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Magick Man

Daddy Warbucks


East Coast, USA

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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-007 early Mk1
STAX 4070
Sony MDR-R10
Audeze LCD-X
Fostex TH900
Grado HP-1000 HP-2 (balanced termination)
Sennheiser HE60 (STAX termination)
Audeze LCD-XC
HE Audio Jade (late production)
HiFiMAN HE-6 (balanced termination)
Fostex TH600
Koss ESP/950 (STAX termination)
Sennheiser HD800 (balanced termination)
Fostex T50RP - Rastapants modded
Grado PS500 w/ bagels (balanced termination)
Denon AH-D5000 (last rev, damped, J$ pads, and balanced termination)
Beyerdynamic T1 (balanced termination)
AKG K240 Sextett
Yamaha YH-100
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
Philips on-ear headset for Android
MB Quart QP220
AKG K422
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)
HeadAmp Blue Hawaii SE (stock Philips tubes)
Eddie Current Balancing Act (duo KR Audio PX4)
Audio-gd Master 9
Schiit Mjolnir
Fostex HP-P1
Kenwood Basic M2A
V-MODA Vamp Versa
HiFiMAN EF-5 (Mullard M8136 & OPA627s)
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 Gold w/ Voltikus
Weiss MAN301 network transport w/ DAC202 board
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
iPod Classic
iPhone 5S
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
LG G Pad 8.3
My self-built Hackintosh running Win7 64 and 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
Wilson Watt/Puppy Series 8
Accuphase E-560
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

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Audez'e LCD-X
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