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||2 days, 11 hours ago
||50+ year old male enjoying being 'outside' Only exception - passion for listening to music.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Cycllng obsessive, gym obsessive.
Live music. Walking my Border Collie and Rough Collie.
|What I do for a living:
||I do anything I like doing (don't work anymore).
I was a graphic designer for 20 years.
||Stax SR-009 (June 2014 UK sourced)
thinking of buying second hand 507s as portable.
007 Mk2.5s - 12 months, 007A
Lambda Nova Signatures and SRD-7 - 13 years
Lambda Normal Bias & SRD-5? - 8 years
Pioneer SE-700 Piezo
Various IEM by Sennheiser and Sony
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||KGSShv 1968 450v Off-Board Compact Chassis
||Mac Mini 2014
M2Tech Evo full stack
Audio Note DAC 4.1 SE KIT NOS DAC
MacBook Pro Laptop
Metrum Accoustics Octave MkII NOS DAC
Khozmo Passive Preamplifier
Plinius SA-103 125 Watt Class A
Zingali Overture 2s Horn Hybrid Speakers
||Audio Note AN-V throughout except speakers where I use 2 x 2 mm solid copper core cabling.
The Missing Link 'The Link' Silver XLR cable
Some silver internal wiring
||Custom Power cabling, separate ring mains, surge protector plugs (by Cables R Us UK).
|Other Audio Equipment
||Plinius SA-103 Class A 125W Class A Power amplifier 2014 model
Zingali Horn hybrid speakers 2008 model
Khozmo Passive Pre-amp 2014 model
||Upgraded parts in 4.1 DAC including Tantalum resistors throughout and V-Cap Teflon coupling caps
Use New old stock tubes for the DAC.
||Electronic, Rock, Trance, Thrash Metal (Ramstein) Classical, Organ Music.
||Collie dogs (have 2) Fell Running, Mountain Biking, Gym, Photography.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||Canon EOS 70D with various Canon lenses.
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