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|Forum Post Count:
||3 days, 18 hours 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
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
||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.
astrostar59's Recent Activity
Which SR-009 amp sounds the most realistic to you?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/20/14 at 11:09am | 37 replies | 1239 views
The Stax Thread III
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Is anyone building the KGSSHV?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 10/11/14 at 3:54am | 482 replies | 40266 views
Stax SR-009 Channel Imbalance Trouble / Driver Problem?
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/26/14 at 3:27am | 634 replies | 40082 views
AudioValve RKV-II (OTL amp) (2014 version) + AudioValve Box adapter"VERTO" for Stax Headphone (and for low impedance...
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/22/14 at 11:51pm | 123 replies | 4654 views
Metrum NOS Hex Flagship DAC
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Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition
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New NOS DAC from Metrum- OCTAVE MK11
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/1/14 at 7:08am | 38 replies | 6709 views
MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)
astrostar59 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/29/14 at 4:05am | 151 replies | 13596 views
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