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||East Coast, USA
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||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:
||In rough approximation of preference:
STAX SR-007 early Mk1
Fostex TH900 (balanced termination)
Grado HP-1000 HP-2 (balanced termination)
Sennheiser HE60 (STAX termination)
HiFiMAN HE-6 (balanced termination)
Koss ESP/950 (STAX termination)
Sennheiser HD800 (balanced termination)
Fostex T50RP - Rastapants modded (balanced termination)
Grado PS500 w/ bagels (balanced termination)
Denon AH-D5000 (last rev, damped, J$ pads, and balanced termination)
Beyerdynamic T1 (balanced termination)
AKG K240 Sextett
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Ed.
Sennheiser HD650 (silver drivers) (balanced termination)
Grado SR-60i (taped bowls and mesh mod)
V-MODA True Blood V-80
MB Quart QP220
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 Gold w/ Voltikus
Woo WES (quad Shuguang 50yrs Treasure "Black Bottle" 6CA7-Z)
Eddie Current Balancing Act (duo KR Audio PX4)
Kenwood Basic M2A
HiFiMAN EF-5 (Mullard M8136 & OPA627s)
CMoy RA1 (JRC4556 dual op-amp, 18V rechargeable, in Ouija tin)
Little Dot I+ (Voskhod 6J1Ps & OPA2107)
Yaqin MC5881A - Wife's
||Antelope Audio Zodiac Gold w/ Voltikus
Weiss MAN301 network transport w/ DAC202 board
Linn Sondek Unidisk 2.1
Little Dot DAC I
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 Hackintosh running Win7 64 and OS X
||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 Watt/Puppy Series 8
Wilson Watch Center Series 2
McIntosh MC60 (x2) (NOS `56 Genalex/Mullard KT88s)
Integra Research RDC-7.1
Integra Research RDA-7
B&W CDS6s (x4)
Swan Diva 2.1s
Monitor Silver RX1s
Custom EBS aligned sub with dual 15" Titanic MkIII drivers and 1000W amp, tuned to 12Hz (aka. The Fridge)
||Anything but Hip Hop, Rap, and modern Country
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
Too many to conveniently list. Ask, I may have one.
Wife's micro/mini car collection
1968 Morris Mini Cooper S, white & black w/ Caribbean blue int.
1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite, BRG w/ tan int.
1959 Fiat 500 Bianchina cabriolet, red & white w/ red and white int.
1959 Nash Metropolitan, midnight blue & white w/ white & blue int.
1956 BMW Isetta 300, cherry red & white, w/ red & white int.
1950 Crosley Super Sport, cream w/ red int.
1941 Fiat 500 Topolino, midnight blue & sky blue w/ sky blue int.
2008 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy custom
2006 Von Dutch Kustom Dutch Angel w/ sidecar
1970 Vespa 150cc w/ sidecar
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Funny comments from the forums.
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What if you could only have one headphone....or two. What would you choose?
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Fostex TH900 Impressions & Discussion Thread
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