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Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD 800 (Norne Draug v2)
Audeze LCD-XC

Hifiman HE-500 (Norse Skuld 4, v2)
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

Chord Mojo

Audiolab M-DAC
Beresford Caiman
Musical Fidelity M1

Cable Inventory

In use:
Wireworld Nano Platinum, 3.5 mm to RCA
M2Tech HiFace 2 USB to Coax converter + QED Performance Audio Coax cable

In stash:
Viablue NF-S1 Quattro Silver XLR. large stage, fine treble detail
Charleston Cable Company UP-OCC RCA; transparent and quite wet
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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2017 UK Head-Fi Meet (April 2nd @ Milton Keynes)
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    Power Inspired AG500 Power Regenerator review
    Acapella11 posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 9/7/16 at 1:26pm | 8 replies | 5523 views
    Feliks-Audio ELISE...(previously 6SN7 + 6AS7G/6080 prototype)
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