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|Forum Post Count:
||2 weeks ago
||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.
||Stax SR-007 Mk2s
|Headphone Amp 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.
||Audio Note AN-V throughout except speakers where I use 2 x 2 mm solid copper core cabling.
||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.
||Upgraded parts in 3.1 DAC including Tantalum resistors throughout and V-Cap Teflon coupling caps.
||Electronic, Rock, Trance, Classical, Organ Music.
||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.
astrostar59's Recent Activity
Tubed Amplifers for the Stax SR-007 and SR-009, but what about Tubes in the front end?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/23/14 at 1:25am | 4 replies | 157 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 | 103 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 | 12746 views
The Stax Thread III
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/1/14 at 10:08am | 1654 replies | 75813 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 | 343 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 | 2348 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 | 227 views
The Stax thread (New)
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/24/13 at 11:12am | 24764 replies | 1708471 views
New NOS DAC from Metrum- OCTAVE MK11
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/8/13 at 1:31pm | 21 replies | 4330 views
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