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Amictus

Location:

East Finchley, London, UK

Forum Post Count:

163

Join Date:

2/4/12

Last Online:

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About Me:

It's a dangerous world. Trust no-one! Music is the only safe place, apart from the rabbit hole.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Classical music.
Food. Wine (Burgundy). Languages (French, German). Literature.

What I do for a living:

Vicar (Episcopalian Minister).

Headphone Inventory

AKG Q701 black
Sennheiser HD800
Sennheiser HD 650
Sennheiser HD 485
Grado SR-60i
Shure E4C-N.
Bose Triport IE.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Lehmann Linear SE
Schiit Lyr
Lovely Cube Premium Headphone amplifier
FiiO E7 Portable Headphone DAC Amplifier. (Now given to son Tom, along with a pair of Sennheiser HD598s).

Source Inventory

Schiit Gungnir
Audiolab M-DAC
Meridian Explorer
Computers, including Samsung Series 7 Gaming laptop (I don't game, I listen!) MediaMonkey and Foobar2000.
Creative SB Fatal1ty titanium in desktop.
Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Sony NWZ-1060 Android powered Walkman
iPod Classic 120GB.
iPod Nano 8GB.
HTC One.
Audiolab 8000A amp.
Audiolab M-DAC.
Oppo BD-103EU with Russ Andrews PowerKord-300 power cable

Cable Inventory

Russ Andrews cable upgrade for Q701
Russ Andrews cable upgrade for HD 650
Kimber Kable Silver Streak interconnect for Gungnir to Linear SE
Chord ChameleonPlus cable for Audiolab M-DAC to Lyr
Russ Andrews D-60 digital interconnect for Oppo to Gungnir
Russ Andrews Powerkord-300 mains cables for the Oppo 103, Gungnir and Linear SE
Audioquest Cinnamon USB cable for laptop to Gungnir

Other Audio Equipment

Quad 44/405 pre-power combination
B&W 802s (first generation)
Naim CD5i

Thorens TD160 Super with Mission 774 arm
Shure V15-V cartridge
Audiolab 8000-A amp
Sony CDP XE-370 through the following
Audiolab 8000DAC (the partner 8000CDM failed)
Proac Reference 1 loudspeakers

Music Preferences

Classical: Wagner, Mahler, Bruckner, Brahms, Schubert, Shostakovich, Debussy, Stravinsky, Berg, Sibelius, Boulez, Bach, Mozart, Haydn...
Leonard Cohen
Tom Waits
French Chanson

Interests (non-headphone)

Languages, especially French (very good) and German (very bad), poetry, literature., wine (Burgundy), food.

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Grado RS1i Appreciation thread
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 2:43 am | 1074 replies | 67955 views
Grado Fan Club!
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/17/14 at 4:39pm | 13944 replies | 482271 views
Sennheiser HD650 Appreciation Thread!!
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/17/14 at 5:50am | 16997 replies | 1060226 views
The (new) HD800 Appreciation Thread
Amictus posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/13/14 at 11:11pm | 10027 replies | 405854 views
Which Grados?
Amictus posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 4/13/14 at 3:31pm | 47 replies | 2176 views
Schiit Owners Unite
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/11/14 at 12:26am | 5108 replies | 257806 views
Should I Get Grado SR-1's ???
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/9/14 at 11:11pm | 18 replies | 4501 views
Lehmann Audio Linear SE
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/7/14 at 11:58am | 27 replies | 5803 views
Lehmann Rhinelander... Finally Happy...
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/6/14 at 6:47am | 9 replies | 3943 views
Show us your Head-Fi station at it's current state. No old pictures please...
Amictus posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/5/14 at 1:10pm | 17863 replies | 2235359 views

 

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