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||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)
Stax SR-0007A 2015 model
007 Mk2.5s - 12 months
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
||2 x KGSShv 1968 450v Off-Board Compact Chassis
||Mac Mini 2014
M2Tech Evo full stack
Audio Note DAC 4.1 SE KIT NOS DAC Max tweaked
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
||PS Audio P10 Power Regenerator
HDPlex 100W Linear Power supply for Mac Mini and M2 Tech
Custom Power cabling, separate ring mains, surge protector plugs.
Dedicated mains breaker and ring main
|Other Audio Equipment
||Plinius SA-103 Class A 125W Class A Power amplifier 2014 model
Zingali Horn hybrid speakers: Overture 2- 2008 model
Zingali Horn Hybrid speakers: Client Name Evo 1.2 - 2011 model
Khozmo Passive Pre-amplifier
||Upgraded parts in 4.1 DAC including Tantalum resistors throughout and Duelund coupling caps, Audio Note UK DAC 5 digital board, Kassei caps in the power supply NOS tubes.
C-Core Output transformers
||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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