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astrostar59

Location:

Leeds UK

Forum Post Count:

1625

Join Date:

8/23/12

Last Online:

3 hours, 20 minutes ago

About Me:

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.

Headphone Inventory

Stax SR-009 (June 2014 UK sourced)
Stax SR-0007A 2015 model
Had:
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

KGSShv Carbon (headinclouds)

Had:
2 x KGSShv 1968 450v Off-Board Compact Chassis
(headinclouds)
Stax SRM-717

Source Inventory

Mac Mini 2014 inc SSD with 12V DC circuit mod & running Audirvana+
Rednet 3 AOIP
Audio Note DAC 5 Special

MacBook Pro Laptop
AMR DP-777 NOS DAC

Speaker System
Khozmo Passive Preamplifier
Plinius SA-103 150 Watt Class A
Zingali Client Name EVO Horn Hybrid Speakers

Cable Inventory

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

Power-Related Components

PS Audio P10 Power Regenerator
HDPlex 100W Linear Power supply for 12V DC Mac Mini
Custom Power cabling, separate ring mains, surge protector plugs.
Dedicated mains breaker and ring main

Music Preferences

Electronic, Rock, Trance, Thrash Metal (Ramstein) Classical, Organ Music.

Interests (non-headphone)

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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The Sennheiser Orpheus 2? A First Look At The Sennheiser HE-1 (The New Orpheus)
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 11:48 pm | 2056 replies | 202149 views
LAMPIZATOR THREAD COMMENTS REVIEWS TUNING
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/17/17 at 7:02am | 667 replies | 70736 views
The DIY'rs Cookbook
astrostar59 posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 2/17/17 at 3:51am | 822 replies | 35010 views
DAC for SR-009/BHSE
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/15/17 at 10:13am | 75 replies | 11264 views
Stax SR-009 and T2 successors confirmed for spring 2017
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/15/17 at 3:03am | 86 replies | 9391 views
HIFIMAN Shangri-La: The New Electrostatic Headphones From HIFIMAN
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/17 at 2:44pm | 585 replies | 66078 views
The Stax Thread III
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/17 at 1:13pm | 11180 replies | 688585 views
KGSShv Carbon - hows it sound with the 009s?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/17 at 9:39am | 341 replies | 37990 views
Metrum Pavane
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/12/17 at 2:40am | 259 replies | 43362 views
The JPS Labs: Abyss AB-1266 Impressions Thread
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/9/17 at 1:32pm | 5259 replies | 389470 views

 

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