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astrostar59

Location:

South Spain

Forum Post Count:

82

Join Date:

8/23/12

Last Online:

2 days, 15 hours ago

About Me:

50+ year old male trying to avoid the 9 - 5

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Cycllng obsessive, gym obsessive, outdoor freak.
Live music, flamenco or classical or rock.

What I do for a living:

I do web design and e-shop creation. Prior to that I was a graphic designer in the UK for 20+ years.

Headphone Inventory

Stax SR-007 Mk2s

Headphone Amp Inventory

SRM-717

Source Inventory

Mac Mini, M2Tech Evo full stack, Audio Note DAC 3.1 SE KIT, CEC TL51 CDP, Audio Note M3 Pre amplifier, Audio Note Conquest Monoblock 300b SETs, Zingali Overture 2s.

Cable Inventory

Audio Note AN-V throughout except speakers where I use 2 x 2 mm solid copper core cabling.

Power-Related Components

Custom Power cabling, separate ring mains, surge protector plugs (by Cables R Us UK).

Other Audio Equipment

JBL Extreme Base Station for casual portable bluetooth connected music.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Upgraded parts in 3.1 DAC including Tantalum resistors throughout and V-Cap Teflon coupling caps.

Music Preferences

Electronic, Rock, Trance, Classical, Organ Music.

Interests (non-headphone)

Walking, swimming in the Med, None Textile Sunbathing.

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

iPad, Canon G10, Proflex Full Fuel suspended mountain bike, Honda Civic 2.2 CDTI.

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The Stax Thread III
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/12/14 at 7:28am | 2056 replies | 93595 views
Anyone replace the cable on their SR-007s Mk2?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/24/14 at 7:24am | 1 replies | 62 views
Anyone modded an SR-007 Mk2 port to be like the Mk1?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/3/14 at 1:42pm | 4 replies | 130 views
Would you sell your whole collection for just one SR009/amp
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/3/14 at 11:25am | 269 replies | 12983 views
High-end headphones and high-end Hi-Fi - which is best?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 1/24/14 at 2:31pm | 6 replies | 399 views
Audio Note Tubed DAC 3.1 SE Build! (None Oversampling)
astrostar59 posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 1/24/14 at 2:22pm | 15 replies | 2646 views
Stax SR-007s Mk2s with Audio Note DAC and Mac Mini - system photos
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/1/13 at 11:43am | 1 replies | 250 views

 

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