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on 8/31/15

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
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

Little Dot MKIII
SPL Auditor
Reviewed: Burson Soloist SL

Source Inventory

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

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

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 ELISE...(previously 6SN7 + 6AS7G/6080 prototype)
Acapella11 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/9/15 at 7:28am | 3413 replies | 93691 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 | 186 replies | 11308 views
UK 2015 Head-Fi Meet (Cambridge - Saturday 25th April)
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Audio-GD Master 9
Acapella11 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/19/15 at 2:40pm | 1113 replies | 82539 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
Acapella11 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/12/15 at 10:36am | 20725 replies | 1031226 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 | 9886 replies | 603559 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 | 1646 replies | 138968 views


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