassette deck, Marantz DR17 CD Recorder, Marantz DV17 DVD.

Cable Inventory

Audioquest Anaconda turntable interconnect, Audioquest Python, Audioquest Viper.

Power-Related Components

Adcom ACE515 power conditioner.

Other Audio Equipment

Musical Fidelity A1 integrated amp, Harbeth LS 3/5A BBC monitors, Polk DSW Micro3000 subwoofer.

Quad ESL (57) electrostatic speakers, Sequerra ribbon tweeters, NY Audio Labs NB1 preamp, Adcom GFP750 preamp, Dynaco Stereo 70 amp, Dahlquist LP1 electronic crossover, Dahlquist DQ1W sub, Paragon E series sub amp.
Parasound Zpre2, Nad 902, Yamaha AST1 servo feedback system,
Harman Kardon PA2100.

Music Preferences

Pretty universal but classical, jazz and rock are mainstays.

Interests (non-headphone)

Competition airgun shooting and collecting. Collect radios and die cast model cars.

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Sony PFR-V1 (eu/ww)
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 7/9/14 at 8:41pm | 2 replies | 337 views
AUDIO TECHNICA ATH-A900X as New in Box (Sold PF)
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 7/7/14 at 9:34pm | 4 replies | 173 views
TEAC HA-501 Headphone Amp
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/6/14 at 8:33pm | 83 replies | 21185 views
Grado e Series
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/6/14 at 11:19am | 1030 replies | 65290 views
NEW ATH-AD900X in box
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 7/5/14 at 9:42am | 2 replies | 247 views
Stax SRM-006t (Earlier batch with worldwide voltage supply)
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 6/21/14 at 9:56pm | 2 replies | 214 views
KingSound KS-H1 Electrostatic Headphones Like New
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/12/14 at 4:09pm | 2 replies | 218 views
GRADO SR225i - Like NEW Condition w/ Original Box (SOLD)
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 5/25/14 at 7:59pm | 0 replies | 137 views


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