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zolkis

Location:

Finland

Forum Post Count:

719

Join Date:

4/24/12

Last Online:

14 hours, 5 minutes ago

About Me:

I prefer good speakers over good headphones.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Loudspeaker building (sic!)

What I do for a living:

Phones OS.

Headphone Inventory

Owned (in decreasing order of preference):
Stax SR-007 Mk1 + 009 ear pads (modded filling)
Stax SR-009
modded Fostex TH900
Stax SR-507
Sennheiser HD-598
AKG 601
Bose QC-15 (for flights)
Grado SR-80

Familiar with (in decreasing order of preference):
modded Stax 007 Mk1
Stax SR-009
Stax L700
modded Fostex TH900
stock Stax 007 Mk1
Stax SR-507
Sennheiser HD800 (late models)
Hifiman HE-6
stock Fostex TH900
AKG 812
Audeze LCD-3
Audeze LCD-X
Fostex TH-600
Grado PS-1000
Audeze LCD-XC
Grado GS-1000
Audeze LCD-2 rev2
Hifiman HE-500
Grado RS1
Audio Technica W1000, W3000
Denon D7000, D5000
AKG 701, 702, 601

Headphone Amp Inventory

Alisca Orange pre/headamp (jack + Stax Pro) + source switcher + Alps RK50 + TDA1541 DAC
Stax SRM-323S
Primaluna with Valve Art EL34 + Stax SRD-7

Source Inventory

Marantz CD10 with new internal NOS TDA1541 DAC
Sony XA-50 with new internal NOS PCM56 DAC
Panasonic BD-player + NuForce AVP (multichannel DAC)
Mac Mini via M-Tech HiFace2 and iPad via Matrix USB + standalone NOS TDA1541 DAC
Android phones and tablets via USB + Resonessence Herus (mobile)
All DAC's and mods above done by Alisca Orange Ltd.

Cable Inventory

Alisca Orange

Power-Related Components

Alisca Orange

Other Audio Equipment

Primaluna tube amp
Parasound transistor amp
Alisca Orange GaN transistor amp

Audio-Related Tweaks

Alisca Orange
www.retroaudio.hu

Music Preferences

All of them.

zolkis's Recent Activity

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The Official Sony MDR-Z1R Flagship Headphone Thread (Live From IFA 2016)
zolkis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 5:05 am | 8632 replies | 496161 views
The Stax Thread III
zolkis posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/22/17 at 8:21am | 11566 replies | 710356 views
Fostex TH900 Impressions & Discussion Thread
zolkis posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/22/17 at 7:02am | 14900 replies | 983436 views
ATTICUS and EIKON, the new dynamic driver headphones from ZMF
zolkis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/22/17 at 1:50am | 2947 replies | 146879 views
Denon AH-7200
zolkis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/22/17 at 1:08am | 806 replies | 71879 views
Massdrop Fostex TH-X00 Ebony impressions thread
zolkis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/21/17 at 9:40am | 299 replies | 28248 views
Stax SR-007 Omega II MK1 vs MK2 vs SR-009 ? (Making the jump into High End)
zolkis posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/25/17 at 1:44am | 75 replies | 44120 views
MrSpeakers Electrostatic Prototype Listening Impressions
zolkis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/24/17 at 12:06pm | 232 replies | 19020 views
Fostex TH900 mods
zolkis posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/21/17 at 8:42am | 241 replies | 16994 views

 

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