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ESL-1

Location:

NY

Forum Post Count:

221

Join Date:

3/6/05

Last Online:

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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. Inanimate targets ONLY.

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 SR-X Mk3, Stax SR5, Stax New SR3, Kingsound KS-H1, Koss ESP950, Koss ESP9, Koss ESP6, Grado RS1 (1995), Grado PS500e, Beyer Dynamic Tesla T1, Beyer Dynamic DT-880 600 ohm double helix wired, stock Beyer Dynamic DT-880 600 ohm, Denon AH-D7100, 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, Ray Samuels Emmeline HR-2, Woo WA-3 OTL, TEAC HA-501 Dual Mono, modified Home HeadRoom, stock Home HeadRoom, Little Country LC3, Koss E90, Stax SRD-7, Stax SRD-5.

Portable Amps: Stax SRD-X, Fostex HP-V1, Go Vibe Martini, Fiio E11K Kilamanjaro.

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, Ariston Q-Deck turntable with Grado Sonata cartridge. Tandberg 3001 FM tuner, Nakamichi DR-10 3-head cassette deck, Harman Kardon CD392 3-head cassette deck, two Marantz DR-17 CD Recorders, Marantz DR-18 DVD player, Apple iTouch.

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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Grado e Series
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 9:56 pm | 2864 replies | 212004 views
Stax SR-X MK3 Pro Extreme Rare
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade Yesterday at 2:49 am | 2 replies | 67 views
TEAC HA-501 Headphone Amp
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/17/14 at 8:06pm | 96 replies | 27948 views
FS: Beyerdynamic bag
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 12/15/14 at 8:43pm | 1 replies | 62 views
FS: Stax SR-007 Omega 2 (Mark 1 / MK. 1 )
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 12/15/14 at 8:23pm | 3 replies | 639 views
STAX 007 MK1
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 12/5/14 at 8:13pm | 2 replies | 609 views
Official New York Spring Meet Sat May 2nd 2015
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Report from Fall Metro N.Y. Head Fi Meet - 11/15/14
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 11/23/14 at 5:21pm | 79 replies | 6520 views
Creating a Stax Lambda system?
ESL-1 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/18/14 at 7:50pm | 4 replies | 99 views

 

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