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Magick Man

Daddy Warbucks

Location:

East Coast, USA

Forum Post Count:

6416

Join Date:

1/4/12

About Me:

The details of my life are quite inconsequential.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Reading, collecting books, massive petrolhead, Hi-Fi, Head-Fi, playing guitar and piano.

What I do for a living:

Cocking about; Investor/Philanthropist, classic car restoration

Headphone Inventory

In rough approximation of preference:

STAX SR-009
Sennheiser HD800S (balanced termination)
STAX SR-007 early Mk1
STAX SR-Omega
STAX 4070
HiFiMan HE-1000
Sony MDR-R10
STAX SR-L700
Audeze LCD-X
Audeze LCD-XC
HiFiMAN HE-6 (balanced termination)
HE Audio Jade (late production)
Sennheiser HE60 (STAX termination)
Sennheiser HD800 (balanced termination)
Oppo PM-1
Koss ESP/950 (STAX termination)
Fostex TH900
Beyerdynamic DT1770 Pro
HiFiMan HE-560
Grado HP-1000 HP-2 (balanced termination)
Fostex THX00
Fostex T50RP - Rastapants modded
Beyerdynamic T1 (balanced termination)
Grado PS500 w/ bagels (balanced termination)
Denon AH-D5000 (last rev, damped, J$ pads, and balanced termination)
NAD VISO HP50
STAX SR-003
Yamaha YH-100
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Ed.
Sennheiser HD650 (silver drivers) (balanced termination)
AKG K240 Sextett
MB Quart QP220
Grado SR-60i (taped bowls and mesh mod)
V-MODA True Blood V-80
Philips on-ear headset for Android
AKG K422
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Denon AH-D7000 (markl mod) - Wife's
House of Marley Exodus - Wife's
Sennheiser HD598 - Wife's

Headphone Amp Inventory

Cary Audio SLI-80 Signature F1 (quad vintage Genalex Gold Lion KT88s)
Antelope Audio Zodiac Platinum w/ Voltikus
HeadAmp Blue Hawaii SE (stock Philips tubes)
Eddie Current Balancing Act (duo KR Audio PX4)
Eddie Current Electra w/ Jentzen silver caps & matched `62 Telefunken EL34s
Audio-gd Master 9
Schiit Mjolnir
Grace Design m9XX
STAX SRM-717
Fostex HP-P1
Kenwood Basic M2A
HeadAmp Pico Slim
V-MODA Vamp
V-MODA Vamp Versa
HiFiMAN EF-5 (Mullard M8136 & OPA627s)
Woo WEE
Matrix CUBE
Schiit Magni
Objective2/ODAC combo
CMoy RA1 (JRC4556 dual op-amp, 18V rechargeable, in Ouija tin)
Little Dot I+ (Voskhod 6J1Ps & OPA2107)
Yaqin MC5881A - Wife's

Source Inventory

Antelope Audio Zodiac Platinum w/ Voltikus
Weiss MAN301 network transport w/ DAC202 board
Grace Design m9XX
Linn Sondek Unidisk 2.1
Audioquest Dragonfly
Onkyo P-3000R
Fostex HP-P1
Little Dot DAC I
Matrix CUBE
Schiit Modi
Pioneer Elite PD-F17 CD changer
McIntosh MT10 w/ Clearaudio Stradivari V2 cart
Denon DP-62L turntable w/ Stanton 681 EEE Mk III cart
MS Phonomena II phono preamp
Cambridge iD100 iPod/iPad dock
ASUS Xonar Essence ST
My self-built 5960X Hackintosh running OS X

Cable Inventory

Self-built interconnects using 22AWG silver with PTFE dielectric
Audioquest Gibraltar speaker cables
Transparent MusicLink Ultra RCA interconnects
Transparent Premium PowerLink
Various Monoprice, AR, and Blue Jeans cables

Other Audio Equipment

Wilson Alexandria X-2 S2
Wilson WATCH Center S3
Wilson WATCH WM surrounds (x4)
McIntosh MX151
McIntosh MC60 (x2) (NOS `56 Genalex/Mullard KT88s)
McIntosh MC601 (X2)
McIntosh MC402
McIntosh MC205
OPPO BDP-105
Wilson Watt/Puppy Series 8
Accuphase E-560
OPPO BDP-93
Integra Research RDC-7.1
Integra Research RDA-7
McIntosh MA6100
B&W N802s
B&W CDS6s (x4)
Swan Diva 2.1s
Sony CDP-C85ES
Monitor Silver RX1s
Marantz 2240B
Custom EBS aligned sub with dual 15" Titanic MkIII drivers and 1000W amp, tuned to 12Hz (aka. The Fridge)

Music Preferences

Anything but Hip Hop, Rap, and modern Country

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

Cars: Quite a few

The Uber Hackintosh/PC:

Intel 6950X @4.8Ghz, 1.37v
LD Cooling PC-V10 Phase Change custom chassis
ASUS Rampage V Extreme 2011-v3 motherboard
64GB Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 @3600MHz
2x 1.2TB Intel 750 NVMe PCI-E SSD
4x 4TB Western Digital Black HDDs in RAID 10
3x SLI Asus ROG Poseidon 980TIs in EK WC loop
PowerColor Devil HDX PCI-E sound card
3x Acer Predator X34 displays

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Grace Design x Massdrop m9XX DAC/Amp Review: First Impressions
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The Deals DISCUSSION Thread (READ THE FIRST POST!!!)
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Audeze SINE Series
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Schiit Mjolnir headphone amplifier
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Sennheiser HD800 S Impressions Thread (read first post for summary)
Magick Man posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/17/16 at 11:07am | 1464 replies | 120443 views
An audiophile and petrolhead's journal: Buckle up!
Magick Man posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 4/10/16 at 12:11pm | 9497 replies | 248266 views
Sennheiser HD800S Unveiled!
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Headphone Burn-in
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Schiit Mjolnir 2 Listening Impressions
Magick Man posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/26/16 at 7:07am | 1410 replies | 147709 views

 

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