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Headphone Inventory

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

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
Sylvania JAN 6SN7WGT (brown base) /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

Little Dot MKIII
SPL Auditor
Reviewed: Burson Soloist SL

Source Inventory

Audiolab M-DAC (filters mostly used: Minimum Phase, rather with the HD800, and Optimal Spectrum, rather with the HE-500)

Beresford Caiman
Musical Fidelity M1

Cable Inventory

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

Chord Silver plus USB (currently used)harder than the one below, better dynamics
Chord Optichord; larger stage but a not as accurately imaging as the one above

Linn Silver RCA; transparent and relatively dry

Power-Related Components

Power Inspired AG500
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) 3/18/15 at 3:07pm | 943 replies | 31394 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
Acapella11 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/12/15 at 10:36am | 17728 replies | 839944 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 | 9408 replies | 502456 views
Norne Audio (Was: Norse Audio): Feedback & Impression Thread
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Audeze EL-8: The EL-8 is a must-hear at CES 2015
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The Little Dot Mk IV / SE Appreciation Thread
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/21/14 at 8:22am | 497 replies | 69742 views
Little Dot MKIII Tube Rolling
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/13/14 at 9:36am | 2927 replies | 371233 views


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