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Acapella11

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London, UK

Forum Post Count:

638

Join Date:

4/12/12

Last Online:

on 5/9/15

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD 800 (Norne Draug v2)
Hifiman HE-500 (Norse Skuld v2, Brainwavz HM5 Velour Pads)



Gone:
AKG Q701
AKG K501

Headphone Amp Inventory

Questyle CMA800

Little Dot MKIVSE; always fun to roll some tubes and especially with great results like here.
Tubes currently used from my stash:
- Power tubes
Westinghouse 6SN7GTB (black base, grey/white mica) /w adapter /HD800 only, this is my favourite LD combination at the moment
Tung Sol 5687 WA /w adapter
- Driver tubes
Siemens C3GS via adapter


Gone:
Little Dot MKIII
SPL Auditor
Reviewed: Burson Soloist SL

Source Inventory

Audiolab M-DAC (filter mostly used: Optimal Spectrum)


Gone:
Beresford Caiman
Musical Fidelity M1

Cable Inventory

Viablue NF-S1 Quattro Silver XLR. large stage, fine treble detail /w Questyle CMA800
Charleston Cable Company UP-OCC RCA; transparent and quite wet. /w LD MKIVSE

In use: M2Tech HiFace 2 USB to Coax converter + QED Performance Audio Coax Cable (most ambience perception)
In stash:
Chord Silver plus USB harder than the one below, better dynamics
Chord Optichord; larger stage but a not as accurately imaging as the one above

Gone:
Linn Silver RCA; transparent and relatively dry

Power-Related Components

Isotek Titan (MK I)
Power Inspired AG500
The best combination is to filter the output of the AG500 with the Isotek Titan.

Copper-Line Alpha ONE Power Cables

Audio-Related Tweaks

Jriver Media Player /w WASAPI

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Feliks-Audio...6SN7 + 6AS7G/6080 prototype
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/9/15 at 7:28am | 1617 replies | 52501 views
Cambridge meet impressions, 25 April 2015
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 4/27/15 at 1:31pm | 184 replies | 10190 views
UK 2015 Head-Fi Meet (Cambridge - Saturday 25th April)
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 4/23/15 at 2:45pm | 980 replies | 30758 views
Audio-GD Master 9
Acapella11 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/19/15 at 2:40pm | 1094 replies | 74419 views
CanJam London 2015 Is Official! August 29-30, 2015!
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 4/19/15 at 2:13pm | 352 replies | 28588 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
Acapella11 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/12/15 at 10:36am | 19136 replies | 933099 views
Little Dot Tube Amps: Vacuum Tube Rolling Guide
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/7/15 at 4:07am | 9690 replies | 550517 views
Norne Audio (Was: Norse Audio): Feedback & Impression Thread
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 2/14/15 at 4:26pm | 1478 replies | 121802 views

 

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