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|Forum Post Count:
||10 hours, 51 minutes ago
||50+ year old male trying to avoid the 9 - 5
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Cycllng obsessive, gym obsessive, outdoor freak.
Live music. Walking my Border Collie.
|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.
||Stax SR-009 (June 2014 UK sourced)
thinking of buying second hand 507s as portable.
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||KGSShv 1968 450v off-Board Compact
||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
Audio Note Conquest 2 x Monoblock 300b SETs
Zingali Overture 2s Horn Hybrid Speakers
||Audio Note AN-V throughout except speakers where I use 2 x 2 mm solid copper core cabling.
Some silver internal wiring
||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.
Use New old stock tubes for the DAC.
||Upgraded parts in 4.1 DAC including Tantalum resistors throughout and V-Cap Teflon coupling caps
||Electronic, Rock, Trance, Trash (Ramstein) Classical, Organ Music.
|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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