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Location:

Oxford, UK

Forum Post Count:

1610

Join Date:

10/6/05

Last Online:

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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

Wells Audio Enigma
DiDiT DAC212
Pulse X Infinity

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
Synology NAS with Roon and JRiver front ends on an ASUS G751 laptop
Geek Out 450
CI Audio VDA2 / VAC1 DAC/PSU
CI Audio VDA1 / VAC1 DAC/PSU
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

http://www.blu-ray.com/community/...

Audio-Related Tweaks

Q-Tips

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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Roon is live
pedalhead posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/15/16 at 1:23am | 106 replies | 7768 views
All things Metrum Acoustics
pedalhead posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/5/16 at 7:57am | 51 replies | 3022 views
Show us your Head-Fi station at it's current state. No old pictures please...
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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 | 7612 replies | 570428 views
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pedalhead posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/18/16 at 1:15am | 860 replies | 70573 views
Geek Pulse: Geek desktop DAC/AMP by Light Harmonics
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Favourite albums, 2015...
pedalhead posted in this thread in Music 12/27/15 at 8:30am | 6 replies | 274 views
The Delta-Sigma and R-2R debate, anyone found the musical truth?
pedalhead posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/6/15 at 12:42am | 54 replies | 1604 views
Tidal Lossless Streaming
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