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Cape Town, South Africa

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3 days, 11 hours ago

About Me:

Rehabilitated Head-Fier

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What I do for a living:

Systems Analyst

Headphone Inventory

Hifiman HE-500 modded with Focus Pads and custom cable
Yamaha EPH-100
Sennheiser PMX685i

Philips Fidelio L1, Westone 4; Grado RS1i, SR325is; Sennheiser HD580, HD595, HD448; Shure SE310; Nuforce NE-7M

Headphone Amp Inventory

None :(

Violectric HPA V100, Emotiva Mini-X A-100, Project Sunrise II, Lehmann Black Cube Linear, Fiio E5, JDS Labs CMoy v1.03

Source Inventory

Tidal Music Streaming / Audirvana+
Audiophilleo 2
Theta Digital DS Pro Generation III (recapped)
Resonessence Labs Concero

Audioquest Dragonfly v1.0 & 1.2, PS Audio NuWave DAC, Audiolab M-DAC, Asus Essence STX, Musiland Monitor 01

Cable Inventory

Wireworld Ultraviolet & Kimber B-Bus Cu USB
Custom RCA cables, Tributaries Series 8
Charleston Cable Company UPOCC Hifiman headphone cable

Power-Related Components

UPS backup for frequent power cuts...
Clearline voltage regulator for Hi-Fi

Other Audio Equipment

B&W MM-1
KEF R500 speakers
Velodyne SPL-1200 Ultra
NuPrime IDA-16
Yamaha RX-A3010
Musical Fidelity A5

Music Preferences

Alternative, Jazz, Indie, Classical, Prog & Classic Rock, 80s Metal, Electronic

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography, Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Electronics and embedded computing.

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

13" Macbook Air

daerron's Recent Activity

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Does anyone have experience with the Kef LS50?
daerron posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 3/29/16 at 10:55am | 246 replies | 152669 views
Vintage/Current R2R DAC Owners Discussion, Insight, and Review Thread
daerron posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 10/15/15 at 3:26am | 831 replies | 48816 views
Resonessence Labs Concero discussion/review thead
daerron posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/9/15 at 4:36am | 2194 replies | 200836 views
Audiophilleo 1 and 2 USB to S/PDIF transport
daerron posted in this thread in Computer Audio 9/7/15 at 2:47am | 1207 replies | 140235 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
daerron posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/17/15 at 12:08am | 2742 replies | 323163 views
Headphones for metal music - ultimate solution
daerron posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/16/15 at 9:14am | 4546 replies | 226555 views
Review: Violectric HPA V200 amp
daerron posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/15/15 at 3:04pm | 2836 replies | 350932 views
Denon AH-MM400
daerron posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/9/15 at 10:27am | 1005 replies | 87154 views
Oppo PM-3 : The Portable Planar - Impressions
daerron posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 8/5/15 at 1:34pm | 4430 replies | 424176 views


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daerron's Lists

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My Sources 11 Source Components
Last Updated 8/9/15
Headphones 13 Headphones
Last Updated 1/19/15
My Headamps 6 Headphone Amps
Last Updated 8/2/13

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