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About Me:

Organizer of the 2009 & 2015 UK Head-Fi meets

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

My other expensive hobby is ultra distance cycling & racing

What I do for a living:

IT geek

Headphone Inventory

Hifiman HE-1000 + Forza Audioworks Noir Hybrid
Hifiman HE-560 + Norne Draug 2 XLR
Noble Savant
Sennheiser HD600 + Cablepro Panorama XLR
Sennheiser HD25-1 + HD600 cable

Previous Headphones:
Sennheiser HD800 + Moon Audio Blue Dragon XLR
MrSpeakers Alpha Prime (balanced)
Grado HF2
Headphile woody/recabled Alessandro MS2
Koa Darth Beyers
Shure E500 PTH (cables broke - of course)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Solid State -- Wells Audio Enigma
Tubez -- Cary Xciter w/ EAT KT88 & ECC083
Pulse X Infinity + LPS

Vintage amps:
Luxman SQ570X (early 1970s vintage)
Luxman R-1120 (late 1970s vintage)

Previous amps:
Woo Audio WA22 (full upgrades)
Mapletree Ear+ HD2
Naim Headline 2
Pro-Ject Headbox

Source Inventory

Metrum Hex (with UpTone USB Regen)
DiDiT DAC212
Light Harmonic Geek Pulse X Infinity + LPS
Raspberry Pi 3 running Roon Bridge
Synology NAS with Roon and JRiver front ends on an ASUS G751 laptop

Squeezebox Touch + CI Audio VDC-SB
Squeezebox 3 (x2)
Little Dot CD Transport
iPod Touch

Cable Inventory

Forza Noir Hybrid XLR + various pigtails
Norne Draug 2 XLR
Cablepro Panorama XLR
Supra 2.0 USB
Moon Audio Silver Dragon 1/4" to 3.5mm adapter
Bogdan Silver Spirit RCA
MAC Silver RCA
Light Harmonic 1G / 2G
Nordost digital coax
Chord Prodac

Other Audio Equipment


Audio-Related Tweaks


Music Preferences

All sorts! Jazz, Progressive Rock, Electronic and most of what's in between :-)

Interests (non-headphone)

Ultra-endurance cycling

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Singular Pegasus custom Ti 29er singlespeed
Salsa Selma singlespeed
Cannondale Supersix EVO Himod Red
Lemond Victoire
Landescape custom tandem
...and a load of other bikes :-)

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Pictures of your computer rigs! Post them here!
pedalhead posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/12/16 at 10:59am | 10080 replies | 3200513 views
Show us your Head-Fi station at it's current state. No old pictures please...
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Roon is live
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All things Metrum Acoustics
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Echobox Audio LIVE on IndieGoGo!!
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Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
pedalhead posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/21/16 at 1:35am | 7902 replies | 591329 views
Seiun player, $150 player with monster spec. Too good to be true?
pedalhead posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/18/16 at 1:15am | 971 replies | 81294 views
Geek Pulse: Geek desktop DAC/AMP by Light Harmonics
pedalhead posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 2/17/16 at 4:47am | 11530 replies | 750587 views
Favourite albums, 2015...
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