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||Gave up on records and sold my Nakamichi Dragon Turntable years ago but wish I hadn't.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Audiophile. Home theater, Photograghy, classic car 64' Malibu SS convertible
|What I do for a living:
||Retired - previous Global Channel Manager for an electrical motor controls company
||Sennheiser HD600 with (silver plated copper) Toxic Cable, Audio Technica MTH-50s, Ultimate Ears Triple F1-10
Portable listening - when I want more bass Sony MDR-XB500
For Kindle books - TDK WR700 wireless,
TV late night listening Sennheiser wireless for the home theaters
Travel - Sony MDR-NC20 noise cancelling, Panasonic RP-HC250 noise cancelling
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||PS AUDIO Digital Link III, to Schiit Valhalla or sometimes a HeadRoom Supreme amp upgraded to reference running on 4 "D" cells - sounds better than it's power supply
||HP Pavilion dv7 , Pioneer DVD V7400,
Onkyo DT-9000 DAT recorder, Denon DA-500 PCM/DA
Travel - HiFiMan HM-602 via Cardas, Sony MS-PC2 MD recorder, Sony MZ-RH10 HI-MD recorder, Zune HD 32gb
If using a PC notebook - HeadRoom Total BitHead Portable Headphone Amp DAC
||Silver Toxic Cable, Cardas interconnects, Kimber silver plated usb cable, Tara Labs Prisim digital coaxial, Sony Fiber, Monster HDMI
||Power feed by Adcom ACE 515 which is feed from a Belkin AV surge
Monster and Belkin AV surge on othet systems
Whole house on 20kw Generac backup power
|Other Audio Equipment
||Main Home theater: Sony ES receivers, Krell amps, BluRay Ranasonic, Toshiba HD, Sony changer DVD/SCAD player Martin Logan ReQuest main speakers Martin Logan Theater center, Infinity surrounds and rear channels, Elemental Designs A7-900 sub and Samsung 61" HD TV "
Home theater 2: Pioneer receivers,Focal Chorus V and Infinity with REL sub, BluRay Ranasonic and recorder, 42" Plasma
Both systems have AT&T fiber Uverse cable, Monster, Belkin, Pure AV power surge filters, APC UPSs
||Woo Audio HPS-T headphone stand
||Rock - 30,000 mp3 files
CD 5000 - current
||Started with reel to reel then to cassettes (in the sixties) moved to Super VHS then to DAT then to MD High then to MP3 at 320 or FLAC whenever possible. Always disliked Apple's control of the music and the issues with ipod sound quality - I read Steve Jobs book and completed my dislike for his attempt to ownthe music and not let us tinker with what we buy from Apple. Great designs and good direction in forcing the progressive thinking i.e. Pixar.
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The Canon Thread
DougT posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 7/5/12 at 10:35am | 2513 replies | 100933 views
Pioneer DVD-V7400 Professional Grade DVD/CD Player - Excellent CD Transport with Coax Output
DougT posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 7/5/12 at 7:35am | 1 replies | 922 views
Should I get the Audio Technica ATH-m50s?
DougT posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/6/12 at 6:55pm | 9 replies | 983 views
Afraid of Fake ATH-M50... Is this real?
DougT posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/6/12 at 8:58am | 9 replies | 2049 views
Headphone comparison: Sennheiser HD 600, HD 700, HD 800, HD 25-1, and the Amperior; Audio-Technica ATH-M50s; Audez'e...
DougT posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/5/12 at 2:29pm | 130 replies | 30297 views
Teac UDH01-B D/A Converter with USB Audio Interface
reviewed by DougT 6/5/12 at 10:39am
updated their location 5/31/12 at 10:20am
Would like advise on what to upgrade for a noticable improvement - under $1k
DougT posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/21/12 at 7:30am | 5 replies | 228 views
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