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SMG52

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Upstate New York

Forum Post Count:

243

Join Date:

12/24/11

Last Online:

on 9/4/14

Headphone Inventory

Fostex Paradox - need a closed headphone due to living situation
Grado SR60 - don't care much for, but no reason to get rid of them
Koss KSC75 - wife mostly uses at the gym, etc.
Monoprice 8323 - at the computer
Audeze LCD-X - what can I say that hasn't already been said; fantastic headphone

Headphone Amp Inventory

Violectric V200 - match made in (my) heaven with LCD-X
O2/Odac
Fiio E10
Oppo BDP105 headphone out

Source Inventory

Oppo BDP105
Odac

Cable Inventory

Zynsonix headphone cables
Suprex
Mogami interconnects
various others

Other Audio Equipment

(The Clue) speakers
Oppo BDP 105 (play music via external hard drive, files in lossless format)
TBI Millenia amp (yes, I have two - it's that good!)


In the past have had:
Speakers:
Quad ESL 63s
Spendor SP2/3
Magneplanar MMGs (on audition)
Carolina Audio w/single 4" driver
Celestion SL600s
Various Proac models
Apogee Stages

Electronics:
Musical Fidelity A1 (recent version)
Audio Research Classic 60
Golden Tube Audio 300B SE
Wright/Sound 2A3 monoblocks
Meitner STR50 and 55
47 Labs Shigaraki
Scott Nixon 70 watt Gainclone
Berning EA230
Forte 50 watt Class A (Nelson Pass Design)
Trends Audio Tripath amp
Quicksilver GLA

Audio-Related Tweaks

TBI created (thanks Jan!) interface box that goes between amp and headphones; essential for getting the most out of the Paradox driven by the Millenia MG3

Music Preferences

Rock
Blues
Folk
Misc.

Interests (non-headphone)

meditative inquiry
playing guitar
attending Bruce Springsteen concerts when I can
seeing John Hammond live when I can
working out at the Y
watching videos with my wife

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

Lehmann acoustic guitar
Fender Squire Classic Vibe Tele
National Steel Guitar
Epiphone EL-OO acoustic guitar

SMG52's Recent Activity

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Review: Violectric HPA V200 amp
SMG52 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/29/13 at 12:22pm | 2654 replies | 267258 views
Audeze LCD-X
SMG52 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/24/13 at 7:37am | 5162 replies | 408475 views
Headphone extension cable with spades PRICE DROP!
SMG52 posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 12/23/13 at 4:17am | 2 replies | 158 views
NEW Vali Schiit AMP!!!
SMG52 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/10/13 at 5:10am | 4271 replies | 406607 views
JDS Labs O2 AMP/DAC Price Drop!
SMG52 posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 12/7/13 at 8:57am | 0 replies | 499 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
SMG52 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/25/13 at 3:43am | 4519 replies | 260521 views

 

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