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North Carolina mountains, USA

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on 12/16/14

About Me:

47 yr old man, suffer from myalgic encephalomyelitis, partially bed-bounds me, among other pains

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

The outdoors, gardening, nature, science, astronomy and space-weather, reading.

What I do for a living:

I was a glassblower (offhand) until 2006, when I became disabled. Dabble in oil painting and music.

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD2 Bamboo, Sony MDR-V6

I recently replaced the Sony ear-pads with Beyerdynamic EDT 250 Velour Padded Earcushions - they feel great! Feel like new cans.

In ear: Shure EC2

Headphone Amp Inventory

Woo Audio WA6-SE, Schiit Valhalla, FiiO E17 Alpen.

Source Inventory

Pioneer SX-650 Receiver
Sony CDP CE-415 CD changer
Technics SLB-3 TT
Pioneer PL-514 TT
Rolls VP29 phono preamp
Sony TC-WE635 cassette deck

Macbook Pro
iPod Touch 2g
iBook G4
iPod Shuffle 2g
iPod 1g
iMac SE G3

Cable Inventory

Double Helix - Molecule OCC for LCD2 (copper) - it's great with the LCD2, both feel and function.

Power-Related Components


Other Audio Equipment

Infinity RS7 loudspeakers
Infinity powered subwoofer
M-audio M30 powered monitors
Rolls VP29 phono preamp

Music Preferences

Jazz, Classical, Soul, Classic Rock, Indian Classical, 70s popular/Rock, NWOBHM, "old Metal", Binaural recordings, The Derek Trucks Band.

Interests (non-headphone)

Life in between listening to music.

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

Mac gear. Herman Miller Eames lounge chair and ottoman.

solserenade's Recent Activity

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Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
solserenade posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/27/13 at 6:02am | 32923 replies | 1536748 views
Mac OS X Music Players - alternatives to iTunes
solserenade posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/24/13 at 9:22am | 2747 replies | 381356 views
New Audeze LCD3
solserenade posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/20/13 at 9:05pm | 10125 replies | 714065 views
The Accudio app by golden ears, a headphone revolution.
solserenade posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 7/15/13 at 7:05pm | 200 replies | 46015 views
FiiO E17 "ALPEN" - First Impression + Final Thought
solserenade posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 7/15/13 at 6:54pm | 6629 replies | 786212 views
Schiit Owners Unite
solserenade posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/15/13 at 6:42pm | 8986 replies | 465340 views
Woo Audio WA6 + WA6SE: Tubes, Comments, Pictures, and Advice
solserenade posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/11/13 at 2:45pm | 1976 replies | 136731 views
tube rolling for Woo WA6-SE
solserenade posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/10/13 at 1:01am | 19 replies | 3981 views
Calling All "Vintage" Integrated/Receiver Owners
solserenade posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 6/29/13 at 6:32pm | 14167 replies | 978123 views


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